Torsion Springs

There are many different types of garage doors out there for you to pick from when your thinking about having one installed in your home. There are two type of systems that garage doors use to lift them up and down, there is the extension springs, and also there are the torsion springs. The torsion spring is the more modern system of opening the garage doors, most homes come with the torsion spring already pre-installed to lift open there garage door.

To give you a little bit of information on the torsion springs, the torsion spring is a tightly wound spring that is placed at the center of the garage door on top and is compressed down tightly when the garage door is shut, and becomes loose when the garage door is opened. The spring has a lock on it as well that prevents the garage door from automatically going right back up when you close the garage door.

That was just a little bit of information explaning to you how the garage door torsion springs work. If you have a older model home and still have the extensions springs that you are using to life, and close your garage door you might want to think about updating. There are many different professionals out there that can come to your home, and replace the extension springs with the more updated torsion springs.

Another thing to remember is that you must make sure that you compare different outside services to make sure your getting the most for your money. There are many reputable companies out there that have a great track record, and there are also ones out there that don’t have as much of one. So just make sure you do your own research before you make your final purchasing decision.