Sometimes the wear and tear from the weather can cause damage to the Garage Door Spring. The cumulative time for it to break is about 7-9 years, if the garage door is being used used as a main entrance to your home, you can expect the life expectancy of your garage door springs to be cut in half. On rare occasions, a garage door spring can break in as little as a year, this however will not happen if you get the proper springs installed by a reputable company. To maintain the springs you can lubricate them regularly to ensure the are moving smoothly.
A garage door spring that is in need of re balancing is generally “failing” unless it only needs to be retensioned.
Garage Door Repair Los Angeles, uses to methods to determine this:
1. The door must stay in the up position when released from the opener while up, movement is normal. If one of the bottom rollers move past the line between the tracks and stay below the line then the springs are failing.
2. Put the door to mid level position, the door should rest in that position, not moving up or down, and must be supported entirely by the springs.
Replacing your garage door springs on your own is extremely dangerous and you must be cautious. It is recommended this is done by an expert. Fact of the matter is the job is too much of a risk garage door manufacturers only sell replacement parts to professional technicians.
Call Garage Door Repair Los Angeles if you need fast and reliable service for you garage door spring replacement, we will send an experienced, and professional technician. Our technicians have performed countless of spring replacements, and are ready to take on your job. Let us show you why our customers have counted on us for several years to manage their garage door problems.