Automatic garage door closer
Have you ever left home and wondered to yourself did I close the garage door, the fact you are asking yourself the question means you are not sure. So what do you do, drive home to check the door is closed or just carry on, if you carry on you will have that worry with you until you return home.
So why is it so important to ensure your garage door is kept closed?
Over 40% of all home burglaries occur by thieves entering through an open garage door.
Stop inquisitive animals in particular Raccoon’s from pillaging your belongings stored in the garage.
Prevent water pipes from freezing and bursting in the winter months.
Many Home Owner Associations will fine you for leaving your door open.
What is the solution to forgetful family members who forget to close the garage door?
An automatic garage door closer, these devices are simple to install and have various features such as adjustable wait time before the door automatically closes, audible and visual alerts prior to the door closing and automatic closure at dusk.
Do you live near an airbase or military installation and find your garage door sometimes opens on its own? This is caused by interference from high power communication systems that can activate the radio receiver in your garage door opener.
Automatic garage door closers are not recommended for use with openers that do not comply with the latest government safety requirements, i.e. automatic reversing mechanisms and electronic photo eye sensors that detect obstructions. If your garage door does not have these government mandated safety features, replace or update your garage opener before installing an automatic closer.