We fix broken torsion and extension springs!
We repair and replace broken torsion garage door spring.
We repair and replace broken extension garage door spring.
Many times the spring isn't broken, and just need to be adjust.
If your garage door spring is broken, stop using the garage door.
Every extension spring should include safety cables.
Not every spring fit every door, using the wrong spring can be dangerous.
Broken Garage Door Spring
Need to repair a broken spring? Not sure what is wrong with your garage door? Want to know the difference between extension and torsion spring? You are in the right page to find answer for your questions.
Before anything else – safety.
Before we explain about the springs, we want to make it clear that all the information we provide here is general, and cannot replace the opinion of a garage door technician who come and physically inspect the garage door and the spring. Because a broken garage door, especially when it come to a broken spring can be dangerous, and can lead to serious injuries, so the first and the best advice we can give you about a garage door with a broken spring is to stop using the garage door, and contact a garage door repairman.
Extension/Torsion Spring System
There are 2 kind of garage door spring system, extension spring system and torsion spring system.
Safety cables are installed in extension spring systems. If you want to try and find if there are safety cables installed in your garage door, you should go to the door, look at the extension springs (as we explained above, located on top of the tracks) and look for a metal cable which is thread from one side of the spring and comes out from the other side. If there are no safety cables installed, you should get them ASAP.
Garage Door Maintenance
The garage door maintenance is important to keep the door working and to protect the garage door and the parts. Whether it is a commercial garage door or a residential one, every garage door need to be maintained. A good garage door maintenance include lubrication of the some of the parts, tune the springs and the opener, reinforce loose parts, replace damaged parts, and perform a general safety check.
Why the spring break?
There are many reasons that can cause a garage door spring to break: from lack of maintenance, through using the wrong spring to a spring which just too old to hold the weight of the garage door. But no matter what the reason that lead to a broken spring, do not attempt to try and use the garage door. Many people don’t know it, but the springs are the power which lift the garage door, and that prevent the garage door from crashing on the floor on its way down. Now, if the spring break, the side of the broken spring is broken, and now the door is not safe to use anymore!
For Spring Repair
Call: (203) 208-7144