It's an early morning when you hear a loud noise from somewhere in your home. Climbing out of bed, you wander aimlessly around your home attempting to seek out the noise inducing culprit. Finding nothing amiss and that the children and pets are still sound asleep, you make to go back to bed. But wait; it suddenly dawns on you that you failed to check the garage – and that’s when you find garage door broken spring!
If this scenario resonates with you, then you’re not alone. In fact, broken garage door spring repairs are one of the most common garage door repairs. We at A to Z Garage Door Repair Service encounter them in our day-to-day service calls. Garage Door springs are designed to support the entire weight – 300 plus pounds – of your garage door, the springs are imperative to ensuring your door operates in the manner in which it should. There is no other single component as important to opening and closing your door!
There are two types of garage door springs – torsion and extension. Either of which are wound or stretched under an immense amount of tension. It is this tension that affords the garage door springs their ability to open and close your garage door. Under no circumstances is replacing broken garage door springs a DIY project – immense tension correlates to danger. If you’re suffering with a problematic door, please call a professional garage door repair company.