Spring Replacement is Done by professionals
Imagine waking up on a Monday morning to a broken down garage door and you will need Spring Replacement La Habra. What would you do/You need to get the kids to school as well as go to work. Well, we are here to give you a few tips on how to replace the springs of your garage door should you need to replace them.
The very first thing you need to do is get your car out of the garage and you will need Spring Replacement La Habra. This is to prevent any further damage that could occur during the process of replacing the garage door spring. If you are used to the electric door opener you are probably wondering how on earth you are supposed to open the door. You need to pull the red emergency cord at the top of the door to help you open the door. Keep in mind that the door is very heavy and even heavier without the springs. It is good to get somebody to help you. If you are midway lifting it and you realize just how heavy it is and drop it, never try to stop it with your foot. This could break your foot.
Life span and Maintenance:
Most garage springs come with a lifespan of 15000 to 20000 cycles, one cycle meaning opening and closing the garage door once. This could easily amount to a life expectancy of 10 to 12 years on an average, depending upon the usage. While they may last 10 to 12 years, there are a few factors that determine the proper functioning and the lifespan of the springs.
Improper lubrication - You might hear a squeaky noise when you open or close the door. This could be because of friction in the springs which leads to more wear and tear, ending up with springs breaking.