5 Automation Devices for Modern Garage Doors

November 30, 2017 - By 
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Home automation devices are designed to make your life just a little bit easier. Who doesn’t like convenience?

In a world with so many distractions, it’s easy to have your attention diverted from a task. Maybe you’ve misplaced your house keys in the hurry to leave the house, or maybe you’ve forgotten to close your garage door.

With modern garage doors, the latter doesn’t have to be a problem anymore. Read on to find out our top 5 automation devices for modern garage doors.

1. Chamberlain MyQ-G0201

The Chamberlain MyQ-G0201 is everything you could want in a garage automation device. This nifty gadget will monitor, open, and close your garage door from anywhere as long as you use your smartphone.

It’s compatible with most modern garage doors’ opening systems made after 1993 that have standard safety sensors. Its easy installation makes it super convenient.

If you’re in the process of a garage door installation and the thought of setting up a tech system feels intimidating, fear not! It doesn’t take long at all to set this little thing up.

Since it’s controlled via smartphone, it comes with its own MyQ Garage App. It’s compatible with both Apple and Android devices. For security purposes, you can choose whether you want the app to notify you when your garage door opens and closes.

2. Garageio Garage Door Opener

The Garageio garage door opener is another easy to install beauty. With this neat gadget, you can open or close your garage door with a simple swipe of your smartphone. This particular model is also compatible with Amazon Alexa.

The great thing about this model is its range. You can implement modern security for your garage from the other side of the world if necessary. Wherever you are, you can rest assured your garage and its contents are safe and secure.

You can also easily grant and remove device access to anyone. There’s no limit on the number of users, so there’s no need to share existing codes or invest in extra openers.

3. Asante Garage Door Opener

This device is compatible with multiple modern garage doors.

The Asante door opener also offers the option of LED lights for better night vision.

You can not only control but also see your garage with their amazing free app. It boasts unlimited cloud access, too, as well as an optional push notification system.

4. GoControl/Linear GD00Z-4

This model makes a great addition to established smart homes. Easy to install and use, it also provides both visual and audio warnings before any garage door movement occurs.

The GoControl has a range of roughly 100 feet and is compatible with most garage door openers.

With an average rating of 4-5 stars on Amazon, you know you’re getting quality with GoControl.

5. LiftMaster MyQ Universal Garage Door Opener

This reasonably priced and reliable model is compatible with both older and newer garage door openers.

This is perfect if you’re not the most tech-savvy homeowner. The device can control up to two garage doors at once (provided you have an extra door sensor), as well as up to 16 MyQ enabled devices.

Suffice it to say, you’ll be getting your money’s worth with LiftMaster.

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