There are two different types of springs used on garage doors. Torsion springs are attached just above the closed garage door, while extension springs are located above the upper tracks on both sides.It’s important to know whether or not a garage door company provides service for your needs.
Ken Davidson Garage Door’s certified technicians are fully equipped to work on torsion and extension spring systems. The most common question we get over the phone is, “Okay, so how much does it cost to replace garage door springs?” To give you an exact price quote, we would need to know the size of the door, weight, and type of garage door springs needed (torsion or extension).
Since we carry so many different types of springs to account for all the different types of garage doors, we recommend that a certified technician takes the proper measurements himself before giving you an exact price quote.Both torsion and extension springs can be extremely dangerous. Because the springs are wound very tightly, if they were to break they could cause a lot of damage as well as bodily injury.
If you suspect that your garage door springs are in need of maintenance, please leave it to the pros and call us today. We install and repair most garage door Torsion Spring makes and models! If you need a garage door Torsion Spring repaired or installed call Ken Davidson Garage Doors today.
We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergencies and we work evenings and weekends at no extra charge. Our garage door Torsion Spring technicians can handle 5-6 completed repairs a day individually, every day! We are garage door Torsion Spring repair experts in our trade and can complete repairs quickly upon arrival.
Our service trucks are fully stocked and ready for immediate dispatch.There are two different types of springs used on garage doors. Torsion springs are attached just above the closed garage door, while extension springs are located above the upper tracks on both sides.It’s important to know whether or not a garage door company provides service for your needs. Because there is a high probability that someone might accidentally push the open button while not in range and de-synchronize the code, the transmitter and receiver generate look-a-head codes ahead of time. This system is used by roller shutter remote controls as well as sectional and up and over garage door operators.
As well as these advances in remote control operation things have developed in the mechanics of the operator boom and tow arm system to ensure the garage door is held firmly closed and even locked in three places. Security is really the main feature as well as complete safety in all modern garage door operators.
NEVER fit an electric garage door opener if it does not have a fully functional, CE compliant safety return mechanism to stop the motor immediately when an obstruction is hit. Even the infra red safety beam system only protects a small proportion of a garage doors entire travel and should only be an additional safety device to a standard auto return system.
The latest CE standards require a very fast reaction time for the operator motor to reverse as soon as it has struck an obstacle for minimization of potential injury when obstructed.Soft start and stop operation now ensures a gentle closing and opening action taking stress out of the garage door mechanism whilst offering a smoother and quieter movement.
All the leading European manufacturers also now use 24v DC motors for total reliability and quietness. The Autoglide electric operator – specifically designed for canopy garage doors.The Autoglide is no longer available and we still recommend as we have for many years the use of the canopy bow arm converter with a good quality boom type operator.
Canopy garage doors (springs across the top of the door) are notoriously awkward to automate properly and should be very well balanced before installing any kind of operator system.