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Affordable Garage Door Spring Replacement Portland metro

Garage door springs are a very important part of the system's operation and functionality. 

There are different types of springs lengths and tensions that will fit your garage door system's needs. 

We strongly recommend to not replace springs independently without the proper experience, as it can be very dangerous and can cause body injuries and property damage. We are certified professionals and we know how to manage spring issues with minimum danger. As a company, we have sharpened our skills, and can complete the replacement without disrupting your schedule or posing any danger. Springs can serve for many years depending on how you use your garage and door and maintain it. However, many people complain when they break because they do not understand the work of garage door springs. They play a very vital role. In fact, they carry the whole weight of the door when you open it. If you thought it’s the opener that does the job, know that it’s the spring.

Popular Spring Categories, Why they Break, & Your Safety

Hundreds of people get injuries, and damage their property every year by playing with or attempting to fix garage door problems. To avoid such a situation, you need to learn as much as possible about garage door springs. Garage door springs can be grouped into several types and even sub types, there are two broad categories.

Torsion Springs

These springs come in many options and are usually attached above the garage door opening. They make use of torque, and they twist/coil anytime force is applied via a motor or hand. Therefore, the choice of a particular option of torsion spring depends on garage door height, weight, track radius and other factors.

Extension Springs

These are the most common springs. Just as you can notice from the name, they extend to provide a counterbalance force that supports the door. You need to apply force either via a motor or hand, so they extend.  In conclusion, they are usually paired together with safety cables.

Having known the types, it is good you also understand that garage door springs break as a result of use, wear, and improper maintenance. Their lifespan is usually given in number of cycles. The cycles are approximately 10000. If you want your springs to last many years, open/close your door as few times as possible. However, know that garage door springs can be dangerous. Leave garage door spring replacement and repair to our experts only unless you are trained to do so.

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Toll Free # - (855) 622-6857

WA BACK OFFICE ADDRESS:

9330 NE Vancouver mall dr. suite 203

Vancouver, WA 98662

(Not a service location)

Areas We Cover:

  • SW Washington and surrounding area.

  • Greater Portland metro area.

Certifications:

  • WA license: THUNDGD818MH

  • OR CCB: 227699

  • We are fully bonded and insured

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