When it’s time to update your garage door, installing an automatic door is a great way to make improvements. An automatic door can be opened and closed remotely, which means you won’t need to get out of your car to do it. There are multiple excellent benefits to buying an automatic garage door, whether it’s for a brand-new garage or you want to update an existing garage door.
1. Improve Security
Security is important for your garage, especially if you keep your car or expensive tools in there. An automatic garage door can be an improvement in security because they’re harder to break into compared to traditional garage doors. You can’t gain entry without the remote control, which can help to deter burglars and trespassers. With remote opening and closing, you can easily ensure your garage door is closed and locked, even if you forget to do it right away.
2. Save Yourself Time
The convenience factor of automatic garage doors definitely can’t be understated. Having to actually have contact with the door to open and close it can take up a lot of your time. When you can do it remotely, you can open and close the door from your car. There’s no need to get out of your car when you get home or to make sure the door is open before you get in your car. Just press a button to get the door to open remotely and you can be in or out of your garage much more quickly.
3. Stay Out of the Rain
Another really convenient benefit from automatic garage door installation is that you can keep out of the rain (or various other elements). If it’s pouring down outside, you don’t have to get wet just to open up your garage door when you get home. You’ll be able to stay nice and dry, especially if you can get directly from your garage into your home. Many doors have a long range for remote opening and closing, so you can make sure the door is open for exactly the moment when you need it to be.
4. Better Safety
Safety is improved with an automatic garage door too. Automatic doors can present less risk of getting something trapped as they come with sensors to prevent them from closing on something or someone. This is especially important if you have children or pets. Automatic garage doors can also be better for people with mobility issues, making it easier for them to open and close their garage doors without any problems.
5. New Kerb Appeal
Making your home look nicer might not be your top priority when choosing a garage door, but that doesn’t mean it’s not an important factor. A brand-new garage door can freshen up your garage and even add value to your home by making it look more stylish. While automatic doors don’t necessarily have a unique look compared to traditional doors, you can get a sleeker appearance without the need for a handle.
Automatic garage door installation is a great choice if you want to give your garage a new look and improve both security and convenience. Kay Garage Doors install electric garage doors in Stirling, so get in touch to find out more.