Garage Doors Service
Should you fix damaged garage springs Yourself?
Springs are a fundamental component in making garage doors go up and down. If you have a spring that is damaged, the temptation might be to do the repair work yourself. If you don’t know exactly what you are doing, this is a very bad idea because garage repair is a very dangerous job, particularly for the uninitiated.
While torsion is the most commonly used, there is another kind of spring used call extended springs. Both kinds of damaged springs can make for a dangerous repair environment with the tenser extended springs have the most dangerous such environment. They also tend to get damaged more often. This is why extended springs will come with backup cables. Before a repair and replacement is made, the old cables will need to be disconnected.
But again, unless you are a skilled veteran at this sort of thing, you are strongly urged to get professional help with this since a snapped extension spring can be life-threatening. Besides, a professional will be able to determine if there is any other damage about to happen that you have not detected.