Garage Door Springs in Buffalo Grove, IL

Call Alvin Garage Door Service® in Buffalo Grove as soon as you notice problems with your garage door springs. Always hire a trusted expert to replace garage door torsion springs.

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Garage Door Torsion Spring Repair

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The spring in your garage door may be reaching the end of its lifespan when you start noticing any of the following signs:

  • Unusual and irregular sounds such as squeaking.
  • Garage door moves slower than usually.
  • Garage door drops down too fast.
  • Garage door stops responding to the remote.
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Garage Door Springs - FAQ

How do you tell if a garage door spring is left or right?

The spring on the right side of the bracket usually has black paint on the winding cone. This is a left wind spring. If you have only one spring on your garage door just remember that if the spring is on the left side of the bracket it is right wind, and if it is on the right of the bracket, it is left wind. Here at Alvin Garage Door Service® we carry all types of garage door springs.

How much does it cost to replace a garage door torsion springs?

Over time, the springs in your garage door can wear down and break. While the average cost for a springs is between $100 and $200, in some cases you may need to replace both of them. Replacement of garage door springs can cost $79-$149 for springs plus labor which can cost up to $180.

Alvin Garage Door Service® offers the best and most competitive prices on any garage door repair service and we will match any price on the market. Garage Door Torsion Springs Repair in Buffalo Grove or Garage Door Spring Repair.

How long do garage door torsion springs last?

The average light duty spring life is 4-6 years, assuming 10,000 cycles at 4 cycles a day and 10-12 for heavy duty with 25,000 cycles. However, with the garage door being used as the front door more and more, increasing the daily cycles, springs may last last than that. On very rare occasions, garage door springs can break in as little as 3 years. Here At Alvin Garage Door Service® we offer 3-5 years warranty on parts and labor.

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Garage Door Torsion Springs vs. Extension Springs

The first step in terms of getting your garage door springs repaired or replaced is knowing what kind of spring system you have. There are two main spring systems: Torsion Springs and Extension Springs.

Torsion springs are located above the opening of your door with springs slid onto a bar. Extension spring systems can be found alongside the opening of the door. It's important to know whether or not a garage door company provides service for your needs. Our professionally trained technicians are fully equipped to work on torsion and extension spring systems. Garage Door Torsion Springs Repair in Buffalo Grove or Garage Door Spring Repair.

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