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Garage Door Security: Secure and Control Your Home from Anywhere

As Vivint continues to lead the industry with innovative smart home technology and home security, it should be of little surprise to find we also offer intelligently designed garage door controllers that allow you to remotely monitor and secure your home's garage.

How innovation creates a better garage door control for your home

Interestingly enough, the electric garage door openers were invented in 1926 by C.G. Johnson. However, it is only with the continuing technological improvements that it can be monitored and opened or closed from anywhere. These invaluable innovations offer any number of benefits for homeowners everywhere including garage door security.

Improved home security

While garages make great additional storage spaces for your home, not only for a car but additional items as well, they are also well-known entry points for burglars and thieves. This is why a smart garage door opener is such an important aspect of your home security system to help prevent intruders and leave you feeling safe, knowing your garage is secure.

Although, for additional security and to help avoid costly break-ins, it is recommended that you install an additional locks on the door that leads from the garage to your home and any exterior doors leading to the garage.

Securing your garage door windows and any other entry point is a great way to add additional security measures. You can also deter potential thieves by keeping your windows covered and by making sure the outside or your garage has enough light to keep those intruders at bay.

Remote garage monitoring

When used with a Garage Door Tilt Sensor, it's easy to access your door's status from the Vivint Smart Home app or the Vivint Smart Hub. This eliminates the worry that you may have accidentally left it open, because you can check it anytime, from anywhere. Additionally, Vivint will send automatic notifications alerting you to your door's status.

Door security and control from anywhere

Whether you are at home, at work, on vacation or outside in your driveway, the Garage Door Controller is a garage door opener that allows you to smart technology to automatically open and close your garage via the app. This means you'll never again have to worry about nosy neighbors or thieves exploring what's in your garage. No more worrying about a misplaced garage door remote control or driving all the way home because you think you forgot to shut the door.

Control your garage door with the Vivint Smart Home app

This level of control is easy to use and an improvement over the traditional garage door opener, where your car has to be in proximity to the garage in order for the remote to open the garage door. Now you can be sure your garage is closed and house is locked from anywhere.

Your smart garage door opener provides additional safety

Garage doors have been known to pose safety risks in their own right. With the Garage Door Controller, any time you open or close the door through the app or control panel, the system will automatically alert those in the vicinity that it is about to begin moving. It does this with a garage door alarm that makes an audible beeping alert accompanied by a flashing light. The garage door alarm gives those in the area plenty of time to be sure to move out of the way.

Smart home convenience

With the advancements being made in smart home technology and automatic remote controls, gone are the days when—rain or shine—you had to leave your car, unlock and open the garage by entering a code into your keypad, return to the vehicle, drive in, then close the door from the inside.

Now, you don't have to break a sweat to easily save energy, improve door security and monitor your home's garage door status with the push of a few buttons via the app or control panel. As an added convenience, you can personalize your experience by customizing the automatic notifications you receive.

Add cameras for better control

By integrating your garage door with a smart home system, you can enjoy added garage door security. Installing outdoor cameras near your garage can give you a window into what's happening in and around your garage with a live video feed. It's also easy to review the video footage later at your convenience.

Protect your home and garage with Vivint

Getting started with smart garage door control doesn't have to be hard. With professional installation our Smart Home Pros will take care of the set up and help you enjoy better garage control and security and leave you and your family feeling safe. Give us a call at 800.646.1469 for a free quote today.

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