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Four gadgets to level up your garage

From parking sensors to smart lights and security features, technology is evolving rapidly and extending your home technology to the garage is a simple way to up your garage game!

Smart accessories for your garage are simple to use, and can make the world of difference to your day-to-day life. Sometimes the smallest changes are the most impactful. Be prepared to be the envy of your neighbourhood with these five ultimate garage gadgets!

Merlin myQ technology

Merlin’s myQ technology allows you to monitor and control your garage door through a smartphone or tablet from anywhere in the world.

This means that you will be able to open and close your garage remotely, offering family and friends access to your home anytime. Additionally, you’ll receive a real-time notification regarding your garage door activity, giving you peace of mind from wherever you are that your garage is secure.

myQ technology also allows you to control the myQ Remote LED Light through the app. This will enable you to manage the lights 24/7 and sync your Merlin myQ Compatible Garage Door Opener Door Opener to turn the lights on when the door is activated.

Wireless Security Keypad

Whether going for a run, or needing to let a friend of family member into the house,

Merlin’s Wireless Security Keypad leaves you keys-free, with a simple 4-digit code to open your garage. Plus, you can set up a temporary PIN for a family member, friend or service person if they need access to your garage while you’re away from home.

Parking guides

Parking the car in the garage can sometimes be a risky game when you’re trying to fit the vehicle into a tight spot. To ensure that your parking is always on point, installing a parking guide can offer reassurance your car (and belongings) are safe.

From wheel stops and parking mats to the old-school tennis ball method which involves attaching a tennis ball to string and hanging it from the garage ceiling, so you know how far to pull in, there are plenty of ways to create a parking guide in your garage.

 Smart plugs

Be the controller of all the appliances and devices in your home with smart plugs!

Smart plugs can be monitored via an app on your phone through your home’s Wi-Fi connectivity. You can set schedules with your smart plugs to turn appliances on and off at certain times throughout the day. You can also monitor energy usage for specific devices to help you make decisions to keep energy costs down.

Gadgets don’t have to be big and complicated to make a difference in your life! Make the most out of your garage space with these garage gadgets.

For more information about Merlin’s range of garage door openers and accessories, contact our Customer Service team on 0800 653 667 or visit our website.