Garage Door Spring Repair Services
Cherry Hill NJ
High Quality Garage Door Spring Repair Services in cherry hill nj
If you have a broken garage door spring, look no further. Capital Garage Door Repair has been replacing broken garage door springs for many years, We carry springs that have high cycles of over 10,000. Our garage door springs are made from high-quality steel, ensuring a long life expectancy. These springs we carry come in over 100 different styles to guarantee we have the match to your personal garage door. Our services are offered same day, as well as on weekends, by certified technicians to accommodate your schedule. We replace torsion and extension springs, and we offer a warranty on parts and labor to ensure satisfaction.
Signs That Your Garage Door Spring May Need to Be Replaced
Here are a few signs to signal you are suffering from a broken garage door spring.
• Garage door spring needs to be in one piece. This may seem like a simple one, but a broken garage door may have a snapped spring that is only noticeable broken upon closer inspection.
• Your garage door is not opening or is opening slightly, only to lift a few feet before it then falls back down.
• You are trying to lift the garage door manually — presumably due to difficulties opening automatically —, but the door is extremely heavy.
• The cables on the side have started to unwind. This is always the sign of a broken spring.
What Not to Do After the Springs Break
Lifting a heavy door manually can cause it to fall too hard. To avoid this safety hazard and potentially damaging the gears, do not open garage doors with broken springs.
The Dangers of Replacing the Garage Door Springs Yourself
While you may be tempted to replace your garage door springs yourself, we advise against it. These springs have such strong tension that the job should not be attempted by hand. A snap of that force could damage not only the garage door system but the individual attempting to fix it. Let us at Capital Garage Door Repair help you with your garage door spring repair.
Our Garage Door Spring Repair Best Practices
When choosing a company to work on your home, is it important to you to know that company is following procedures universally accepted as most effective and quality assuring? Then you should choose a company that implements best practices. Capital Garage Door Repair is just that and has been since our opening. When you choose a company that implements best practices, not only are you assuring the job is done properly, you are also saving yourself spring replacement cost later to repair poorly installed, or low-quality, springs. This also has the potential to prevent possible injury caused by hastily done work.
Our Garage Door Spring Repair Best Practices
Replacing Both Springs
Though you may only have one broken spring, it is important to replace both springs if your garage door has two. Some garages only have one. Since the springs in your garage door work as a unit, it is important they are of equal strength. Imbalanced springs cause the door to lift unevenly and potentially knock the door from its tracks.
Using the Right Springs
A part of our guarantee to you is that we always use quality springs. To us, this means springs that can last many years.
Before starting work on your home, we always begin with a complete safety inspection. Our inspections cover hardware and parts assessment to ensure the garage door system is in proper working condition.
Garage Door Extension Springs
This style is the older of the two types of springs available. They are reliable, familiar, and the more affordable of the two options. They also provide more overhead space in your garage because of their placement on the side of the door.
Garage Door torsion Springs
The newer style of garage door spring, this one has been designed to maintain better weight distribution when in use, and it controls the lifting and lowering of the garage door more evenly. Torsion garage door springs are highly durable and they are more expensive than extension springs.
Extension vs Torsion Springs, Which Is Better?
Our answer is: Torsion Springs. The main reason is that torsion springs last longer. Extension garage door spring need replacing about every 10,000 cycles while torsion garage door springs last up to 20,000 cycles.
Replacing Extension Springs with Torsion Springs
All extension spring systems are easily replaced with torsion systems, which are the more durable option.
We at Capital Garage Door Repair, replace hundreds of broken garage door springs each year. Our technicians carry many types of springs and each one is matched for each garage door. We carry both extension and torsion garage door springs. Call us 7 days a week for a garage door spring repair service!