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Garage doors spring cost

All about garage door’s coil springs

A garage door spring is one of the most important parts of your garage door. Routine garage door maintenance, such as garage door spring adjustment and lubrication, can enhance its lifespan. 

Garage door spring replacement cost depends on the spring type, size, number of cycles (optional), and the amount of work required to replace it. Garage doors springs can cost as little as $40, increasing toward $200 for heavy-duty garage door springs. Garage door springs replacement cost on average $100-$300, including parts and labor. 

Garage Door Spring Repair

All garage door springs break at one point or another. Whether they will last longer or not will depend on a few factors. Is it the correct spring size for your door? Do your springs have the correct tension? How many cycles does your garage door spring have? Many other factors can affect your garage door springs lifespan. Be sure to have a professional perform a garage door spring adjustment periodically, as this will delay your need for a garage door spring replacement. 

Torsion Spring vs Extension Springs

Garage door torsion springs are superior to garage door extension springs. Torsion springs are more durable, safer, and will last you longer than garage door extension springs. However, garage door extension springs are more affordable and may serve as a good alternative when a torsion spring system is not an option.

There isn’t a “one-size fits all” best spring system for all garage doors. However, there is a best system for your particular garage door. Due to its durability and  safety components, the system that we recommend the most is a torsion spring system. Still, the right spring system for you will depend on your door’s size and weight, your preferences, and your budget.

Our recommendations for garage door springs repair

  1. You should always choose the right garage door springs system for your garage door. It will increase your garage door springs lifespan. The wrong spring can cause damage to your garage door opener and garage door parts. Increasing garage door repairs and maintenance, and can result in bigger damages over time.
  1. Always go with a professional. Garage door springs have a lot of tension. If they are not professionally installed they can snap or burst, causing harm to you and/or your garage.

For more information, or to have a certified garage door expert at your house, please contact us.