Garage Door Spring Replacement
A falling door can cause injury to people or pets and it can damage or destroy your belongings. You can’t afford to not have an experienced garage door technician to handle your garage door spring issues. Springs are very important parts of your garage door equipment so they deserve professional attention. When it comes to garage door care, you can count on us to take care of all your needs. We can handle the complete spectrum of garage door services. We can efficiently and safely handle all of your garage door spring issues. We can install, service, repair and replace garage door springs.
Torsion springs are connected to the shaft directly above the garage door. They use torque to do their job. The torque is applied through drums that are connected to each end of the door’s shaft. Extension springs are attached with clips or hooks just above the horizontal tracks on either side of the garage door. Just one accident in dealing with springs can result in life altering injuries. Springs have even killed people. Spring repairs should only be attempted by someone who is trained to do such work.
Tightening a spring, winding a spring, loosening a bracket or some similar task can cause the spring to uncoil without advanced warning. These springs are powerful, so that action could result in you being hit by that spring and knocked from your ladder. The wire in the springs can cause deep cuts, the spring can cause broken bones and the fall itself can cause serious injuries. Don’t ever risk harm to yourself or others. Call on a garage door spring repair professional to take care of the job for you.
Garage Doors Require Varying Amounts of Springs
In general, residential garage doors have two springs while commercial garage doors have four or more springs. Some older residential garage doors are equipped with a single spring. There are two kinds of springs used on garage doors, extension springs and torsion springs. These springs are located in different places and work in different ways but they all tackle the same task. Springs are needed to counterbalance the garage door.
Garage Door Spring Maintenance
An unbalanced garage door will lean to one side or the other and may even fall. It cannot open or close properly and is actually a real safety hazard. Because of the job garage door springs perform, it is essential to make sure that they are working at their optimal levels. Routine maintenance can sometimes catch problems with springs before they become noticeable to the user. A technician carefully inspects the springs closely.