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What are the types of garage door springs?

Most of the homeowners give very less attention to their garage door until it malfunctions. When it stops working rightly, you start to make a decision regarding what type of springs, materials, installers are right for your garage door.

The most ignore part of the garage door is its springs but mind it, it’s one of the most important components of the garage door that keeps it working perfectly. If you select a wrong spring for your garage door then you have to face the dire consequences of the wrong selection.

Most of the death caused by the garage door is due to the faulty springs. Always contact a technician to fix the issue with your garage door springs.

Let’s find out more about the different types of garage door springs:

  1. Extension springs – It is the most common residential garage door spring type which is situated little above the horizontal tracks. They are situated on both sides of the door. These springs extend to open the door. The extension springs should be paired with the safety cables which prevent the spring from becoming projectile when the springs fail.
  2. Torsion springs – Unlike extension springs it uses torque to raise the garage doors. It twists and coils on the shaft whenever the door opens or closes. It comes in great variety depending on wire sizes and length. Xpress Garage Door technician will tell you more about these springs.

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