Garage Door Torsion Springs Questions


Caution: If your Garage Door has a broken spring and is in the open position DO NOT pull the “emergency release” on the operator. Doing so can cause the door to fall seriously injuring someone or damaging the door beyond repair.

Continued use of your garage door and opener with a broken spring can strip the internal nylon gears in a Liftmaster, Chamberlain or Sears and can strip the traveler assembly on a Genie, Liftmaster, Sears or Chamberlain screw drive machine. Door Openers, Keypads, Tracks, Rollers, Cables, Hinges, Sensors Weather Seals, Installation, Parts and repair. Often these repairs will not be evident at the time your springs are replaced but will occur at a later date and cause additional repair expenses. Areas we service – Atlanta, Lawrenceville, Duluth, Johns Creek, Suwanee, Sugar Hill, Flowery Branch, Oakwood, Gainesville, Braselton, Hoschton,

Using the door with a broken spring can rip the door arm bracket from the door causing the door to fall or can permanently damage the area where the operator arm mounts to the door.

Since many of today’s Garage Doors are made of light gauge metal operating the door with a broken spring can cause the section to tear and or bend which will result in the eventual replacement of the top section of the garage door or the entire door.

Carriage Style Garage Doors are often custom made and individual sections aren’t available or are cost prohibitive.

Areas we work & service – Atlanta, Lawrenceville, Snellville, Grayson, Norcross, Lilburn, Stone Mountain, Decatur, Tucker, Loganville, Oxford, Duluth, Johns Creek, Suwanee, Sugar Hill, Flowery Branch, Chestnut Mountain, Buford, Oakwood, Gainesville, Hamilton Mill, Chateau Elan, Braselton, Hoschton, Auburn, Dacula, Winder, Monroe, Statham, Athens, Bethlehem, Bogart, Jefferson, Arcade, Cumming, Canton, Milton, Peachtree Corners, Alpharetta, Roswell, Sandy Springs, Brookhaven, Buckhead, Chamblee, Doraville, Dunwoody, Berkeley Lake..

At any given time on a garage door with two springs the other spring can break causing the door to fall and resulting in injury or death to yourself a loved one or a pet.