Garage doors are an incredibly huge potential entry point to a home and it’s one area that can be often overlooked. And while it initially may seem unlikely, it can be a very effective way for criminals to have even more time in your home. Once the garage door has been accessed, it can be closed behind intruders so that the break-in is far less visible from the outside.

Here are a few recommended tips to make this less likely:

Lastly, garage door openers are not usually the first priority in terms of technology upgrades, but if you have an older unit, it may be worth considering upgrading. Technology advancements have been significant with the addition to mobile technology. Today standard garage door opening units include features such as wireless access via wifi or mobile phones with alerts to tell you when the door is open or closed and access controls to close the door.

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