We got a call from Jack, who owns an older 1960’s home in Sacramento.

His existing Geni garage door openers are as old as the house! Talk about vintage!

Jack’s plan is to turn his home into a rental, so he is busy with remodel projects to get it ready to rent out.

One big pain point of the home were these old openers, and the existing one piece wooden garage doors that are massive and heavy!

Jack didn’t want to take a risk with a rental of having any issues with the garage, so he was looking to replace the openers with a strong, durable option that can stand up to the weight of his wood garage doors.

We decided the LiftMaster 8587W garage door openers were the best pick. They are a 3/4 Horsepower chain drive garage door opener. We also installed a reinforced steel rail to add extra security.

This opener has LiftMaster’s strongest motor with i-beam rail system that can lift the heaviest doors.

The openers also have WiFi capabilities, so you can control the opener from a smart phone. The openers also feature garage door lock that deadbolts the garage door once it’s closed for added security.

The garage door openers are installed, and look great! Jack can now finish up his home remodel projects and get his house on the rental market with the peace of mind that his garage doors won’t cause any issues.