Adding smart technology to your garage door system can have big benefits when it comes to safety, security, and convenience. This added technology has become more common due the simplicity and capabilities that can make life easier while making you feel safer. There are so many options now for smart technology integration in garage doors.
Smart garage door openers can come with many features such as cameras, timers, programmable lights, motion detection, automatic locks, and more. With wifi connection, you can have total control over your opener from virtually anywhere! You can essentially turn your smartphone into a remote control for your garage door. Need to let someone in the house while you are out? No problem, you can grant them access. Having a rough morning, arrived at work and can’t remember if you closed the garage door? Check the app on your phone and close it remotely from wherever you may be, no need to drive all the way back home!
Liftmaster has introduced a new smart garage video keypad which can be a great addition to your smart opener. This video keypad is becoming popular due to its latest safety features. Many households commonly use the garage door as their primary entrance. This keypad allows you to monitor any one coming and going from your garage. You can even set up personalized codes and create limits on days and times when they can be used. This gives you complete control and awareness over who is coming and going and when. You can use it to monitor your kids, contractors, dog walkers, et cetera. The keypad has a swivel mount so you can see who is approaching from your driveway and you can set up alerts to be notified when it detects motion. Even more, there is a 2-way call button so you can video live stream and remotely let the person in through your smartphone app!
Smart garage door technology is extremely useful! Here is a list of the top reasons why you should upgrade.
- Improved home security
Newer features like camera, motion detection, and timers can assist you in easily monitoring your garage and give you an increased sense of safety and security.
- Simple monitoring
Monitoring has never been easier. With your smartphone, you can check your garage door operation from anywhere as long as you have internet access. Have access to logs and receive alerts to notify you of when your door is being opened and closed. Video monitoring from your smartphone as well as 2-way calls to communicate with visitors.
- Use your smartphone as your garage door remote
Control your garage door’s operation with your smartphone when your traditional remote is not in range. Keep your traditional remote safely at home to avoid the possibility of thieves stealing it from your car to gain access to your garage.
- Easy to set up
Setting up smart technology for your garage door is probably a lot easier than you think! It can be done quickly by simply connecting the device to your home’s wifi and downloading the app.
- Secure deliveries
Porch pirates have been on the rise in the last few years. To avoid having your parcels stolen, you can opt to have them delivered inside your garage with certain delivery services like Amazon. This allows the delivery driver to have access to your garage during the delivery time only and will automatically close the door once the delivery is completed.
- Integrate with IOS and Android devices
Easily pair your garage door smart technology with Google Assistant, Nest, Siri, Alexa, Apple Homekit and HomeLink for hands-free commands.
Outdated garage door openers and keypads lack efficiency and security that is now offered with newer technology. There are so many benefits to using smart technology with your garage door, that it is well worth the investment. Interested in upgrading or want more information on smart garage door technology? Contact The Door Master! We can get you set up with the most current smart technology on the market for your garage door.