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Garage door spring repair

In case of a garage door spring break you can count on First Choice Garage Doors. We offer garage door spring repair in an efficient and timely manner. Our technicians are available to deliver same-day and 24/7 emergency spring repairs at any time of day or night. We are a trusted group of professionals who offer effective services at competitive prices throughout the Greater Toronto Area.

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Spring is one of the most critical garage door operating system components, so they deserve professional attention. Also, it is the most common broken component too.

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Spring break is an issue that usually happens without notice and at the worst possible time, as it generally results in the complete inability to open your garage door. Your garage door is often broken by a faulty spring. Usually, a broken garage spring results from an incorrectly matched or installed spring, which breaks or snaps.

How long do garage door springs last?

A garage door spring is designed to control the velocity and strength with which a garage door opens. Depending on the use, most garage door springs will last around 10 to 15 years. Homeowners should expect to get approximately 10,000 opening and closing cycles out of their garage door springs. Of course, you can expect that with the proper maintenance of your spring, with lubrication, torsion adjustment and periodic check as well.

Double spring garage doors repair

If you have a garage door with a double spring, you will likely need to replace both door springs, as the springs are calculated to do the exact amounts of work. Signs that may indicate that your double garage door spring has broken include:

A loud bang when opening the door.
The door no longer supports the weight on one side.
The door drops quickly on one side.
There are visibly loose cables.

It is never safe to continue to operate a double garage door when one of the springs is broken. This can lead to damage to your garage or severe injury.

The Best Garage Door Spring Repair

Our technicians for garage door spring repair, are well trained. Such that they can identify the broken spring very quick. Also, they will know the right size, type of spring and also the exact size of the wire. That is the width and the length of the wires. Besides, they have the proper equipment with them needed for replacing the spring. If you choose to make this a DIY job, you will realize that buying a new spring can either be expensive and difficult. Thus, producers would rather sell them in large amount to dealers.

Professional Garage Door Spring Repair

This also helps them to have quality control. A professional garage door technician will make changing your door efficient and easy. Even though one of your spring is not set up, your garage door weather stripping will not close all the holes. And you will have to do everything again. While this will make your job very tiring and frustrating. You can always call us for a proper repair or installation for your garage door spring. The Torsion and Extension spring are the two spring types. Although both springs are risky, torsion springs are much technical to handle. And also, more dangerous than extension springs.

Extension springs utilized for lighter garage doors, like sectional doors and one-piece tilt-up. They hung from the top of the door and attached near the back of the top tracks. If you want to repair or install your garage, you can do it yourself. But extension springs are still risky if you are not attentive. Thus a professional must install or repair your garage spring. This is because springs have known to cause injuries and even some deaths.

Why You Should Not Do It Yourself

Most of the projects and fixes at home are do-it-yourself fixes – except garage door spring repairs, while these springs are for heavy and huge garage doors. This implies that they are under a lot of pressure and the risk of them snapping increased. This increases the risk of causing a severe injury to your body parts. There are many injuries every year that come from the break down of springs. There are also many deaths reported each year. And this is why this sort of repair should not preformed by someone who is not qualified. Garage door spring repair, recommended for people with garage door problems. Besides, you can find these springs on both sides of the door. Thus, it will be a good idea to change all the springs even though only one of them needs replacement.

What Is My Garage Door Springs Life Time

When you call us to replace your broken spring. We will recommend replacing also the second spring. Because, the other spring follows shortly after the first one. Because the springs can be use for 10,000 openings before they need to get replaced. Hiring a qualified garage door professional will stop this from happening. It can be much easier for you to relax knowing that your garage door spring is getting fixed the right way. Point to remember: The durability of the garage spring determined by various factors. Including: Maintenance, the frequency of usage, compatibility with the garage door and the quality of the spring itself.

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