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Garage Doors and Protecting Your Property

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Your garage door is one of the biggest protectors of your property. It guards your car and, in a lot of cases, an entry point into your home. It’s natural to want to make sure that your garage door is protecting your property as much as possible. So, what are some of the ways we can do this? There are added security features, safety features and mechanisms that we can use, ensuring that your garage door security is unbeatable. Let’s take a closer look below.

Security features

One of the best ways to make sure your garage door is effective in protecting your property is by investing in security features. We’re not talking about super high-tech devices like eye scanners or voice recognition – these security systems can be a lot simpler than you think.


A motorised garage door, for example, is a lot better at protecting your property than one with a handle. Motorised doors have no handle for intruders to try to open, on the off chance that you’ve forgotten to lock it. Motorised doors keep your garage locked as soon as it’s closed.

Motion sensors

Motion sensor lights are a popular feature for garage doors that also help protect your property. These lights detect motion at nighttime, scaring off potential invaders who dread being seen. They’re an easy, cost-effective solution to making your garage more secure.

Automatic closing timer

If you or one of your family members is particularly forgetful when it comes to closing the garage door, don’t worry! There’s a great solution that will help to protect your property. Timers can be installed so that your garage door closes after a few minutes of being open. Sensor lights will detect if something is blocking the garage door’s path and prevent it from closing if this is the case.

Lock your garage entry door

If your garage is connected to your home, then your garage door has even more to do with protecting your property. Keeping your garage entry door locked at all times is one easy way to prevent burglary.

Talk to a team of door experts

To learn more about garage doors and protecting your property, it’s a good idea to have a chat with a professional garage door retailer. They can tell you which doors offer the best security. The Garage Door Guys are Adelaide’s specialists in secure garage doors. With one of the largest ranges of garage doors in Adelaide, they have all sorts of doors that are super effective in protecting your property.

To beef up your home security today, have a chat with the experts at The Garage Door Guys on 08 8391 0113 and check out their range.

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