Using technology to access your home - away from home - has never been easier in today’s modern world. We can control, monitor, and access so much with smartphones. Our new “normal” has these handy devices attached at our hip. Good or bad? That’s for you to decide. For me, there’s peace of mind knowing that I have the option to check on the status of my garage door at any point in time, regardless of where I’m located. Read on to learn how you can have that same access.


The garage is an essential hub for family traffic, it’s the main entrance point into your home. Your garage is much more than a place to store your vehicles and belongings. Whether it’s your gym, sanctuary, or catch-all space, your garage is grand central station. So why not give this space the accessibility it deserves?

In the hustle and bustle of everyday, you may open and close your garage door more times than you even realize. Whether you’re taking out the trash, tinkering, parking your car, or coming and going, you need a garage door opener you can rely on. What better way to keep your family connected than with technology? I’ve got the perfect solution to ensure everyone in your family can keep tabs on your space.


MyQ Connected Home is an app for your smartphone. This app allows you to access your garage door opener from anywhere. Have you ever left home wondering if you remembered to close your garage door? With MyQ you can eliminate the question mark and answer with confidence. The MyQ app allows you to do things such as:

  • Monitor the status of your garage door
  • Open or close your garage door from anywhere
  • Receive garage door activity alerts

This app allows you to always be in the know. Now that’s what I call a smart garage door!


Here are three simple ways to get connected to this smart technology. You’ll need a WiFi connection for any of these options.

1. Purchase a new WiFi enabled garage door opener.

These garage door openers come equipped with MyQ and are WiFi ready.

2. Upgrade your MyQ enabled garage door opener.

If you own a MyQ enabled opener but aren’t connected, purchase the Internet Gateway. This allows you to connect to the MyQ features.

3. Retrofit your current garage door opener.

If your current garage door opener isn’t compatible, purchase a MyQ Retrofit Package. This add-on allows you to keep your current opener and upgrade to be MyQ compatible.


Never look back. Whether you’re on vacation, at soccer practice, or running to the grocery store, a smart garage door is your golden ticket to worry-free errands and outings. MyQ is the smart way to stay connected to your garage 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. This relatively inexpensive feature provides benefits that include:

  • Unlimited accessibility
  • Up-to-date notifications and alerts
  • Peace of mind

If you’re still not sure if a smart garage door is for you, don’t hesitate to ask questions. It’s what I’m here for! When you decide that this option is right for your home, contact us. We’ll get your garage door opener smart in no time.