Imagine a day when your garage door refuses to lift, or worse, it gets stuck halfway. Chances are you're dealing with a broken spring issue. The springs in your garage door aren't just small parts; they do the heavy lifting every time you open and close the door.A little bit like how our knees help us stand and walk around, these springs bear most of the load. So, when one breaks down - let's say it pulls an Achilles heel moment - we need immediate help to fix them. Call a Brooks Garage Door Service professional today!
In essence, there are two types of springs used in garage doors: torsion and extension springs. Torsion springs, located above the closed door, wind up as the door lowers while extension springs along both tracks stretch out as weight is applied onto them during closing.This process creates potential energy that assists in lifting your hefty metal beast (also known as a garage door) next time you need to get inside.
Symptoms Of A Broken Spring
You might be asking yourself – "How will I know if my spring has gone rogue?" Good question. Here are some telltale signs:
Your opener strains more than usual,
The top section buckles under pressure,
You hear loud bangs from your garage area for no apparent reason – sounds scarier than it is.