They say old is gold. Not so when it comes to garage door openers. Here, the new have a lot more to offer than the old. So, why do you need a new garage door opener?
Most modern garage doors come fitted with an automatic reversal mechanism. This includes sensors that cause the door to reverse if it meets an object on its path while closing. Such doors are safer for children and pets.
Modern doors are opened with rolling codes rather than fixed codes. This means the code keeps changing, making it difficult for would-be thieves to access the code and gain entry into your home.
You are probably familiar with that neighbor with a noisy garage door, or maybe you are that neighbor. Modern garage doors are less noisy due to screw or belt drives that have replaced the old noisy chain drives.
Keyless garage openers eliminate the need for keys, which could get lost or duplicated. All you need is a code to enter the garage. Better still, ultra modern garage doors will use your fingerprints as keys. Gone is the headache of having to remember where you kept your keys. Fortunately, you may be able to have a keypad mounted outside your existing garage. If not, replacing your garage door is an option. Modern garage doors come with battery backup to ensure you can access your garage even when there is a power outage.
Garage door openers have gone high-tech. You can now control your garage door remotely. There are now applications that allow you to monitor your garage open and close your garage door from your phone or tablet, from anywhere in the world. You cannot benefit from this technology with an old garage door.
A modern garage will instantly increase the curb appeal of your home. Installing a modern garage opener will help you sell your home faster and get more money out of it. A new garage door opener will offer you many benefits over an older one: Greater safety and security, more convenience and high tech features. It will also add value to your home. If you think you cannot afford a new garage opener, ask yourself whether you can afford to live without all these modern conveniences.
Fortunately, you may not have to replace the entire door to enjoy some of these features. You can simply have them installed on your existing door by a garage door installation professional.
25 March 2018
How secure your garage door is depends on several elements. How old is the garage door? How well is it maintained? Are there broken windows? Do you have a lock on the door? These are just a few things to check for to find out just how secure your garage door is. Chances are, the items that you store in your garage are of great value, and if they are stolen, they could be hard to replace. This blog is all about increasing garage security. You will learn when to replace the garage door, find out about the different kinds of locks and tips for making the garage as secure as it possibly can be.