How to set up Smart Garage Control with Z-Wave and MyQ through Alarm.com

Smart control of your garage can add additional access and awareness to your property and there are a few different ways to set up home automation control of your garage door with Alarm.com.

With Garage Door Integration you can:

  • Check to see if garage doors are closed
  • Remotely open and close garage doors
  • Automatically have garage doors close when the system is armed
  • Receive alerts and actionable notifications if garage doors are left open

This guide will breakdown the various means by which to connect your garage to Alarm.com and also how to integrate each type.

Which devices are compatible?

Linear Z-Wave Garage Door Controller gd00z

This device connects to your panel directly via Z-Wave. It is simple to install and use allowing for quick connection and control of your garage via the Alarm.com interface.

Information on How to Setup a Linear Garage Opener can be found here.

LiftMaster MyQ 821lm 828

Using LiftMaster’s patented two-way communication, MyQ Technology, in either the MyQ Garage Hub or MyQ Internet Gateway, upgrade your garage door opener from any of the following brands:

  • LiftMaster-Chamberlain
  • Master Mechanic
  • True Value
  • Wayne Dalton
  • Linear
  • Do-It-Yourself
  • Stanley
  • Craftsman
  • Raynor
  • Genie

Garage compatibility guide

When choosing one of the above options, be sure to check the below compatibility guide to make sure the device type is right for your garage opener.