Replacing Torsion Springs07/08/2015 Back To Blog
When you need torsion spring repairs or replacements, the service technician will take care of both springs since they usually show signs of wearing around the same time. Having both springs repaired or replaced at the same time saves clients' money and time. Even though the cycle of the broken spring is now shortened, it is still recommended that the other spring additionally be replaced. A trained and qualified garage door technician will be able to offer the necessary services. It is because of the amount of tension that the torsion spring retains that makes them dangerous to handle. An expert should handle any of your spring repair jobs. Replacing and repairing springs is something that should be done with care and precision. One always has to be fully aware of the dangers that can ensue when a job is performed incorrectly or a missed step occurs. Precautions are taken by professional service providers to protect themselves and homeowners from potential harm. Even though torsion springs have fewer parts than extension springs, they can still be harmful when improperly handled.
Extended Cycle Life of Torsion Spring
The cycle life of a garage door spring refers to how many times the door will open and close before it no longer works. The typical cycle is 10,000. If you want a cycle of more than 10,000 a larger wire is required. You will have to be familiar with the lift rating and how long it should be. Generally when trying to extend the life expectancy of the spring, the wire length also needs to be extended. Doing this allows individuals to maintain the same rating for the torque and the lift. If attempting to purchase the springs on your own without the help of an expert, might find yourself with the wrong dimensions. It can get a bit complicated.
It is possible to extend the cycle of torsion springs. However, we encourage customers to seek the help of our trained professional with extensive experience. Get the most out of our springs by properly extending the cycle. Attempts to extend the expectancy without the help of experts will result in wasted money.