Your garage door’s springs have a vital role in the function of your door. The springs are responsible for opening and closing your garage door by gaining tension during the lowering process and releasing tension as your door is going up.
Check out some of the reasons that your garage door springs may be at the end of their lives:
If you are worried about your garage door springs or haven’t checked on them in awhile, keep in mind that if you start to hear squeaking or your door is jamming frequently, your springs may need attention. Other signs of failing or broken garage door springs include: your door is closing at a faster rate of speed, your door opens at an angle, there are visible gaps in your springs or you hear loud snaps or other strange noises during your garage door’s operation. If your garage door springs have broken, you need to contact a professional as soon as possible to keep your family safe. It is always best to replace broken springs and install all new ones at the same time.
Our team at Affordable Garage Door understands that you like to tackle your own projects at home as much as possible, but we strongly encourage you to stay away from working on your garage door. The door is cumbersome and can be dangerous with so many components to deal with when working on it. Our professional technicians have the expertise and experience to safely repair your door or install a new one if that is the route that you decide to take. We are honored to work in our Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland communities since we first opened in 1998. Reach out to our team through our online contact form.
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