• 100 S Commons #102, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Choosing the Right Garage Door Torsion Spring: Oil-Tempered, Galvanized or Powder-Coated

    Is your garage door not opening or stuck wide open? Looking for a professional repair technician?

    Get in touch with our garage door repair team and help is on it’s way! When it comes to garage door repair in Pittsburgh and its surroundings, Better leave it up to the professionals. For a FREE quote and estimate..

    CALL NOW: ☎️ (412) 388-2633

    Or, fill out this form and we will contact you shortly



    Show us the damage: Send us some photos for a FREE cost estimate.

    Choosing the Right Garage Door Torsion Spring: Oil-Tempered, Galvanized or Powder-Coated

    Your garage door springs should survive 10,000-20,000 cycles before they wear down and break, but when a garage door is “on the fritz,” it’s usually a spring’s fault. Attempting to repair or replace garage door springs can be a dangerous job, and it’s usually not worth the risk of DIY-ing. As designs have improved, however, springs have been modified to be a bit more safe.

    The two kinds of garage door springs are “extension” and “torsion,” with extension being the old version, and torsion being the new. Extension springs are typically found in older Sacramento homes and are dangerous because of the possibility they could snap free and fly apart (being under so much tension), when you attempt to remove or repair. If a torsion spring breaks, it stays attached to its torsion tube, making it more safe, and it’s easier to balance as well.

    Different Springs for Different Things

    It’s important to choose the right garage door spring for your specific garage door — the heavier the door, the heavier duty the spring must be. But there are also factors like resilience, cleanliness and maintenance to factor in. Three main options are: oil-tempered springs, galvanized springs, and powder-coated springs.

    Oil-Tempered Springs

    If your goal is to avoid frequent maintenance and repairs, an oil-tempered spring is the way to go. They are the longest lasting because of the lubricating qualities of oil, and they are quieter than galvanized and powder-coated springs. They are…

    Read more…

    Recommended articles

    How To Adjust A Garage Door Gap

    The Importance Of The Garage Door – CBS Pittsburgh

    (Photo Credit: KDKA) PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Most people probably don’t think much about their garage door – until it won’t open. Now’s a good time to have those garage doors inspected, before the winter weather arrives READ MORE: Southwest Adds 2 Seasonal Non-Stop Flights At

    Read More »
    How To Fix A Garage Door Off Track

    Why You Should invest In a New Garage Door

    If you’re looking to improve your home, whether to increase the value of your home or improve the functionality, you may look into a new garage door in Houston. Garage doors can take up to 40% of the façade of your home, affect the energy

    Read More »
    Why Does Garage Door Open by Itself

    Why Does Garage Door Open by Itself

    Have you experienced coming home with an open garage door? You may wonder how this happened. Although garage doors are beneficial to both residential and commercial entities, they can bring significant threats to your property when they fail to work correctly. You can face various

    Read More »
    How to Install Garage Door Cables

    How to Install Garage Door Cables

    The cable is among the power components of your garage door system. It mainly supports the opening and closing of the door. Without a garage door cable, your door will fail to open and function well. The same case happens when this significant component gets

    Read More »

    Contact Us