Professional Installation and Upkeep of Garage Door Springs
Garage door springs must always be kept in an excellent condition because they are responsible for the effective opening and closing of the door. Therefore, you must make sure your springs are installed or repaired by professional experts. In fact, you should always keep regular service appointments to ensure their supreme condition. Our people, at our garage door springs Seattle have the experience as well as the expertise to handle all types of springs, regardless if you have manual or automated garage doors. Good and regular maintenance will guarantee the long lasting of your springs and the excellent movement of your garage door.
Types of Garage Door Spring
The most common types are the regular horizontal and extension springs, and the high tension, torsion springs. The various types have a different role depending upon the type of mechanics used for the door opening mechanism as well as whether the door is manually or automatically operated. The torsion spring, unlike the extension spring, is a high tension spring that should only be adjusted or removed by a professional garage door firm in the Seattle, WA, area. The torsion spring can potentially be dangerous because it is attached to the door under high tension.
Broken spring repair and replacement
The basic rule is to avoid implicating yourself with such complicated and dangerous tasks. A professional should always be contacted if you are working on high tension springs, as there is a risk of injury if these springs are not handled correctly. Our expert people will replace or fix garage springs professionally. If you need to replace an extension spring, then it should be possible to safely do this yourself, but it is advisable to also get professional advice if you have any doubts.
Repair and maintenance or replacement of garage door springs
Our professional garage door installation service team will take care of the springs and will make any necessary adjustments and garage door replacements to ensure the garage door’s excellent and steady operation. A professional will make sure the installation is carried out in accordance with the manufacturer’s requirements and thereby, will guarantee you're covered by any warrantees. A professional will be able to thoroughly inspect all the safety features of the door, checking that all the mechanical components of the door function smoothly and as quiet as possible.
Routine checks should be done once a month or thereabouts. This will help you to pinpoint any problems early on, and it will ensure that the door opens smoothly, quietly and without any fault. Using a lubrication oil will help to keep the mechanical parts and springs working smoothly and correctly. It is also advisable to check the door balance, as this can ensure the door’s safety. This is a simple process and involves removing the connections of the electronic motor (if it is an automatic door). Then, you must open the door to three or four feet, checking to see if the door remains in place or it drops, which would indicate an imbalance.
Garage door springs installed by our professionals in Seattle, WA, will be functional and operate more effectively. This will guarantee the door’s safety as well as preserve the manufacturer’s warranty. The safety includes the adjustment of high tension springs and also the safety of the door when in operation. The use of a professional helps to ensure that all the mechanical parts work in harmony.