Spring Repair

Garage Door Spring Repair Services

Are you having trouble opening or closing your garage door? If so, your door spring system may be broken or damaged. The springs help counterbalance the hefty weight of the door and allow the opener to smoothly and steadily raise and lower the door as directed. Broken garage door springs can prevent you from being able to properly and safely operate your door, and when this component is damaged, it can be incredibly dangerous.

Local Lansing homeowners should reach out to the trained professionals at Ingstrup Garage Door and Construction to quickly and effectively repair and replace damaged springs.

Signs That Your Garage Door Spring System Is Broken

A garage door’s torsion or extension spring system helps manage the weight of the door so that the entire system can raise and lower efficiency. When a spring is broken or damaged, it’s often marked by a loud, explosive sound. To determine whether your garage door springs are broken, you can also check for the following performance issues:

  • Irregular, slow or unsteady door movement
  • Uneven or crooked door positioning
  • Loose cables or visible gaping in the spring
  • Uncontrolled door movement with a jerking motion or fast closing
  • An incredibly heavy garage door that you’re unable to lift by hand

Pricing Information for Garage Door Springs in Lansing, MI

Price is a crucial consideration when you’re in the market for new garage door springs. You’ll need to be sure that they’ll fit your household budget.

Unlike many of our competitors in the Lansing, MI, area, Ingstrup Garage Door and Construction believes in providing upfront, transparent pricing to our customers. That’s why we list our garage door spring replacement cost online to help you make an informed decision.

You’ll know how much you’ll have to pay before the work begins. You won’t have to worry about extra costs or hidden charges or fees that boost the overall price of your project.

Torsion spring repair pricing

  • One spring: $215
  • Two springs: $265

This price includes materials and labor for a standard torsion spring replacement on a residential garage door up to 18 feet wide and 8 feet high. It also covers the replacement of the center bearing and cables—two essential components in a properly functioning garage door system.

Extension spring repair pricing

  • Pair of extension springs: $40

When one extension spring breaks, our experts replace both springs to ensure your garage door operates safely and efficiently. Our extension spring labor pricing is billed at the rate of our hourly service call: $95. We rarely go over an hour on our service calls. If we do, we only bill for each 15 minutes added.

If you have extension springs and would like to convert to torsion springs, we will add $100 extra to the price of the torsion spring repair.

We also stand behind our products and the quality of our workmanship. Your new garage door torsion springs will include lifetime warranty on the part at no additional cost as well as a three-year warranty on all other parts. We also provide a three-year warranty on our labor.

You’ll have the peace of mind of knowing that your new garage door springs will last as long as you live in your home and that our work will stand the test of time.

Different Types of Garage Door Springs

Several different types of garage door spring systems exist, but the most common types found in residential homes are:

  • Torsion springs: The torsion springs are one of the most recognizable parts of the garage system — the torsion spring is a large coiled spring mounted above the door that winds and unwinds in a steady motion to lift and lower the door. Torsion springs are considered the better of the two counterbalancing systems. Becasuse as they counterbalance the weight of the door, they lift from each side of the door at the same time. Keeping the door level as it travels. Allowing for a very smooth and easy movement of your door.
  • Extension springs: Extension springs are a pair of smaller springs installed at either side of the garage door and typically used in garages where space is limited. When the door is operational, the extension springs expand and contract.

No matter what type of spring system your garage door uses, the repair team at Ingstrup Garage Door and Construction understands the proper repair and replacement techniques. We’ll quickly identify the cause of your spring breakage and perform replacements with the highest quality parts and tools available for lasting performance, safety and dependability.

Reasons to Have Broken Garage Door Springs Repaired Promptly

While being unable to operate your garage door as needed to enter and exit your home is inconvenient, damaged garage door springs can also have several other consequences, especially if they’re not addressed in a timely manner. Without this crucial component to manage the weight of the door, attempting operations can severely damage other garage door hardware — the opener will struggle to open the door, which can strip its internal gears and burn out the motor. Broken torsion or extension springs can also cause additional stress on the rollers, tracks and cables.

Reach out to Ingstrup Garage Door and Construction Today to Repair Your Garage Door Springs

Ingstrup Garage Door and Construction is Lansing’s most trusted residential garage door spring repair and replacement professionals. We’re dedicated to providing all of our residential customers throughout the greater Lansing area with fast and reliable garage door spring repair services, complete with a lifetime warranty on all new springs. To schedule garage door spring repair services, call us today at 517-374-4731 or complete our online contact form.

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