CAUTION: Garage Door Torsion Springs are EXTREMELY DANGEROUS.
The most important thing you need to remember when it comes to garage door springs is that you must have them installed and repaired by a professional.
How much does it cost to replace a garage door spring?
Our pricing for material, taxes and labor starts at $149. Pricing can vary deepening on your garage door’s make and model. We carry the nine most popular garage door springs to the ensure quickest repair service possible. Larger springs needed for carriage wood doors are generally a bit more expensive because of their non-standard three-inch size. They usually cost between $20-$100 more than traditional steel springs as they have to be custom ordered. Garage Door Medics will always provide you with a written quote before ordering your new springs.
What’s entailed when replacing garage door springs? Can I do it myself?
Replacing garage door springs can be very dangerous if you’re not a skilled professional. For this reason, Garage Door Medics does not sell garage door torsion springs to the general public. Installing the wrong type of spring can add unnecessary wear and tear on your opener. There are also various steps involved with making sure they are properly installed as well as counterbalancing your door.
The Garage Door Medics are trained professionals that have done hundreds of thousands of spring repairs and although we appreciate our customer’s need to understand how garage door springs function, the last thing we want is for someone to get injured.
Let us explain the dangers and details of Garage Door Springs so that you can make the best decision for you and your family. Why do garage door springs need to be serviced by a trained professional? One word – SAFETY! For most Americans, a garage door is the largest moving object in the home. Garage doors are both large and extremely heavy. This means that not only are they incredibly difficult to lift, but when installed incorrectly can come crashing down with unbelievable, deadly force.
The garage door springs that help the doors open are under extreme pressure and can release enough power to severely injure or even kill someone. Specific tools and training are needed when dealing with these springs.
There are plenty of other jobs around your place that are perfect for the weekend warrior, but installing new garage door springs is not one of them. You want them installed correctly, functioning safely and smoothly, and you want it done right the first time.