The garage door goes up. The garage door goes down. To the casual neighbor passing by it might not look like anything special. But it’s what’s behind that door, and maybe more importantly, the technology behind it all that is quite special.
New technology centering around that sometimes forgotten “room” in your house is blowing the proverbial garage doors off of the idea that the garage is just a place to keep your vehicle out of the elements or a place to store holiday ornaments for 11 months out of the year.
What’s even better is the “key” to unlocking the doors to a cool garage is now right in the palm of your hand. Smartphones have made many aspects of our lives easier and there’s quite a few apps out there centering around the good old-fashioned garage, making it every bit as plugged in as the rest of your house.
Every room in the home has become more high-tech over the years — from smart TVs and wireless cinema surround sound in the living room to heated floors in the bathroom to new homes built with USB ports in every wall so you can plug in your tablet, phone, or laptop in any room at any time. So why wouldn’t the garage also see some innovation thanks to the wonderful world of technology?
In this article, I will highlight some of the most useful and inventive apps available revolving around the old-fashioned garage — from how to pick the right door for your home to organizational tools for your garage to cool garage door openers that allow you to control your garage from just about anywhere. …
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