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How to Update your Garage with Smart Technology

By Hassan Zulfiqar|8th Apr 2019
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Most of the times, the garage turns out to be the last option for having a technology upgrade. However, with the advancement in the vehicle industry, you need to enhance the functionality level of your garage to support modern cars and automobiles. Due to this reason, the real estate industry is witnessing the change in buyer’s demand regarding the garage facilities to purchase the new home. Therefore, to have a smart tech garage, you should take a look upon the following features:


1. Garage Door Controller


It is termed to be the most eye-catching and effective smart feature to have in your garage. It is available in different forms and manufactured by different companies. Mostly, It installs at the bottom of the garage door opener and the door is managed through the smartphone app according to the will of the person. The easiness brings to the drivers has been the major reason behind its popularity. No garage can be called as the smart one without the installation of this feature.


2. Freeze sensors


Homeowners might do not understand the dangers attached to the garage due to weather conditions. In the cold weather, the garage is prone to dangers such as pipe bursts. The situation gets worse when the homeowners seldom check what is going inside the garage. However, with the installation of the freeze sensors in your garage, you can get alarmed about the low temperature. To avoid the danger, you can switch on the heating system or get in the heater.


3. Security Cameras & Motion Sensors


The idea of adding the camera in the garage normally looks to be waste of time. People think that it is the misuse of resources to have hours of footage in the garage where nothing happens. However, with smart technology, you have the chance to only operate the camera whenever the door is opened only. This operation is done through the motion sensors which saves the energy costs spent over the security camera.


4. Smart Locks


Most of you do not understand how easy it is for the thieves to break in the garage by overcoming your old locking system. People with luxury cars need to be careful regarding this. The smart technology along with its lot of features has introduced a different set of door locks for your garage to ensure safety and avoid theft. These locks can be operated through remotes and smartphone only with verified code which cannot be broken by the thieves.


5. Internet-connected devices


The top priority you should have while upgrading the garage system is to install devices that can be controlled over the internet. Bluetooth smart devices can be controlled from a specific range only. However, the internet-connected devices can be operated even you are not in your home. For instance, it would be amazing to have your garage door opened automatically when you have just arrived home.


6. Future Planning


The current garage requirements can be changed dramatically in the future. This is due to more usage of electric and modern vehicles by the people. Therefore, the garage must comprise of an appropriate outlet in case you have the plans to switching the vehicle to enjoy modern technology. Moreover, in many countries, state institutions are also supporting the installation of charging stations and helping the homeowners to install them.


In the end, you are recommended to take technology seriously as it is impacting all the fields of life and business. Therefore, the garage smart upgrade is a worthy investment and should be done through professional garage contractors. The smart technology will provide you the comfortable experience and a safe environment in your home.

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