We can help your garage door run smoothly.
Garage door springs are an essential part of overhead garage doors. They balance the door’s weight, making it easy to open and close with little effort. When your springs aren’t working as they should, it can cause several issues with your door. At Copper Top Garage Doors, we offer garage door services that include assessing the state of your springs. Continue reading to learn more about this integral part of your system.
The two main types of garage door springs are torsion and extension. Both types work differently but do the same thing: provide the garage door with the force it needs to go up and down. Torsion springs are often fixed on a metal shaft horizontally above the garage door opening. These springs are under stress when the garage door is closed. When you open the door, the tension is released, and the springs unwind to give the door the force it needs to move up. As the door goes down, the springs wind back up, storing energy for the next turn.
On the other hand, extension springs are set up in pairs. There is one on each side of the garage door, along the horizontal tracks. When the door opens and closes, the door opens and closes these springs. Extension springs are at their most relaxed when the garage door is closed. When you open the door, the springs stretch and store energy. This stored energy is released when the door is dropped, which helps the door close.
If you’re concerned about the state of your Apollo Beach, Florida garage door and think there might be an issue with your springs, it’s important to call our team. Garage door springs are under a lot of pressure, making them dangerous to work with. Our skilled team has the knowledge and tools to do the job correctly and safely. Contact our team today to learn more.
At Copper Top Garage Doors, we offer installation and repair services for garage door springs in Riverview, Tampa Bay, Sun City Center, Lithia, Brandon, Plant City, Wimauma, Carrollwood, Northdale, Town ‘n’ Country, Seffner, Fish Hawk, Tampa, Apollo Beach, Lakewood Ranch, and Valrico, Florida.