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All You Need to Know About Springs

11/09/2015 Back To Blog

Garage door springs are not something people think about all the time, so if you are in need of one, we will help establish just what type of spring you need. An example of the types of springs in circulation can be sourced from a simple query in your internet search engine. No matter what it is, it can easily be replaced. A good garage spring affects the ease of which the garage door functions, so the smoother it moves, the better. A broken spring, even one out of two, means your garage door won't move an inch.All You Need to Know About Springs

"Hold on, my garage door is as old as the hills and they don’t manufacture parts for it anymore!" -This is a common worry for people in search of the right spring. That does not at all matter for there are many ways to have springs made to fit, even for the most archaic model of a door. All we will need are the specification of your particular door and we will take care of all of that. So from electronic super door, to castle drawbridge style, the correct spring will be found, you can be assured of that.

Getting the right garage door springs

So, how is it that you can find out what model of garage door springs that you really need? Well, the first thing you need to do is discover what brand of door you have. This can be found in places like behind door handles. Labels stuck onto the body of the door or even in the instruction book you were left when you bought it. Once the brand is identified, you can start to make progress in your search for new springs. Don't forget making sure which type you currently have – torsion springs or extension springs. There is a possibility of conversion, but professional consultation is recommended in such cases.

Once you have established the brand of your garage, it is time for you to find out the width and the height of the garage door itself. Once you have measured it up, you should measure the length of the spring. This should be done right over the top of the coils. You should then count just how many coils the spring has. Make sure you count it properly because that is important. You must then discover the diameter of the springs and the wires of the coil. Any other features such as color and composition (metal, wood or plastic) should be duly noted.

It is highly important to let you know – replacing a spring on your own without the proper experience and knowledge is very, very dangerous. They accumulate a lot of pressure, and you might be in serious danger of the door crashing or getting hurt by the spring.

So if you find that you need a few good springs for your garage door, then you ought to give us at “Garage Door Repair in Lake Magdalene” a call. With our help, you will be able to find the correct spring for you to make your garage door work like it is brand new!

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