Where are the springs located?
Torsion bar that holds the springs located above the garage door. It has 1 or 2 springs depending upon the size of your door. You can visually inspect the springs to see if one of them or both are broken. When spring brakes, you will see 2 pieces. One will be considerably shorter than the other. If there is a broken spring, do not attempt to open the door. The door is heavy and it will get damaged.
Now that you have determined that your spring is broken, it is time to call your localGarage Door Spring Replacement San Jose CA and get it fixed today. In Case, you would like to get an exact price for the job over the phone, we will need to know the length, diameter of the spring, and the gauge of the coil.
To determine the length of the spring, measure both parts—the broken piece and the spring itself. If it is a 2 car garage, measure the unbroken spring, as well. The reason that it is best to measure both springs is that the springs have been under pressure throughout their life and can warp (stretch).
Next, you need to measure the diameter of the spring. This can be achieved by measuring from side-to-side at its widest point—through the center. Then you will measure 10 to 20 coils to get the gauge (size) of the spring the coil.