Garage Door Torsion Spring RepairHow to Check Garage Door Torsion Springs Repair & Know if They Are Bad & Need Replacement. Your garage door is a part of your home and in this days use as the main enternce . There are elements of the garage that you need to maintain as well as replace on occasion. The springs are one of those elements and when they go out the door will not be able to open or close. The first sign that you can look for when checking the health of your garage door springs is if they are stretched out. They are a spring and are wound very tight and secure. That does not mean that they are not going to stretch out over time. The door is quite heavy and will cause them to weaken and stretch every time the door opens and closes. You can look at the spring for areas that the spring is not compacted together tightly. If you see this happening you want to have one or both of the springs replaced.
The springs are made of metal so the most likely damage you may see is rust. The rust comes when the springs are exposed to moisture which is common since the garage is part of the outside as well as the home. If you start to see that the springs have any rust or corrosion on them you want to make sure that you have them replaced and check the seals to keep out the moisture. The springs can tell you that they are not working the way they should. If you start to notice that the springs are creaking and popping when they are being activated they might be going out. If you are hearing noises from the springs it can be that they need to be lubricated but it also can be that the springs are at the end of their life. At JB Garage Door torsion spring repair services, we can help you to check the torsion spring and if needed to replace them , life time of a torsion spring is between 5-12 years.