Safeguarding Your Home: The Importance of Garage Door Security

Burglar approaches house to test garage door security

While many homeowners focus on securing their front doors and windows, they often overlook the importance of garage door security.

In addition to housing valuable assets, including cars, bicycles, tools and other possessions, garage doorsyour garage door serves as an entry point to your home, making it thema common target for burglars. According to research from Compare the Market, one in four garage owners in the UK have been burgled.

Investing in a high-quality roller garage door system is the best way to safeguard this entry point from potential intruders and to enhance your overall home security.

Garage Door Security – What Are the Benefits?

Investing in garage door security offers a multitude of benefits for homeowners, including:

  • Unauthorised access prevention: A well-secured garage door acts as a barrier against burglars, safeguarding your home and valuable possessions from unauthorised entry
  • Vehicle protection: A well-secured garage door serves as a crucial safeguard against theft and vandalism, offering peace of mind when it comes to the safety of your vehicles
  • Home insurance savings: Your insurance provider may consider lowering your premium should you have an effective garage door security system in place

How To Improve Your Garage Door Security

To further enhance your garage door security and deter potential intruders, consider implementing the following tips:

  • Regular maintenance: Regularly inspect your garage door for signs of wear and tear, such as loose screws or damaged tracks
  • Keep valuables out of sight: Organise your garage effectively, ensuring that valuable items are not left in plain sight and are stored away properly
  • Secure from the outside: Make it a habit to close and lock your garage door after every use, even when you are at home
  • Upgrade your garage door: Invest in a high-quality garage door system, such as an electric garage door from Garolla

Enhance Your Garage Door Security with Advanced Security Features from Garolla

Garolla electric garage doors are engineered to protect – comprising advanced security features that are designed to deter opportunist criminals, including:

  • Strong materials: Constructed from tough, twin-walled aluminium slats and high-density polyurethane, which is strong and resistant to forced entry
  • Secure guide rails: SFeaturing sturdy, fixed guide rails that ensure a straight and secure close and prevent the door from being pried open from the side
  • Auto lock: Eliminating the need for keys or manual locking – once the door closes, it automatically locks into place, and it cannot be lifted manually
  • Anti-clone remote control: Safeguarding against unauthorised access by preventing the cloning of your remote signal

Protect your garage with SafeGuard Plus

We also offer a safety and security add on for all our roller garage doors. SafeGuard Plus comes as standard with our Transform Pro, Titan and Titan XL doors, and can be added to our Transform door.

It features state-of-the-art timing technology to continuously monitor the door opening for potential obstructions and instantly retracts if anything blocks its path.

SafeGuard Plus features ‘KeeLoq’ rolling code technology to prevent remote control fob cloning by criminals. The system can also be added to with a wireless keypad, 98 decibel alarm which sounds if the door is raised off the floor without control box activation, and an optical laser beam which prevents unwanted collisions before contact is made.

Find out more about SafeGuard Plus here.

Safeguard Your Home with Garage Door Security

Your garage door serves as a gateway to your home and its valuable contents, making it essential to prioritise its security. By implementing effective security measures, you can safeguard your home, protect your belongings and achieve peace of mind. 

We can provide comprehensive advice, tailored solutions and professional installation services to ensure your garage door is a robust barrier against intruders – contact Garolla today to discuss your requirements.