Welcome to our Frequently Asked Questions:

What is SureLock?


SureLock is the automated lock for automated garage doors.


Why do automated garage doors need an automated garage door lock?


Known as the "6-Second Break-in", a thief needs only 6-seconds to break into a home through an automated garage door not secured with a garage door lock.


And when consumers secure their automated garage door with a manually operated garage door lock (slide bar, padlocked, etc.) it Interferes with and diminishes garage door opener convenience, as the garage door must be manually unlocked before it is automatically opened; and then manually locked after it is automatically closed


How does SureLock provide automated garage door users with convenience and security?


Mounted inside the garage, SureLock works with the garage door opener to automatically lock your home’s garage door every time it is closed and unlock it when it is opened. 


SureLock enables consumers with automated garage doors to have convenience and security, so they no longer have to sacrifice one for the other.

How adaptable is SureLock to different types of garage doors and garage door openers?


SureLock universal design is used to secure a sectional roll-up garage door equipped with any garage door opener. 

Can I still utilize my existing garage door opener controls?


Yes, SureLock is operated by the existing garage door opener controls.

Will SureLock work with a garage door openers backup battery?


Yes, SureLock is designed with additional connections for battery operation

How long does it take to install SureLock?


The time required to install SureLock is typically less than 1 hour for most anyone with basic skills and tools.  The typical time for a professional is around 15 to 20 minutes.


Can SureLock be manually released in the event of a power outage?


Yes, SureLock is equipped with a manual release lever.


What is SureLock made of ?


SureLock is constructed of heavy duty steel.


What are the physical dimensions of SureLock?

SureLock is 10" x 2" x 2"  (length x width x depth)


Will SureLock withstand a forcible entry attempt?

SureLock will generally withstand more force than the door it’s securing.


Will adverse climate conditions affect SureLock?

Extreme climate conditions have shown no affect on SureLock's ability to operate.



SureLock has set a new standard for securing automated garage doors by providing the following unique benefits and features:

  • Provides consumers peace-of-mind security that the largest and most commonly used door into their home is DeadBolted when Closed!

  • Automatically locking an sectional roll-up garage door every time it is closed and unlocking it when it is opened

  • Plug-n-play integration with any garage door opener

  • Operates using all the existing garage door opener controls

  • Manual release capabilities provided

  • Mounts to garage door track inside garage, on either side of door

  • Designed to mount inside the garage to avoid being visible from outside the garage and therefore vulnerable to tampering

  • Requires 2” of clearance between door track and first obstruction, such as a wall or cabinet

  • Replaces all other locks needed to secure an automated garage door, (such as the manually operated slide bar)

Please feel free to contact us if you have any other questions not answered here.


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