How to Replace Garage Door Springs

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How to Replace Garage Door Springs

Most people don’t give their garage door springs much thought—until they stop working. If you’ve realized that your garage door springs need to be replaced, and you’re considering doing the job yourself, you’ll want to keep the following things in mind.

First, if your garage door torsion springs aren’t working properly you’ll need to make sure you purchase the correct springs. If you order the wrong size, you’re bound to waste both time and money.

The best way to determine whether your garage door system had the correct springs involves weighing your garage door. Most experts agree that the best way to do this involves using an analog scale.

If you’re not comfortable weighing your garage door, you can always call your garage door manufacturing company to determine the door size and model number of your current system.

Be mindful of safety

Replacing garage door springs can be dangerous because the springs are under an enormous amount of tension. If you don’t use the correct tools, and you’re not up to date on the proper garage door spring replacement safety standards, you could be seriously injured!

If you have concerns that you may wind up hurt, or that you may damage your property if you aren’t able to do this correctly, the best thing to do is to contact Above the Rest Garage Door Repair to schedule an appointment with an experienced technician. When you contact our office at 719-499-0491 we’ll be able to assist you with 24-7 emergency garage door spring replacement.

If you’re determined to do the job yourself, and you’ve been able to figure out what type of springs you need, you can always try to order the parts from an online retailer.

Some garage door spring companies offer a myriad of online, DIY garage door spring tutorial videos on their website.  If you’re considering going this route, try to watch as many videos as possible so you have a full understanding of what you’re getting yourself into.

Although some homeowners in Colorado Springs feel comfortable doing this type of repair themselves, most find they prefer to contact Above the Rest Garage Door Repair to assist with garage door spring replacement.

Garage Door Spring Replacement Experts

At Above the Rest Garage Door Repair we’ve been helping Colorado Springs homeowners replace and their garage door springs for almost three decades.

We have experience with all types of garage door springs and we have the knowledge that allows us to complete this type of repair quickly, efficiently and on budget.

Our trained technicians understand the ins and outs of replacing garage door springs, which means we are able to complete this type of repair in a safe manner.

If you have questions about how to replace the garage door springs on your Colorado Springs home, call Above the Rest Garage Door Repair today at 719-499-0491 to speak with a customer service representative in your area.  We’re happy to answer any and all questions you have, and if you prefer to have us come out to give you a free garage door spring replacement estimate, we can help you with that, as well.

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