Adjusting to Changing Technologies in Garage Doors
Even though there have been changes in technology in recent years, nothing has yet changed with the basic garage door. It still goes up and down depending on the commands on the remote control. What has changed is the remote control itself. In addition, there are now roll-up garage doors.
There are instances when technology leads and we just follow. Though that is not always something we wish to happen, it just does. Things change and a garage door is one of the most high-tech thing you can have in your garage, and that includes your car. Developments have come in spurts, for instance, the remote control. Older remote controls have to be activated a certain distance from the door. This is due to the infrared hitting the sensor at a certain distance and angle. Nowadays, there are Bluetooth remote controls, as well as GSM remote controls for some models. At, garage door repair Woburn, we try to keep up.
Like programmable LED lights which can be controlled by a Smartphone, the Smartphone can now also control garage doors. The practicality can be discussed ad nauseam, but the truth is that if a buyer wants one, we try to provide the best we can.
Back in the day, the only question was how wide the door was. There was only one garage door design, and the only variable was the weight of the garage door. A wider two-car garage door had to make use of heavier fittings, than an assembly for a single car garage door. It was sometimes too simple. However, times have changed. The customer now has different choices and options when it comes to the technology behind the garage door opener and the remote control. It may seem even simpler, but it also means that we, as suppliers and installers have to keep up with the newest technology in order to provide our customers with the best in product offerings as well as be qualified to provide servicing garage doors.
Besides keeping garage doors in store, we also have spare parts for older doors and models. We stock these for the major garage door brands, in the eventuality that the customer would need a replacement for a damaged door. Accidents do happen, and the worst accident in our line of business would be a garage door which fails to function. If we're lucky, it's just the garage door remote. It may not be sending the right signal or a strong enough signal in order to raise the door. It always pays to ensure that the garage door is open before trying to drive the car in or out of the garage. It is a messy thing to repair or replace the garage door. It is also one accident that can be easily avoided.