Must Have: Garage Door Accessories

Regardless of its design, the garage door is today considered one of the most important features of many home properties. Your garage door is there to protect your vehicles from damage by unpredictable weather, and to ensure your “prized rides” are kept safe from intruders.

Make your garage more functional and maximize what it can do for you by incorporating four of the most innovative garage door accessories available today.

wireless numeric keypad

1.     Wireless numeric keypad

Gone are the days when wireless keypads were considered luxurious commodities you could do without. Nowadays, they are considered a necessity, especially for families with school-aged children.

Apart from its many useful features, this amazing innovation will spare you the inconvenience of having to carry around bulky keys in your pocket.  In addition, you’ll no longer have to worry about losing or misplacing your keys.

Today, many parents have opted for the wireless numeric keypad instead of entrusting their kids with keys.

Garage door opener

2.      Garage door opener as part of Garage Door Accessories

Most openers are reliable and easy to install. However, much of its popularity can be attributed to the protection it provides both from unpredictable weather and shady characters, especially at night.

With a single push of a button, the garage door will open immediately, allowing you to pull right in, ever so conveniently.  In addition, most remotes are lightweight and can be programmed with up to 29 million transmitter code combinations.

laser parking assist

3.     Laser parking assist

Do you find yourself struggling when parking in your garage? Hanging a tennis ball from the ceiling or using tire stop mats to tell you how close you are can be effective, but laser parking aids can help you protect your vehicle much more efficiently.

Fortunately, this helpful device is fairly affordable, so you don’t really have to be concerned about your budget. In addition, laser parking assistants are very easy to install, which makes it even more appealing.

Another appealing feature is that these nifty devices make it very easy to park in the exact same position every time.  They emit a class 2 laser beam from the ceiling to your dashboard, or to another fixed position on your vehicle. This is a very useful garage door accessory.

chamberlain garage door monitor

4.     Garage door monitors

If you’re the type who often forgets to close your garage door, you might be running the risk of home theft.  To make matters worse, by neglecting to close your garage door you also waste money by allowing heat to escape from your home.

Fortunately, garage door monitors can be mounted easily using a Velcro strip. The moment your door is opened, sensors send signals to the monitor, causing a red light to flash. Be certain to plug the monitor in somewhere where you will easily notice the flashing red light.

The importance of garage doors cannot be overstated. Considering all the benefits they offer, investing in accessories that add to their effectiveness should be considered money well spent.