Broken garage door springs are a very common problem that every house owner in LA with a garage in their house has to face at some point of time or the other. It is thus LA garage door, among other services, provides repair services to their customers for broken springs. Springs are like huge steel rubber bands that carry the weight of a garage door as it opens and closes and can break if they have worn out. Listed below are some steps that you can follow if the springs of your garage door have broken.
First of all, take out your car out of the garage; otherwise it will be trapped inside the garage until you have repaired the springs. Pull on the red emergency release cord beneath your garage door opener. Now carefully lift the door manually and take out your car. Next, identify the type of springs that you have-whether extension or torsion. There’s an easy way for this. Torsion spring runs across the top of the garage door, wounded up. Extension spring is located on either sides of the door.
Once you have identified the type, you have to get the replacement springs from local hardware store. Then you can repair the broken springs yourself with the new ones you have purchased, but you should be very careful while doing so, otherwise you can be majorly injured. If you are not very sure of yourself, it’s better that you call a professional to do the job.