Knoxville Garage Door Blog

There’s an App for That - Even Your Garage Door

You’ve probably heard of smart homes - houses furnished with wifi-connected, intelligent appliances such as lights that dim in the evenings or a thermostat that adjusts for when you’re not home. But have you ever heard of smart garage doors? A garage fitted with OHD Anywhere® offers these and many other convenient features:

Garage Door Alerts

Know when your garage door is opened and closed

Guest Access

Remotely allow friends, family, a repair person, or deliveries to enter.

Forgot to Close the Door?

No problem, you can check that remotely, and even close it

Secure and Trusted

Door sensor for increased security.


Overhead Door Company’s™ OHD Anywhere ® technology makes your garage door controllable by any smart device connected to your home’s wifi system, or via our free app , installable on your iPhone, iPad, or Android device, anywhere in the world. OHD Anywhere ® can be easily installed and is compatible with most garage door models.


Peace of Mind

OHD Anywhere ® offers several features that can enhance the security of your home by giving you complete control over your garage door. Some of the security features include:

  • Remotely check if your garage door is open.
  • Close or open your door from anywhere. 
  • Control multiple doors with one application.
  • Guest access, and use logs.
  • Allow workmen to enter, and receive deliveries anytime, from anywhere.
  • Robust logging of garage door usage.
  • Know when your child gets home from school.
  • Automate your garage door to be open during a specific time of day.
  • Receive instant notification when someone else is operating your garage door.
  • Multiple doors, no problem.



Simple Setup

Simple Installation you can do yourself in no time. See our YouTube instructions to see how quickly you can be up and running!

Don’t want to install it yourself? No problem, Contact our customer service line at (888)901-2750!


Compatible with Most Major Brands.

Want OHD Anywhere ®  access but you don’t have a garage door from Overhead Door Company ™ ? No problem! OHD Anywhere ® is compatible with most residential garage door manufacturers, including:

  • Chamberlain
  • Lift Master
  • Genie
  • Overhead Door
  • Craftsman
  • Linear
  • Marantec
  • Stanley
  • Wayne Dalton

Where to Buy

Call one of our Overhead Door™ installation specialists at (800) 929-3667, or locate a distributor near you for more information on where you can purchase OHD Anywhere ® sensors for your garage.