In this digital age there is no wonder that garage doors have finally succumbed to it – with homeowners all across Sheffield and the surrounding South Yorkshire area now looking to make their doors ‘smart’. But with technology comes a price tag, so how worthwhile are these new gadgets and should we be investing in them?
At ABi Garage Doors Ltd, our experts have prepared the following list of ‘smart’ options for garage doors that homeowners could look to install to their home.
- You can now chose to open, close and monitor your garage door from anywhere in the world using your smart phone – a bit crazy if you ask us, but it saves you getting out of the car and manually opening your door like many of us did in the past!
- We are in a world of alerts and now alongside your Facebook notifications you can now be sent alerts to your phone when your garage door opens or closes. This is a good way to see if any unwanted guests are in your home – but it could get slightly annoying!
- Such technologies can even integrate themselves with home-automation systems such as lights, thermostats, cameras and locks.
So would these technologies be useful for Sheffield homeowners? Our garage door experts understand the need for technology throughout the home – we are developing quickly, so there is no surprise a garage door is on the list of smart apps. However, it all depends on how much you use your garage door and if you want to increase the security on your home.
We are always on hand to advise Sheffield homeowners on new technology as well as the security and durability of the garage doors we provide. Should you wish to know more about any of our garage door products, such as roller garage doors and timber garage doors, please call us on 01142 055151.