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Here's an affordable home security product that is hard to pass up: a garage door opener that automatically shuts the door after a time delay.
If you're like a lot of busy homeowners, you may neglect to close the garage door after taking out the recyclables, parking your vehicle or putting the kids' bicycles away. Or you may fumble in the dark for the button to close the garage door. A garage door left open makes your belongings vulnerable to crime.
You don't have to think about closing the garage door again with an automatic garage door closer, which is wireless and takes batteries. Just like luxury cars that switch off the headlights automatically, an automatic garage door closer does the work for you after a pre-programmed time delay.
If you need to do work that requires the garage door to stay open for a while, just turn off the opener or reset it. Shop online for an automatic garage door closer that is under $50 and easy to install.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|