4 Ways to Garage Door Automation Protects Your Home

by | Jul 20, 2022 | Strauss Security

Do you remember when you could leave your front door unlocked all day? When kids would run in and out of houses all summer – without a worry in the world? Unfortunately those days are in the past. You worked hard to purchase a home, and provide for your family, now it is time to take the steps to have peace of mind and ensure that all you have worked hard for is protected. Unfortunately, in the current state of the world, security is more important than ever to protect you and your loved ones.

You may have thought of all the obvious places to protect your home: security cameras, window and door sensors, and safes – but have you considered what a residential garage door control system can do for you? Here are 4 ways that you can better use your garage door as a vital part of your home security system:

1. Control Remotely

With the smart garage automation system from Strauss Security, you can access your garage remotely to open and close whenever you need to. Whether it is to let a neighbor in to borrow a tool, to let a house cleaner into your home, or for a delivery to be placed in the garage instead of on your porch – you can open and close your garage door from anywhere. Our smart garage automation provides you with the ability to operate your garage door remotely from anywhere through the app on your smartphone. 

2. Automatic Closing

We have all done it – driven away in a rush and forget to close the garage. With the Strauss Security system smart garage automation system, there are two options that have your back if this happens:

  • You can program your garage to automatically close any time you are away from your home.
  • You can program your smart garage system from Strauss Security with a Geofence which will close your garage when you exit the geofence (a Geofence is a geographic boundary, which enables a trigger when you car or garage door opener leaves a particular area).

3. Set a Schedule

You can secure your home by setting up a schedule to close your garage door and turn off your lights at a set time every night with Strauss Security. You can also program your garage door to close if it’s been open for over a certain amount of time. This way you can rest assured that the garage door is closed every night without having to get out of bed when you have that late night realization that you forgot!

4. Z-Wave Garage Door Controller

If you own a Z-Wave Garage Door Controller or have ever been interested in purchasing one, the Strauss security system can link with it to work together in protecting your home.

If you are unfamiliar, a Z-Wave Garage Door Controller can emit audio and visual alerts to warn people nearby when the garage door is about to open or close. It can work with your SEI Security system to send status updates on when the garage door is closed, open, or moving.

Keeping your home secure and your family safe can feel like a full time job, but by utilizing the smart garage system you are able to spend more time enjoying your family.

 

CONTACT US TO KEEP YOUR HOME SECURE

Protect your home today by knowing all the options Strauss Security provides for the safety of your home. Contact Strauss Security Solutions today to discuss how we can ensure you have all the tools you need.

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