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Extension springs

December 8, 2012



You don't have to weigh the door, you just need to check one of the ends and see what color you have, you might have to wipe off any dirt or grime that has accumulated. I have added below a chart that tells you the weight in relation to the color. 
 
So if you can bring in the old spring, or tell us what color you have, we will be able to help you find your new extension spring. Most springs sold in the store come as a pair.




 

How to repair a broken spring

December 8, 2012
 How to Replace Garage Door Springs?
Garage door springs are part of the garage door itself, not the garage door opener. The springs also make it much easier to raise and lower the door. They generally last a long time, and they have only one function. But over time, all that lifting, through all those weather changes, tend to weaken the metal and lead to a break. The springs on your garage doors will brake or lose tension with time, and in that condition you should learn about how to replace ...

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Safety Tips for Garage Doors

December 8, 2012
Safety Tips for Garage Doors
Steve The DoorGuy   613-809-1004

  Replace Old Springs. Your garage doors springs are arguably the most important and most dangerous part of your garage door.  Springs wear out due to regular use, weather and corrosion. Inspect your springs periodically and replace if needed.  If your door has two springs, replace both, even if one is not broken.  This will not only prevent any damage caused by the breaking of the second spring, but also keep your door working effic...

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Yearly garage door maintenace

October 20, 2012
Garage door maintenance is not on most people's regular to do list. But there are a few simple things you should do every year or so to keep the door rolling along trouble-free.
  1. Give all rollers, hinges, roller tracks, hinges, and latches a good squirt with a penetrating solvent. Lubricate the pulleys on extension-spring openers and the bearings on torsion-spring openers. Wipe a little oil on the torsion spring if it is rusty and binds up.
  2. Wipe everything clean, then apply a light oil, such as ...

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Types of garage door springs

October 20, 2012
There are two different types of springs used on garage doors. torsion springs  are attached just above the Garage door on a shaft with cable drums , while extension springs are located above the upper tracks on both sides.
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Spring Replacement

October 20, 2012

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Hello my name is steve I am in the Garage Door business for the past 30 years. I have service and installed all types of garage door and operators.

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