Garage door spring is one of important parts in the garage door. By installing the spring, it makes easier to raise and lower the door. It can also reduce the noisy when you want to open or close the door. But, sometimes the spring can be broken by the weather change, it will tend to weaken the metal. If you want to fix it, you can try by yourself or ask for help by someone else to replace your garage door spring. There are two types of springs used by garage door, extension spring and torsion spring. Torsion spring is located above the garage door opening, it is much harder to remove than extension spring. Don’t get yourself dilemma, because these pictures below will help you to find the solution for your broken garage door spring.
Before you start to fix your broken garage door spring, you will probably need to know more about the elements in the spring itself. There are some elements that usually installed together with the spring like safety cable and gauge steel garage door pulley.
This is the look of broken garage door spring. The metal is broken and corroded, it also separated from each other. Before you fix it, don’t forget to measure it and know what size of replacement springs are needed.
This garage door spring that near the simulated window is torsion type, because it is above garage door opening. If you want a help from professional, usually they will start measuring to determine the wire size, the diameter and the length. After that, it can be replaced properly and it is quiet long.
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