GARAGE DOOR BROKEN SPRING REPAIR
Among other things which can malfunction in your garage door problems usually occur to springs. Now if you notice that you are having a problem with lifting or raising your garage door it just might be that you have a malfunctioning spring. Now you can get in touch with a professional garage door repair service for broken spring or you can first take some steps and check out the problem on your own. Be sure to consult with you automatic garage door manual. Your garage door spring could be broken or it might need adjusting.
To begin with put your garage door in manual mode by disconnecting your electric opener. Now lift up the garage door by hand about half way up and then release the door. If you discover that the doors lifted up easily and stayed in place after you released it then continue with your inspection. However if you noticed that there were problems and you couldn't raise up the door then it could be that springs are not aligned properly and may have to be adjusted or replaced.
If you notice that there seems to be a problem with the springs you need to first of all indentify what kind of springs you have and then check manual to see where the springs are located on your garage door. Once you have located the springs the next step will be to see if they need adjusting or perhaps a spring is broken and needs replacement. If you need extra help you can find all kinds of step-by-step information online. Just proceed carefully as it isn't easy to work with garage door springs and they can cause injury.
Basically if you need to replace your spring there are two types which are located on each side of the garage door so that the door functions correctly. The two types of springs are extension and torque. You'll find torsion springs on top of the garage door and this work by turning when the door is raised up. Torsion springs extend when the door gets closed. If one of these springs breaks while the door is opening, gravity will take over and the door will come crashing down. Extension springs are located below the door and make sure that the garage door opens and closes as it should. They are found on either side.
Whichever kind of springs you have always keep in mind that you can replace or align them yourself you just have to be careful as you can get injured by these springs. If you are unsure in anyway but you know that the problem with your garage door has to do with the spring then ask your garage door repair for broken spring specialists for advice.