Garage door opener keypads allow you to enter a personal code from outside of your garage. Once you enter the correct code on your keypad, the opener will open your garage door. Keypads are typically mounted right next to the door so that you can walk right into your garage once the door opens.
When you have been in your backyard gardening or playing catch with your kids, you want an easy way to get back into your garage to store your equipment. You could walk through the house, but dirt will often follow you in. One of the easiest and cleanest ways to get back into your garage is with an opener keypad.