Garage Door Spring Repair: Keeping Life Balanced

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Garage Door Spring Repair Near Houston, TX

Broken garage door spring repair is one of our most essential repair services. Through our 30-plus years of experience repairing garage door springs of all heights and ages, Henderson Garage Door Services is here to help even the most problematic, slanted door. 

Garage door springs carry the entire weight of the door each time it opens and closes, so it’s no wonder this is one of our most common repairs! You need a dependable local garage door company that can act fast when you need garage door spring replacement. Our team of qualified garage door specialists is available for same-day and next-day garage door spring replacement near Houston, TX. Call us now to secure your appointment and for the best professional garage door spring repair!

Signs You Have A Broken Garage Door Spring:

– Your garage door won’t open or close.
– Your garage door is heavy when you try to open it manually.
– There are loose or fallen garage door cables.
– Your garage door opens halfway and stops. 
– Your garage door slams shut.
– Your garage door moves at an angle.
– Your garage door moves a couple of inches before reversing.
– Your garage door springs are elongated.
– There’s a 3-4 inch gap between the spring’s coils.
– There are grinding noises when the garage door is in operation.

Attempting DIY spring repair is strongly ill-advised. Even if you’re unsure about the reason why your garage door is broken or has become unreliable, a garage door professional should be at the reins of its repair. 

Figuring out what size of replacement springs your garage door requires, and then finding them at a retailer, is a project in and of itself. Reduce you and your spring’s stress load, and contact our expert team for a professional inspection and spring replacement. When in doubt, call our friendly staff at Henderson Garage Door Services! We will help you set up our next available appointment for garage door spring repair. 

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I replace the garage door springs myself?

If a garage door spring breaks or you think it is broken, we ask that you do not “spring” into action to attempt to replace it yourself. Garage door springs are under high tension and can cause injury or death if you are inexperienced in installing garage doors. If you have a garage door that won’t open, and a repair job that you shouldn’t be taking on, it’s time to get on the phone to Henderson Garage Door Services.

When I request a garage door replacement, can I utilize my original door’s tracks and springs?

The answer here is, unfortunately, no, but the great news is the new parts are company-warranted. If you forgo a new replacement, the old parts will not be considered under warranty. Plus, springs are weighted based on the weight of the new garage door. Thus, due to safety concerns and regulations, tracks and springs are not interchangeable.

Why do garage door springs break? 

Garage door springs take most of the brunt for raising and lowering your door. The coils of the springs hold the tension necessary to raise and lower your door effortlessly. Eventually, through the years, this tension causes a lot of wear and tear for your door’s springs. 

Most garage door springs will last for roughly 10,000 cycles. One cycle is one whole opening and closing of your garage door. If you only used your garage door once a day, this would last you about 13 years. Without proper care or prompt garage door spring repair, your springs will eventually snap, pop, or break from the strain.

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What Our Customers Say!

  • Henderson Garage Door was out very quick to fix my garage door. The guy they sent out was very nice and polite. He didn’t mind listening to a senior citizen talk.

    Cindy Mitchell Avatar Cindy Mitchell
    February 9, 2024

    Have always had very good service from Henderson for over 20 years. Wouldn't use anyone else.

    Jean Smith Avatar Jean Smith
    February 8, 2024

    Quick to install, quick to install, and very friendly!

    Katie Henson Avatar Katie Henson
    February 8, 2024
  • Highly recommend for garage door installation or maintenance. Making appointment was easy and repairman arrived on time. He diagnosed issue, covered the options for repair and quoted prices. Honest and professional company start to finish.

    Tom White Avatar Tom White
    February 7, 2024

    Always use Henderson for our overhead door installation and service. Fairly priced and their Service Techs are the best! Called them about a door repair on Friday afternoon; they were here the next Monday morning and the job was done in about an hour.

    Gabrielle Greenwade Avatar Gabrielle Greenwade
    February 6, 2024

    Jonathan Henderson was knowledgeable with a jovial energy. I felt that he cared for his customers and does his best to honor his father's legacy with the family business.

    Nathan Cook Avatar Nathan Cook
    February 5, 2024

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