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How To Take Care Of Garage Door

Have you noticed any sort of clumsiness while operating your garage door? That could be an indication that your garage door is due for an inspection. Improper functioning of your garage door can be dangerous and can lead to injuries, yet, it’s regular maintenance isn’t on most homeowners’ to-do list. The most important part of a garage door is its opener that helps the door open and close. Due to the constant strain put on the door, makes its components fall weak pointing out the need of repairing the garage door or installing the opener. But, regular inspection of the…

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Choosing a garage door opener is not as easy as you may think. As the market is influx of a variety of garage door openers, buyers may be spoilt for choice and unable to take a decision. Truth to be told, the latest openers are more secure and powerful than the previous models. This blog discusses the essential information to make your garage door opener shopping a less stressful one. Type of Drive Three types of drive are used in garage door openers, such as chain, belt and screw. Chain Drive: This drive is one of the oldest model and…

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Torsion Springs are helical springs used to exert a rotational force. The ends of the torsion springs are attached to the other components of your garage door and when those components rotate, the spring tries to push them back to their original position. Torsion springs basically counterbalance the weight of your garage door. The spring size however may not necessarily coincide with the door cycle life and like most other equipment, the springs can also break or fail. We bring to you the five major factors that may cause your garage door torsion springs to fail. 1. Storing a Spring…

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If you lived in Seattle, you would know the importance of garage doors. As you may already know, your garage door makes use of torsion or extension springs. The springs help keep the weight of the door on a counterbalance so that it can easily perform its functions, of opening and closing. Because the entire weight of the door and it operations rests on the springs, they are likely to develop faults more often than other parts of the garage door. This is why you need garage door inspection and regular cleaning and maintenance practice. Get Rid of Rust One…

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When you have broken garage door springs that should be repaired you can either call an expert to repair them or you can do them yourself. These springs are long and overwhelming and are what is utilized to raise and lower your garage door. In the event that you have broken spring repairs that should be dealt with here are the strides that you can take after to land the repair position wrapped up. Taking after the strides will guarantee that the employment should be possible effectively. The most critical step that a man needs to recall is to ensure…

garage door size spring

If your garage door was opening and closing without a hitch but went out of order after changing the spring, there is something amiss with the new spring – it is not for that door. You know that garage doors come in various measurements (weight and height), right, so not just any kind of spring will work.  A low torsion spring will drag a garage door, and a high torsion spring will thump a garage door, perhaps even dangerously. For that matter, it is imperative to take caution when dealing with family garage doors, because you don’t want any mishap…

Tension Spring For Garage Door

A garage door spring has a very tough job. It has to pull up, and let down your garage at the push of a button. Once the spring is activated it pulls the door along the garage door roller. Without springs the door would literally crash to ground. And while garage door springs are extremely durable and can last up to 10,000 cycles, at some point in time they will need to be replaced. Why Tension Springs Must Be Replaced The average person uses their garage at least 3 times a day. Every time you open or close your garage…