Getting A New Garage Door? 3 Things To Ask About

Having a garage door that's old, squeaky, and doesn't function well means that you need to have it replaced. When your garage door replacement service comes out to your house to give you a bid and do some measurements, there are several things that you should talk to them about. To make sure that you get the exact garage door that you want this article will discuss three specific components of a garage door to talk to them about. Are you ready to learn some more? If so, then read on. 

Soft Close

Having a loud garage door is something of the past. If you feel like every time you open and close your garage door that you're going to wake up your neighbors or your won newborn baby, then talk to your garage door company about a soft close garage door. These days they have ones that are so quiet that you can barely hear them open and close. 

Mobile App Features

How many times have you left your house only to ask yourself, "Did I close my garage door?!" Rather than having to call a neighbor or drive back home to check, talk to your garage door replacement company about getting a garage door with a mobile app connected to it. These types of garage doors will allow you to open and close your garage door from your mobile phone and some of them even alert you if your garage door has been open for an extended period of time. 

Custom Keypad

A lot of garage doors have keypads that you can use to open and close your garage door from the outside, but the tricky thing about that is the password. If you want to give your neighbor the password one day but you want a different password than the one your family uses, then this feature may be perfect for you. Custom keypads will usually allow you to create a password for a bunch of different users so that you can keep track of who is using your garage door and when. Also, if you have an app on your garage, you can usually monitor this feature from your garage door app. 

You may think that all garage doors are created equal until you start to do a little bit more research and investigation. If you want to learn a little bit more about garage doors, contact a garage door replacement service near you. 



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