Common Garage Door Issues: Worn Out Extension Springs
In 2007, there were 1,610 reported injuries caused by non-professionals trying to fix their garage door themselves…
Worn Out Extension Springs
Not only can run-down extension springs lead to squeaking, but in the most dangerous cases, they can also cause the door to fall down upon release. It’s best to let professionals handle this garage door repair!
Garage Door Springs Can Be Dangerous
23.4 percent of injuries involving garage doors are caused by doors coming down on a person. Springs in garage doors are under high tension. Therefore, only qualified persons should adjust them.
If you suspect your garage door has worn out extension springs, contact us to schedule garage door service.
More Common Garage Door Issues
For more information about common garage door issues, read the other items in the series:
- Broken Garage Door Opener
- Broken Torsion Springs
- Damaged Garage Door
- Warped or Misaligned Tracks
- Dirty or Misaligned Sensors
- Dry or Squeaky Rollers and Hinges
- Snapped Cables
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