We got a call from a customer last month that their garage door wasn’t opening all the way. Naturally, they were very annoyed and wanted to resolve the issue. Perfect Solutions to the rescue! We were able to get out to their house same day and fix the problem!
Below you can see what they meant by not opening all the way…
Solution: The Right Size Torsion Springs + Dual Spring System
When we arrived at our customer’s house we began the process of troubleshooting all the potential issues. The problem ended up being the heaviness of the door and the opener. The door was too heavy for the opener to properly open and close the door.
The door was too heavy because the torsion springs that were installed are too small for the garage door. Sizing your springs properly really do make a difference in the proper functioning of all of your garage door parts!
In the video below, you can see the results of installing the right size torsion springs. Now the door opens and closes all the way!
You can see in the video, we not only replaced the small torsion spring, but we installed a new dual spring system as well. Not only is the dual spring system more durable and stronger than 1 spring, it will increase the longevity of your springs, your opener and all the other working parts of your garage door.
There aren’t many cases that we don’t recommend installing a two spring system for your garage door. It costs a little more upfront, but is worth it in the long run. Springs are important, not just the right size, but the number as well!
Now our customer is happy since his garage doors are opening and closing as they should. Another satisfied customer!