Spring Replacement made easy
To measure the 10 coils cut-in the ending of a tape measure, betwixt the two coils or simply hook the tape on one end of the spring if it doesn’t have a cone on it. Then, tally 10 coils and force the tape to the point where the 10th and 11th coils meet during Spring Replacement Victorville.
Measure to the closest 16th of an inch. Note that the hook on one end of the tape is slited for measuring the outer dimensions as well as inner dimensions. Since you are measuring the outer dimensions of the coils, you will need to force the tape away from the end to get the required maximum length during Spring Replacement Victorville.
When doing the measurement,ensure that all the coils are well compressed. If there are gaps between the coils, your measurement will be incorrect and thereby affect the garage door spring.
Spring changing on a garage door
Just like when having a car, a garage door need having to be regularly taken care of. Most people don’t think about caring for garage doors as often with may lead to torsion springs breaking of cables popping.
The most common part of the garage doors that needs to be changed more regularly is the torsion spring, because of the amount of force and weight it is constantly carrying. An average sized garage door weighs 150 pounds, so imagine the amount of force it is needed to be lifted more than one time a day.Torsion springs provide over 90% of the lift needed to raise a garage door so they are very critical to the garage door’s operation.
Finally, to put on the new springs and slide them into the correct position on the torsion bar, tighten up all the loose bolts, plug in again the motor and your garage door will be working perfectly again.