Can I use my smartphone to operate my garage door opener?

Once the fancy of futuristic books and movies, now everyone can experience the benefits of smart home technology. There are apps and devices you can use no matter how tech savvy you are or how big your budget is.

With smart technology, control of your home and place of business is right in the palm of your hand. Smart devices allow you to customise your environment for maximum comfort and safety, as well as make your life more convenient. You can adjust your thermostat, turn your lights on and off, view who’s at your door, and even operate your garage door or garage shutters.

Smart Garage Door Openers

If you already operate your garage door with an opener, you should be able to buy a device that will adapt your existing system to work with your phone. Otherwise, you can go all in and upgrade to whole new smart garage door system.

Any smart garage door or opener you buy will allow your mobile phone or tablet to open and close your garage door. Other wireless openers come with more advanced features that give you even more control and peace of mind about your property.

Benefits of a Smart Garage Door Opener

  • Convenience: You can have your garage door open and close with the touch of a button. Some even work hands-free with voice commands.
  • Security: Smart garage door openers are more secure than tradition or manual models because they are encrypted and more difficult to hack. You can also set up alerts on your phone that tell you if your door is being tampered with or if it’s been open for an unusual amount of time.
  • Smoke, Temperature, and CO2 Detection: Some smart garage door openers have additional safety features built in like temperature, smoke, and carbon monoxide detectors.
  • Accountability: History of who opened the door and when can be stored and easily accessed within the app if you opt to turn on this feature.

For other bespoke and unique solutions for your garage doors or garage shutters, contact Direct Shop Fronts. We are industry experts in planning, designing, and customising high quality residential and commercial spaces of all sizes.

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