Liftmaster Garage Door Openers-Chain Drive

There are 4 different types of Liftmaster garage door openers to choose from, chain drive, screw drive, belt drive and side mount jack shaft opener. Today we are going to focus on the most popular model which is the Liftmaster 3255 1/2 HP garage door opener.  This has been the choice of most homeowners who want to low cost but reliable garage door motor.  Southern Home Creations have installed thousands of these openers through out the metro Atlanta area.  Some of the standard features include the following:

1) 4 year motor warranty

2) Protective sensor saftey eyes

3) Equipped with PosiLock® – stops intruders by securely locking the garage door when it is down

4) Manual release handle in case of power failure

The Liftmaster garage door opener can be installed by one of our technicians in less than an hour.  All of our technicians go through an extensive training class in order to become a Certified Southern Home Creations garage door & garage door opener installer.  They always doing safety tests on your existing garage door to make sure the springs are balanced correctly and that the overhead door is working as it should. Many people think that the garage door opener does the heavy lifting to raise and lower your overhead door but that’s not the case.  It is actually the springs that do all the work and the powerful Liftmaster Model 3255 only acts has a guide to assist the springs.  We will be blogging about all the different models over the next few weeks so keep checking us out at or call us at (770) 758-2324.


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At LMS Garage Doors, we believe in building strong relationships with our customers—and that starts with being honest and upfront about what we can do for you. We are committed to customer satisfaction from start to finish: from providing an estimate that includes all costs involved with installing a new garage door system (including materials) to working with local contractors if necessary; from installing the system in a timely fashion; and finally, to providing ongoing support after the installation is complete.

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