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Garage Opener Can Add to a Home's Safety

July 21, 2002|MORRIS CAREY and JAMES CAREY | ASSOCIATED PRESS

An automatic garage-door opener will enhance the comfort and safety of your home.

Contrary to belief, automatic openers can't be activated by low-flying planes, microwave ovens or transistor radios. Yet a transmitter in the wrong hands could expose your home to entry by uninvited strangers.

Transmitters should be treated like house keys. When parking somewhere other than in your garage, make sure the transmitter is locked inside the car.

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