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Installing an Automatic Garage Door Is a Good Idea

Installing an Automatic Garage Door Is a Good Idea By Shea Richardson
HIPhome Columnist
December 31, 1969

Simply having a garage is beneficial because it will protect your car from the outside elements and reduce the weather damage to your vehicle. Your life can even be better by making the decision to install an automatic garage door. This decision will be beneficial to you and your family in several ways, including the convenience of having a garage door opener. These are very small and can be kept in your vehicle.

Benefits of a Garage Door Opener

A garage door opener simply provides convenience. It will make getting into your home quick and easy after being away. An automatic garage door opener will also save you time and give you a sense of security.

Having your garage door opened by a hand-held opener will also keep you out of the heat, cold, and rain. When you leave your home, a garage door opener allows you to open and close your garage door with the touch of a button.

Varieties Available

Some brands include battery back-up so that your garage door will operate even when you may lose power. Other types come with an outside keypad for keyless entry. This is convenient if you leave your home and forget your hand-held garage door opener. You will have a code that will be entered on the touchpad control.

There are also safety sensors available that will automatically reverse your garage door if an obstruction is detected. Many affordable types are available from which to choose, so simply your life and install an automatic garage door.

About the Author
An accomplished educator and writer, Shea Richardson has several years of teaching experience in the Georgia public school system. She holds a degree in Education from Georgia State University and specializes in topics spanning technology, education, and group dynamics.

*Before you apply any of the advice described on the Hip-home.com website, you should consider if the advice is safe and suitable for your individual home situation and consult experts as necessary to evaluate the suitability for your circumstances.
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