4 Garage Door Hacks to Keep Your Home Secure



Your Gilbert garage door is a big entry point into your home. Some burglars will just wait for the door to be left open to sneak inside. Others will just bypass the door’s security as a means of gaining entry. Many people leave the door leading from their home to their garage unlocked since they think of the garage door as their security, so this makes it easy for the burglar to get inside once bypassing the garage door. 


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You need to take steps to secure your garage door and your home. Here are four hacks you can do to keep your home secure: 



Keep Your Remote Out of Sight


Most people keep their garage door opener in Mesa right on their visor or their dashboard in their vehicle. That’s where it’s easiest to access when leaving or entering your home. Unfortunately, that’s also where it’s easy for burglars to see. 

It’s quite easy for a burglar to smash your side window and get into your vehicle. When that happens, they can also grab your opener and gain easy access to your house. Just stay safe and stow your garage door remote in a glove box or other compartment when you’re not in the vehicle. 


“Lock” Your Garage Door Opener


Garage door opener manufacturers, especially LiftMaster, deeply care about your safety and security. Most garage door openers come with a “lock” feature. This feature doesn’t physically lock the garage door so it doesn’t move, but disables the remotes from working in the event your remote gets stolen. 

Your outside keypad will still work, because that is a coded entry and bypasses the lock feature. 

You can use the lock feature as much as you would like and it is very simple to deactivate when not in use. Best times to use this feature is at night if you park your cars outside, or also when you leave to go on a trip. 


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Install an Automatic Deadbolt


Another garage door hack that most people don’t know about are automatic deadbolts. Depending on your garage door opener brand and model, you maybe able to have this locked installed on your Gilbert garage door that will increase the security of your garage door. The lock is installed inside your garage, so it cannot be manually opened from outside your home.

These locks will automatically unlock and lock whenever you open and close your garage door. 


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Repair Damage Quickly


Damage to your Mesa garage door can do more than threaten the health of your property. It can also create a security weakness. 

Routinely check in on elements like the weather stripping, safety sensors, pulleys, hinges, springs, door tracks, and garage door balance to make sure they are in good condition. Make any needed garage door repairs in Mesa as quickly as possible. You’ll ensure that your door is safe and that it is more secure. 

Take care of your garage door. It is a critical component of your home, affecting everything from energy efficiency to pest control to security. With a healthy garage door, you can ensure that both your family and your home are safe – not only from injury from a failing garage door but also from would-be burglars that would exploit your garage door to get inside your home.

Take these steps to increase your garage door’s security, and call a same day garage door service  as soon as you notice signs of trouble. Keep up with routine maintenance and make repairs quickly. 


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Call Same Day Garage Door Services in Arizona to schedule your routine garage door maintenance or repairs. We are a family owned and operated company that has a reputation for exceptional service and dependable results. Our technicians are licensed, bonded, and insured, and we offer a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee on all our work. We perform same day repairs and install new garage doors. We can ensure that your garage door is in top condition and is secure. Call us today to get same day garage door repair service or to get a free, no-obligation estimate on a new garage door installation.


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