Garage Door Spring Repair & Replacement Services – Get To Know Your Setup
The garage door has many parts working together to provide a safe lift for years at a time, but the springs often bear the brunt of this motion. You want to inspect your garage door routinely but you should also know what kind of setup your specific model has. Following are some tips on identifying the kind of springs you have and when you should replace them. We offer same day service and can respond within 2 hours for emergency repairs. Why should you call us for your garage door repair needs?
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Identify What Springs You Have
Before diagnosing any particular problem with your springs, you need to know what type you have. The two most common spring setups are Torsion springs and Extension springs. Torsion springs are usually located above the door opening and held in place by a stationary bar secured to the wall. A long spring is wrapped around the bar as the door opens and closes which is tensioned enough to counterbalance the weight of the door, thus making it easy to lift manually.
Extension springs are a more traditional coiled spring with connector hooks at either end that holds the door to the opener. You’ll most likely have two springs, one on each side by the rollers, which create a similar counterbalancing effect as the torsion springs.
What To Do If Your Springs Are Bad
Elite Garage of Salt Lake sees all manner of garage door problems, so our fully licensed technicians can diagnose and repair most of them. It might help to know what to look for first when considering fixing your spring system, so here are a few tips you should be aware of.
Springs Should Be Replaced At The Same Time.
Since most garage door systems have at least two springs doing heavy duty, it’s always wise to replace them both at the same time. Having one new spring and one old spring can prove dangerous should the old one give out. You don’t want your garage door slamming down on you or your car because of worn tension springs.
Different Springs For Different Systems.
If you’re replacing your springs, it’s important to make sure you have the right spring for your application. The springs found in a one car garage door application won’t be the same thickness or have the same tension as springs on a two car garage door system. Without the proper balance of counter tension, you could damage your garage door opener or drastically reduce the life of your system, so it’s important to double check that you have the right parts for the job.
Free Multi-Point Inspection.
Elite Garage Door wants our customers to be delighted with the work we do, but we also want them to be safe, which is why we make sure to provide a multi-point safety inspection of your entire garage door system. Some wear and tear are more obvious than others, which is why our licensed professionals can make sure you have the best diagnosis and plan of action before we go ahead with repairs.
Springs That Last
We use only the highest quality parts when replacing your worn springs which are backed by our two-year warranty and last up to 15,000 cycles or more of use. Let us show you why Elite Garage is one of the fastest growing garage door repair company’s in the Salt Lake County area.
We’re from 7 am ‘till 10 pm and offer same day service in most cases. We can respond in under 2 hours for emergency repairs.
We Stand By Our Work
When you have service done by Elite Garage, you can rest assured that you’ve been serviced by professionals using high-quality replacement parts. With a full 90 day warranty on labor and the two-year warranty on parts, we’re on call to make sure your repair is done right.
Call Today For a Custom Tailored Quote
Due to the nature of different garage door opener systems, you’ll have to call us with details for your system so that we can offer you a fair and honest quote for spring repairs. Let Elite Garage Door Repair be your number one service center for your garage door repair.
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