Why Do Garage Door Springs Break?
With the passage of time, garage door springs get damaged as they do all the heavy lifting when the door is opened or closed. Simple wear and tear is one of the most common reasons they break. At times, even rust caused by North Carolina’s frequent Spring rains, which can ruin springs and hence the need to call garage door repair professionals who can undertake replacement.
Extension Springs vs Torsion Springs
There are two types of garage door springs, extension springs and torsion springs. Extension springs are placed on both sides above the upper track while the torsion springs are attached above the closed door of the garage. They are used in garage doors are made up of either galvanized wire or oil tempered wire. They have to handle a lot of weight (up to 500 pounds!) and are used whenever your door is opened or closed. Home owners should monitor the garage door springs and in case there are any problem. Immediately call our professionals at Wake Door Company if you notice anything out of sync.
Call Our Apex Garage Door Maintenance & Repair Company
If broken, and put to use, you may damage your door and there’s also the possibility to cause serious injury. For local Cary and Apex garage door repair, you should contact our expert professionals and NOT try to fix yourself as it is very dangerous if you do not know how the springs work and without the correct equipment.
Once the door springs break, replacement is required. Only experts should be contacted so that the replacement activity is carried out with utmost care. Properly repaired springs will ensure proper movement of the door of the garage, so that it can be opened and closed with ease. We look forward to hearing from you if this situation ever comes up.