Searching for advice and answers regarding your garage door and how it works? We've got all the information you need - just scroll down for our responses to common questions.
What are the different types of garage door spring?
There are various types of springs but the most common is the standard torsion spring used in residential doors and located just above the door opening. Extension springs are situated parallel to the door tracks on either side.
How often should a garage door opener be replaced?
If you want to take full advantage of the latest technologies, you should consider opting for garage door opener replacement every five years. If you provide proper maintenance to your existing device and you are happy with its features and capabilities, it can last a long time, even fifteen years.
Why should avoid DIY repairs on springs?
Springs are usually kept under very high tension, so doing the wrong thing can quickly cause it to come loose, release tension and whip around dangerously. A spring can essentially become a projectile with the potential to hit you, scratch you, even blind you if it strikes in the right way. It’s not worth the risk!