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It is sad but true thieves find it easier to break in to homes during the summer months, you see these criminals will drive throughout neighborhoods and check to see if a home is left unattended for long and when they pick up on the pattern they strike! Most of the home burglaries occur because a garage door was left unlocked or the locking mechanism wasn’t secure enough to with stand the criminals attempts to pick the lock.
While you are getting ready for your long awaited summer vacation take these few steps to ensure that when you return your home and belongings will be untouched.
Like previously stated a majority of home break ins occur through the garage door, so the number one tip is to make sure you lock the door before you go. Just about every garage door is made with the side door bolt lock
the issue is that the side door bolt lock is the most common and simplest type of garage door lock meaning it is not that difficult for a thief to get the lock opened. There are however other more secure options available.
The next step up in security is the T-Handle Lock this lock gets its name for the shape of the handle like the Side Door Bolt lock the T-Handle lock uses two bolts that slides into a slot on either side of the garage door just providing a bit more security and difficultly to open without the key.
Still not satisfied? Neither are we ready to jump up yet another level of security its time for the Electronic Door Lock.
The Electronic Door Lock uses advanced technology to secure the garage door, still using the bolts that slide into the slots on the tracks of the door the difference in this lock is it doesn’t use a key instead to open up the door the Electronic Door Lock requires a fingerprint or pass code to gain access to the garage. The Electronic Door Lock is the most secure you can get and it is highly recommended that you seek professional garage door assistance when installing this type of lock.
A garage door company will be able to provide you with not only the information on the various options you have to keep your garage door locked and secured but also send the professional out to install it for you.
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For years, garage door openers have helped home owners to easily access their garage space without having to do more than lift a finger. This easy of access is even more beneficial if you have young children or elderly who may not be able to physically open the garage door otherwise. However, the motorization of garage door openers is hardly the last step in convenience. As smart technology has seeped more and more into everyday life, many aspects of your home which you would not generally associate with smart technology are becoming smart enabled. For garage door openers this means more convenience than ever when accessing your garage, or features which you would never dream a garage door opener would have.
By having a smart technology enabled garage door opener, homeowners are able to open and close their garage door from anywhere in the world. In addition to being able to open and close your garage doors it also allows for you to check whether you had closed the door once you left. Those of us who tend to be forgetful, especially when leaving in the morning, can see a great benefit from garage door openers like these. Parents can take solace in the fact that they are able to check whether their children have arrived home after school and even confirm that the garage door was closed behind them. With this type of convenience you can have packages safely delivered, give entry to an unexpected house guess and even help you get back in if you have locked yourself out of your home. The convenience that smart technology enabled garage door openers offer is a of great benefit in many sitautations. American Best Garage Doors has professional technicians who are able to dicuss your smart opener needs with you directly and can then provide you with installation. Smart garage door openers are also recommended in some cricumstances because of the effect they can have on a garage door’s lifespan. For any garage door service you may be looking for, contact us today to speak with a professional directly. He will be able to work with your needs to determine which options will work best.
There is no doubt that older garage door opener still do offer a great benefit to homeowners. However, that pales in comparasion to the convenience which can be achieved by having smart garage door openers installed. As this technology continues to become more and more popular, the cost of such materials will decrease in cost. This is one of the reasons that smart garage door openers are becoming more popular at the current time. Contact American Best Garage Doors today to discuss the smart opener options which are available for you. There is no doubt that smart openers are able to give you a great number of benefits which many homeowners would never dream of being able to have.
The weather is warming up as spring arrives. With the nicer weather comes a natural inclination to spend more time outdoors for both work and enjoyment. In order to get the most out of your outdoor experiencing, ensuring that your garage door is functioning properly is a high priority. Unless you use your garage to park your vehicle everyday it is unlikely that you have given your garage door much work over the winter months. At the start of spring you will want to not only ensure that your garage is in the most organized state, but also the highest functioning.
One of the most common areas of a garage door system which can require repair is the garage door springs. Garage door springs hold a great deal of tension due to the stress that they are under when functioning. This can lead to damage of malfunction of the spring that can leave your garage door disabled. At the start of spring it is wise to test the function of your garage door to ensure that weather and inactivity have not taken a toll on your garage door springs. If you have a garage door spring that needs to be replaced, you may feel inclinced to attempt a repair yourself. It is highly advisable to avoid this situation. Garage door springs play a vital role in the function of your door, however they are still relatively inexpensive to have replaced when compared to the panels of your garage door. If you complete spring replacement by yourself, you could be setting yourself up for a hefty repair bill in the future if this spring replacement is not completed properly. By choosing a professional garage door company to replace your springs you are not only more likely to have a successful replacement service, but you will also have a warranty in case any damage does occur down the line.
Garage door springs are not the only part of your garage door system which can be in need of repairs during the spring. You can turn to a professional garage door repairman to provide you with the replacement of your existing panels. Panels can become discolored, or damaged, for a number of reasons. Whether it is an emergency replacement, or once which has been caused over the long term, turning to a professional can help you find a panel that will fit your exact needs. Additionally, automatic openers and rollers can also become damaged. Fortunately for garage door owners, rollers are the least expensive part to have replaced. Automatic opener repair can be the most frustrating to repaired becayuse while it is disabled you can be locked out of, or in, your garage. Speak with your local profesisonal in order to have the malfunction of your garage door diagnosed.
With the warm weather fast approaching, it is time to ensure that you will be ready for long summer weekends outside. Part of thise is making sure that your garage door is going to function throughout the summer months. It is highly recommended to find a garage door professional that you trust to complete repair and replacement service for you. By comparing companies you will be able to find the professional who most fits your needs, while also ensuring that you will have an individual to turn to should anything go wrong.read more »