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3 Things You Should Never Do If You Have A Garage Door Broken Spring

3 Things You Should Never Do If You Have A Garage Door Broken Spring


If you have a broken garage door spring, it’s important to know what NOT to do.


Many people make the mistake of trying to fix the problem themselves and end up making it worse.


This blog post will discuss three things you should never do when you have a broken garage door spring.


If you’ve ever had a garage door broken spring, then you know how frustrating it can be if your car is stuck and the garage door is not functional. 
 The good news is that there are some things you can do to avoid this problem in the future, like yearly maintenance for your garage door, lubricating your garage door frequently, and making sure you got high-quality springs.


 Here are three things you should never do if you have a garage door broken spring:


1. Don’t open the door with the wall- button/ remotes/ keypad/ phone app without disconnecting the garage door opener. This could cause severe damage to your garage door opener and break it. The garage door opener is connected to the torsion springs with a bracket. In some cases, if you try to open the garage door with a broken spring, a bend could happen to this bracket and bend the garage door itself.


2. We don’t recommend replacing the spring yourself. This is a job for a professional garage door repair company. It is dangerous and unnecessary. Every spring has a different size, length, and diameter that the garage door technician will measure and replace with the same type of springs.


3. Don’t ignore the problem. Ignoring a garage door’s broken spring will only worsen the situation and could eventually lead to a complete failure (garage door off track, loose cables, etc.). 

If you suspect your garage door springs are broken, call SoCal Garage Door Repair Inc., and we will provide you with a same-day free estimate and inspection. 
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