Garage door springs are used to provide additional lift and control for a garage door. Garage doors typically weight more than 150lbs so without some extra help, they would be hard to lift manually or [...]
Replacing a garage door spring will typically cost around $250 for a standard spring including hardware and labor.
In a word, yes. Garage door springs have cycle ratings, where a cycle is an open and close starting from the closed position. The number of cycles a spring is rated for is determined by [...]
There are a number of tell-tale signs that your springs are broken or are on their last legs. If any of these signs exist, it's probably a good idea to get them repaired right away. [...]
The life of your garage door springs are affected by a number of factors: the number of daily garage door cycles (a cycle is one open and close) the quality and construction of the spring [...]
Certain types of garage door springs need periodic lubrication. To clarify, if your garage door uses extension springs, no lubrication is necessary. Extensions springs stretch or “extend” resulting in little friction. On the other hand, [...]
Yes it is. The amount of force stored or required in a garage door spring is enough to help lift and lower a garage door weighing several hundred pounds. If the garage door spring snaps [...]