We have had a few posts about monitoring your garage door, but this one is a little bit different. The build cost $.05 and only took an afternoon to complete. Of course that all depends on whether or not you have a server, a fair amount of coding skills, and a few spare parts lying around.
The door is opened by remote control and, as we’ve found on numerous occasions already, it’s all too easy to inadvertently hit the remote and open the door without realizing or just forget to close it. More than once we’ve woken up and found that the door has been wide open all night long; the fact that we haven’t lost any tools or equipment because of this astounds me.
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HOW TO – Make a garage monitor