There is a huge variety of door locks currently on the market, however, a large proportion of such items are sub-par and may end up costing you money if they fail to provide you with the level of security that you require.
Having said that, due to advances in technology and the processing of strong metals, there are some great quality products on the market if you can sort the good from the bad. This article will provide you with some tips which will help you find the best quality products available.
Your standard local security/hardware store is likely to have a good range of garage door locks and will often have customer service representatives who can talk to you about your requirements and offer you suggestions.
Whereas this can sometimes be helpful, you should definitely take the advice you receive with a pinch of salt, as they are likely to be very influenced by the desire to meet sales and profit targets. Therefore you should never opt to purchase the suggestion there and then, and you should spend more time researching what you have been suggested more independently.
Forums can usually hold a wealth of information untapped by the average consumer. Garage door locks are no different, as there are a large variety of personal security forums that will cover a whole host of locking mechanism issues.
Before you go posting any questions, it would be best to search the various forums to see if there have already been any discussions that relate to what you are looking for, as sites will not usually appreciate people asking questions that have already been asked 1000 times.