All County Garage Doors - Garage Door Spring Services Alexandria, VA - 571-512-7519
Garage door springs serve a crucial purpose in the operation of the door. They are responsible for the movement of the door. At any given time, the tension in the springs is enormous. In most cases, the spring will break when the door is closed. That doesn’t rule out the possibility of the door breaking in its upward position and causing a lot of damage as it comes crashing down. With that level of risk, broken door springs should only be handled and repaired by a certified garage door expert in Alexandria. If you know that spring is responsible for the breakage, you should call All County Garage Doors. We can solve any issues, whether its door spring maintenance or total replacement.
All County Garage Doors prides itself on offering accurate solutions to problems in a timely fashion. For any garage door spring issue, we use experience to recommend a viable option for your needs. After we finish, we give you expert advice on how to keep your door springs working just fine and how to make sure they last for a long time. In some instances, clients will need a spring replacement. We do have an assortment of springs that we can use as replacements right on location. We aim for two things; that your door resumes normal working capability and that you are happy with the final product.
For the easy functioning of a garage door, the tension of the springs must equal the weight of the door in pounds. A 150-pound door would have to have a spring of 150 units of tensile strength to work efficiently. Such technical issues are why you should always contact an expert in the Alexandria, VA for all your maintenance and repair issues.
Knowledge of the spring mechanism and door weight is a vital point in repair and maintenance. All County Garage Doors has a solid background and education that have given us the confidence to handle anything thrown at us.
Torsion springs are built to managed the weight of the garage door. This is achieved by placing a strong beam at the top of the garage door. There are additional cables so that when the spring uncoils, the door will go up, making the door open. For closing, the spring tenses up and coils.
These actions happen at the same time which dictates the normal movement of the door. The torsion springs have been made in a way that makes the management of a typically heavy door, easy. This allows the ordinary person to be able to fix it while at the same time, minimizing risk. Wire size, inner diameter, and spring length determine the strength and durability of the spring. Each of these markers is crucial in determining how much weight the spring can manage and for how long the door can be used. A larger spring will carry more weight and has a higher unit of resistance.
Given the nature of residential doors, no more than two springs have to be used. Commercial garage doors are heavier so they might need more springs.
Expansion and contraction are by design, the principal factors involved in weight handling for extension springs. Extension springs can have open areas that can be used for putting up on stable machinery in the garage door system.
Extension springs compress to brave out the weight pf the garage door, helping the seamless open and closing of the door. When the door rises, the springs compress effecting the door’s rise to its maximum capacity. When it goes down, the springs relax to their default position. Just as in torsion springs, extension spring have plenty of tension and should they e interfered with an inexperienced person, it could pose a risk far the door system, the garage itself or the person.
It is in the clients best interest to have their garage door springs inspected and have them replaced when they show signs of wearing out. All County Garage Doors fixes all your garage door spring repair or replacement issues.