Garage Door Safety: Torsion Springs

A major part of garage door safety is knowing about torsion springs. Torsion springs are predominantly installed on commercial applications; however, some residential garage doors may have them too.

Leave Garage Door Torsion Springs to the Professionals

Torsion springs can be dangerous and should only be handled, adjusted, and installed by professional garage door dealers or installers. Some dealers will not sell these springs directly to the public for this reason.

Web-based DIY instructions rarely stress the serious dangers of installing torsion springs and are of no help if an installation goes wrong and a serious injury or property damage occurs. The cost savings of a DIY installation of the springs won’t compare to the cost of an emergency room visit. A torsion spring installed improperly may not fail immediately, which means they can be a ticking time bomb for others in the family. Garage door installers are trained to install and service torsion springs for a reason, to keep customers and consumers safe.

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