If you are a person that feels scared or threatened driving home at night or someone who simply wants to improve the security of their house then perhaps an electric garage door opener is right for you. Garage door openers provide both home and personal security improvements. Plus, the newest versions use a rolling code that ensures that no one but you can access your house. Besides this there are many other great features.
One of the most important benefits of equipping your home with an automatic entrance is that it allows the removal of the external handle. While this may seem like a simple thing it really increases the safety of your house. No longer is there an easy access point for thieves to tamper with. In fact a thief is likely to see from the street that there is no handle and move on. The burglar will be sure to pass up a secure building in search of a less secure one somewhere else.
In addition to this feature many models now come equipped with an automatic closing function that closes your garage door once you have left, in case you forget. This will prevent anyone from entering behind you and reduces the vulnerability of your property. Think about all of the things besides your car that you keep in there. Bicycles, golf clubs, maybe even family keepsakes all get stored in this relatively unsecured area. Even if a burglar was not able to steal your automobile they could easily get away with a lot of valuable stuff.