Spring Into Action: An Expert Guide To Garage Door Springs & When It’s Time To Replace Them

Torsion Springs

These springs are the most affordable and most commonly used for residential garage doors and mounted on a torsion pole just above the door opening.

Extension Spring

These springs are known for their durability. They are attached to the tilt arm and run along the side of the horizontal door. The signs of faulty extension springs are similar to that of torsion springs. Nonetheless, there are additional ways to determine whether your springs are performing at their best.



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Aiden Dallas

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