Garage doors are often another way into your home. This makes garage security as essential as front door security. An automatic garage door opener is a great way of ensuring you family, home and possessions are kept safe when you’re home and when you’re not around. Automatic garage doors can only be can only be accessed from the outside with a code or garage door remote. The automatic opener is geared so that the door cannot be pushed or pulled open from the outside.
Automatic garage doors can also be controlled via a smartphone app, providing you with additional security benefits. You can monitor your garage door 24/7 and receive notifications whenever anyone uses the door. There’s also a built-in activity log that displays usage history so you can see who has operated your garage door and when.
Old manual garage doors often require you to lift up a heavy door from the ground. To prevent any potential injuries doing this, you can opt for automatic garage doors which will do the heavy lifting for you. Automatic garage doors are ideal for homes with children, elderly people and those with health conditions that prevent them from manually operating a garage door.
With an automatic garage door, you’ll never have to worry about people getting injured from the doors closing on them as there are in-built sensors. If the garage door comes into contact with an obstruction on its way down, it automatically reverses or stops if it is obstructed on its way back up. An infra-red beam can sense if a child, pet or vehicle, moves under the door while closing and stop and reverse before it makes contact.