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How Winter May Make Your Garage Door Dangerous (But Doesn’t Have to)

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How Winter May Make Your Garage Door Dangerous (But Doesn’t Have to)

The pouring snow, gusty winds, and chilling cold all take a heavy toll on the constructional integrity of your garage door. During the colder months, the metal parts of your garage door, such as screws and springs, tend to shrink, not only causing unexpected problems with closing and/or opening but also making your garage door an unnecessary danger. Here are some measures you can take to minimize the garage door danger during the winter: Regular Inspection and Maintenance Inspect the garage door thoroughly, making sure that all the moving parts are in fine working condition, ideally well before the onset...

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If a garage door spring breaks, should you replace both of them?

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If a garage door spring breaks, should you replace both of them?

If a garage door spring breaks, should you replace both of them? Should I replace both springs? This is a question we receive very often, and here’s an honest answer: If your door has two springs, the quick answer is most definitely change both springs to not only save yourself money but also to prevent any more inconvenience in the near future from another broken spring. Both springs have completed the same number of cycles which means they have the same exact amount of wear. If your door uses extension springs (they stretch down alongside the track as the door...

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Wrong Size Spring for Your Garage Door

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Wrong Size Spring for Your Garage Door

Wrong Size Spring for Your Garage Door How do you know if you have the wrong size spring or springs on your garage door? Why does it matter? The wrong size spring can cause very serious problems with your garage doors and garage door opener (If you have one is connected). Below we explain how a spring that is too small, or too large, can cause safety issues. A properly fitted spring or springs will create a safe, balanced garage door. A spring that is too small or too large can damage your opener, wear on your cables, cause a...

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