garage door torsion springs is dangerous because the springs are under
tension. The directions in this video hopefully will help guide you in
safely replacing your springs, but there are no guarantees. It is impossible
to cover every dangerous situation you may encounter. If you fail to use
the right tools or if you don't follow safe procedures, you could lose
hands, limbs or even your life. You could also damage property. If
you have any doubts about your ability to safely change your springs, we
recommend you hire a professional to repair your garage door.
and Donít of Garage Door Spring Replacements
DO - Always replace springs in pairs.
short-cut the repair by replacing only the broken spring. Count the cost
of the second spring as an investment in maintaining the proper function
of your door for many years of trouble-free service.
DO - Keep your door properly maintained and lubricated. Your garage door
technician will usually advise you on proper maintenance as a courtesy
of their business.
neglect repairs and maintenance. It will cost you more in the long-run.
DO - Select the right spring. After performing any work on a garage door,
a balance test should be performed.
purchase cheap aftermarket springs that may be wrong size and weight to
maintain the balance of your garage door.