Repairing your Garage Door Springs

When anything in your home breaks, it can be frustrating. If your garage door springs break, that can bring a whole other world of frustrations. They never break at a convenient time, leaving you scrambling and wondering what you’re going to do. At Premium Garage Door, we want you to have the information you’ll need before your garage door breaks. Follow the simple steps below, and you’ll be back in working order in no time!

Manual Operation
Your first thought when your garage door is not operating properly is probably, “How am I going to get my vehicle out?” More than likely, you’ll realize your garage door isn’t working just about the time you’re headed to work. Take a minute and breathe. Note that your garage door can operate, even if your garage door springs have broken. You can operate it manually by releasing the emergency cord above your garage door. Have a friend or spouse help you lift the door because it might be quite heavy!

Identify Your Garage Door Springs
Once the panic has subsided and you have some time to think about how you’re going to actually fix the door, you need to establish what type of garage door springs have broken. There are two general types, torsion and extension. You would find torsion springs above the door. It would have been tightly wound at one point. Extension springs are found on either side of the door. These expand and contract as the door is opened and closed. Figuring out which spring has broken will be valuable information for your garage door repair company.

Call the Professionals
The final step is to call in the professionals. It’s the only way you’ll truly know the job was done right. We will be able to provide you with the springs and services you need. We are on hand to handle all your garage door repair needs. Don’t panic when your garage door breaks, we’ve got you covered.

To have your garage door springs repaired today, call us at 651-344-0489.