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Garage Door Opener Installation 

Garage door openers are a great investment because they are easy to maintain and can last for decades if you care for them properly. Whether you are considering adding a garage door opener to your home or you have an old one that needs replacing, call a professional. They will be able to get the job done to the highest standards, leaving you with a safe and secure garage door opener that meets the needs of your busy lifestyle. 

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Garage door opener installation cost

There are lots of different options available for your garage door opener installation, so you are sure to find something that suits your budget. Here is a quick cost breakdown:



The average cost of labor to install a garage door opener is $108-$263*.



Materials for this project cost $150-$300* on average. You will find chain-drive openers are the least expensive, while screw drive and direct drive models are at the higher end of this price range and belt-drive openers are a good mid-range option.


Additional components

If you have children or pets you may want to consider adding sensors to your garage door opener to ensure their safety. This costs $50-$100*. Additional lighting falls within the same price range.


Frequently Asked Questions

Will I need a new garage door before I can install an opener?
If you have an older garage door that is all in one piece rather than being made up of horizontal sections, you will likely need to replace it. The national average cost of garage door installation is $1,020*. Speak to a local contractor to find out more about garage door prices and installation in your area.   
How much do garage door opener remotes and keypads cost?
You can buy garage door remotes for $30-$40*, while keypads are slightly more expensive at $30-$60*. Your contractor may charge a fee for their labor on top of the cost of these parts. Keypads are a great option if you are worried about losing the remote or live somewhere like an apartment building, where you cannot hand a remote to visitors.
How long does it take to install a garage door opener? 
Times may vary depending on what is needed, but you can expect the professionals to have the job completed within two to three hours. This can rise to between three and four hours if you have a garage door that needs to be replaced.

*Cost estimates referenced are sourced from HomeAdvisor, Angie's List and other national home improvement websites.

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