California Garage Door Opener Law

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Lawmakers in California recently passed Senate Bill 969, a law requiring all garage door openers to be equipped with a battery backup system in the event that a home’s power goes down. The new California garage door opener battery backup law is said to save people from becoming trapped inside their houses when there is …

New Garage Door Geofencing Feature in Alpine Dash Systems

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In January of this year (2018), Alpine Electronics, a manufacturer of high quality in-vehicle infotainment systems, joined forces with the Chamberlain Group makers of Chamberlain and LiftMaster garage door openers to offer their customers a new geofencing feature. This geofencing feature allows you to control your garage door opener and smart lighting from compatible Alpine navigation …

Honeywell Total Connect Is Now Compatible with MyQ Systems

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Now days, you can use apps and your smart device for everything and anything including shopping, listening to music, and a variety of everything. This may mean that your smart phone and smart device become loaded with so many apps, and using those apps can become fairly confusing. In August, 2108, Chamberlain Group’s MyQ technology for …

How SB-969 Affects Garage Door Repair Costs in California

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After the recent wildfires which caused widespread mayhem in California, Senator Bill Dodd has passed a bill, SB 969, which will see all garage door openers being forced to be equipped with battery backup function which will be triggered when a power outage is detected. The bill comes in response to the wildfires which saw …