Garage Door Spring Repair

Is Your Garage Door Spring Broken?

Torsion springs are the hardest working part of any garage door and consequently are usually the first part to break. Of course murphy’s law applies to many broken springs. If there is a worse time for them to go bad that’s when it will happen. Many garage door repairs concern the spring.

While there are some DIY maintenance components that you may be equipped to deal with, when it comes to your garage door springs, they are not one of them. Torsion springs have a lot of tension and can cause quite a bit of damage to you and your garage if installed incorrectly. Using the right springs is essential for a correct, long term repair.

Broken Garage Door Spring - Before

Before

Broken Garage Door Spring - After

After

Torsion Conversions

We at Garage Service Pros also specialize in torsion conversions. Conversions can be done in a couple different situations. One situation you would have a torsion conversion done is when you would like to convert from the older “extension style” spring system to the more modern and safer “torsion style” spring system. Extension springs are known for stretching as they age and therefore, because of the engineering of the system, if one spring stretches at a different length than the other, the door will not raise and lower at a level pace. The door begins to “walk” its way up and down by jamming and releasing from side to side. The most common situation for a torsion conversion to be done, is when you have a Wayne Dalton TorqueMaster cylinder. The Wayne Dalton system is similar, but yet different from the universal torsion system. The TorqueMaster cylinder is a 2” cylinder with longer, small diameter springs located inside the tube. The drums are plastic instead of cast iron, and the cables are much thinner than standard torsion cables. The springs are wound with a drill as opposed to manual winding a torsion spring with winding bars. Wayne Dalton makes it difficult for service companies to purchase their products, so we at Garage Service Pros choose to offer our Wayne Dalton customers the torsion conversion in place of replacing the TorqueMaster cylinder. We stand behind the conversion with a 5 year warranty on all the parts needed for the conversion. 

Stretched Extension Spring

Wayne Dalton TorqueMaster

Dual Spring Torsion System

Garage Service Pros will always advise you of the present state of your springs and whether they need maintenance. We will never install a part you do not need and we will always advise of all of your options. We guarantee all of our spring repair work. Please call us with any question you may have.

If you have an emergency with your garage door or garage door opener, please give us a call 24 Hours for service 7 Days a Week. GarageServicePros is licensed and insured and offers 24/7 emergency service. Call us at 281-928-1837 or schedule your repair online »