Broken Garage Door Springs
Is Your Garage Door Spring Broken?
Because garage doors are heavy (almost certainly the biggest moving part in your house) a lot of that weight is supported by the garage door springs, so when they break naturally the door doesn’t work anymore. However because the design of modern garage doors is quite sophisticated you can be forgiven for not knowing that the spring is what’s broken. You may not be able to see it, and it may not reveal itself in the way that you expect, but when it’s gone, it’s gone, and you need a capable repair person with the right garage door maintenance, right away.
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Things That Go Bump In The Night
That’s because many doors operate with what’s called a Torsion Spring to help take the weight of that door. Torsion Springs have shafts running down the middle and when they break they release huge force and often rattle around the shaft creating that ‘unwanted intruder’ noise.