What is a Smart Garage Door Lock? (And is it Right for You?)

Have you ever driven to work or the store only to suddenly realize once you’ve arrived that you aren’t sure if you remembered to close your garage door? When this happens, your options are limited – you could shop fast and hope for the best (but really be stressing out about it until you got back). You could drive all the…

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7 Handy Ways to Add Security to Your Garage

The last thing most people do before heading off to bed for the night is to double check that all of their doors are locked. For most this ritual provides a crucial peace of mind. And while locking your doors is always good practice, you could batten down the hatches like you’re securing Fort Knox and still possibly forget one…

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Outdoor Security Lighting for Your Garage

You might not realize it, but your garage most likely holds more items of value than anywhere else in your house. An interesting thought to be sure! But when you consider what the average garage holds: a car, a variety of tools, laundry machines, and maybe even some irreplaceable family heirlooms – it starts to add up.   That fancy Tesla Model X…

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Best Universal Garage Keypads around $30

Electric garage door openers come standard on most houses today. And for those who like a little extra touch of convenience, garage access keypads are a piece of hardware that is not far behind on the “must-have” list.   Some garage door openers can now be purchased with the entire bundle of electronic means of opening and closing. In addition to the unit that opens the…

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6 Lifesaving Garage Entry Door Must-Haves

Housefires can be immensely destructive and even fatal. Most people go to great lengths to ensure that the inside of their home is protected by installing fire alarms, mapping emergency exits and making sure that their kitchens are safe and up to date. A critical room that many people overlook, however is the garage.   Typically, if a fire starts in the…

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How to Best Secure Your Garage

My wife and I recently purchased a new home. It is in a gated community, with a mountain and a canal to the back of the house. Honestly, with the scenic views and quaint neighborhood, security was not at the forefront of my mind. But just a few short months after we moved in, that mindset changed. It was an eye-opening experience that, thankfully, was just a reminder to be…

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