During a garage door spring repair, several tasks may be involved depending on the specific situation and the extent of the damage or wear. Here are the typical steps involved in a garage door spring repair:

  1. Assessment: One of our Tri-County Preferred technicians will begin by assessing the condition of the garage door springs. They will inspect the springs for any signs of damage, such as rust, deformation, or wear. If you want to know why garage door springs break, you can read our write up about it here.
  2. Spring Replacement: If the springs are found to be damaged or worn out, the technician will replace them. This typically involves removing the old springs and installing new ones of the appropriate type and size.
  3. Balancing: After the new springs are installed, our technician will ensure that the garage door is properly balanced. This is crucial for smooth and efficient operation. They will adjust the tension in the springs to achieve the correct balance, allowing the door to open and close evenly.
  4. Lubrication: As part of the repair process, the technician will lubricate the moving parts of the garage door system. This helps reduce friction and ensures smooth operation, extending the lifespan of the springs and other components.
  5. Safety Inspection: Once the repair work is completed, the technician will perform a safety inspection of the entire garage door system. They will check the cables, pulleys, rollers, and other components to ensure they are in good working condition. Any additional repairs or adjustments necessary for safe operation will be addressed at this stage.

It’s important to note that garage door spring repair can be dangerous due to the high tension involved in the springs. It is strongly recommended to hire a professional technician with the necessary expertise and tools to handle the repair safely. Attempting to repair or replace garage door springs without proper knowledge and equipment can lead to serious injuries or further damage to the door. To read more about the dangers of garage door springs, we have a write-up about it here.

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