It is true that remotes for automatic garage doors can add convenience to your daily life. Most drivers use the automatic function of their remotes regularly. However, a lot of people are not aware of the details that will allow them to maximise the functionality and security of their garage door remotes.
Aside from providing the leading garage remotes Perth customers prefer, we also do our part in ensuring that our clients get the most out of their garage doors. As such, we’ve put together this article to help our readers in learning how to use their garage door remotes more wisely. Here are some of the crucial facts that every garage door owner should know.
Leaving Your Garage Door Remote visible in Your Car is a Security Risk
A lot of drivers keep their remote on the sun visor in their car. If you tend to park your vehicle in your driveway when you’re in a hurry, you are making the remote accessible for burglars to steal. Someone can break into your car and gain access to your entire home. So, instead of clipping your garage door remote onto your vehicle’s visor, you should attach it to your keychain or center console for no one to see.
Remote Signal/frequency Jamming
One of the major issues old motors have is there remote sometimes operate on its own and sometimes won’t operate at all. This could be because there is a wireless device that is on the same frequency that is either jamming the signal or cross feeding. Which can randomly operate your garage door without you knowing. There are ways to prevent this from happening like changing your motor to a more modern brand. Most brands now have rolling code technology that prevents any wireless device cross connecting with your garage door remote/motor. Also, you can get standalone receivers that change the frequency so that no other wireless device can accidently connect onto your motor to operate your door by accident.
Criminals Can still use your controller even after you have replaced it with a new one
If your garage door remote has been lost or stolen, its crucial that you get a garage door technician to come out straight away to erase all remotes off the logic board (motors memory). Because even though you have bought a new remote the old remote is still programmed into the existing motor which means who ever has your old remote can still again access into your garage. If you have lost or stolen your remote. Call Professional Garage Door Services to erase your motors memory to make sure no one can gain access to your garage door.