Garage Door Spring Repair

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Your garage door springs are one of the most important parts of your garage door. They help with holding the weight of your garage door when opening and closing. After years of opening and closing your garage door, it can lead to you needing a garage door spring repair or replacement. Here at J.A.G. & Sons Overhead Doors, we have been in the garage door industry for many years, and have experienced working with all types of garage door spring repairs. When it comes to garage door spring repair, we are highly qualified to handle all your needs!

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If your home is in need of garage door spring repair near you, then J.A.G & Sons Overhead Door is ready to help. We are very familiar with the area, so we can quickly get to your home and have your garage door spring repair done in a timely manner. We love servicing the homes near West Haven CT & North Haven CT, and we look forward to providing you with the best garage door spring repair you can ask for.

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Common Questions About Garage Door Springs

How Long Do Garage Door Springs Last?

Your garage door springs can last anywhere from 7-12 years depending on the usage and maintenance over the years. To prolong the life of your garage door springs, you can perform yearly maintenance like lubrication and tightening. 

How Do You Know You Need Garage Door Spring Repair?

There are many signs you need a garage door spring repair, but here is a list of the most common:

  • Your garage door spring is elongated.
  • Your garage door won’t open.
  • There is a 3-4” gap between the garage door spring’s coils.
  • Your garage door slams down suddenly when it tries to open. 
  • You notice fallen or loose garage door cables. 
  • Your garage door opens at an angle or crooked. 
  • Your garage door is really heavy when you try to manually open it. 

What Are the Types of Garage Door Springs?

The types of garage door springs are extension springs, torsion springs, and Wayne Dalton Torque Master. Extension springs are located on the side of your garage door and operate vertically. These powerful springs expand and contract, and better serve older overhead door systems. Extension springs are also less expensive and can last anywhere between 7-12 years. Torsion springs are installed above your garage door and operate horizontally while twisting to open and close. winding around a metal shaft. Torsion springs are more durable and will last 8-15 years. Wayne Dalton Torque Master springs can be found alongside your garage door and are inside a torsion tube. Each of these spring types operates differently, but we can perform your garage door spring repair for any of them with ease!

How Long Do Garage Door Springs Last?

It’s best to replace both garage door springs at once to save time and money. To ensure the best results, your garage door system needs to be balanced, and your garage door springs are working together rather than against each other, overcompensating for an older spring that can’t pull its own weight!

Schedule Garage Door Spring Repair Today!

If you have a broken garage door spring unexpectedly, it could cause damage to your car and even injuries to you or your family. When you notice a slight change in your garage door springs, it is best to have a professional handle it. Have questions about which garage door springs are the best fit for you? Our technicians are well qualified to take care of any garage door spring repair needs you may have. Let J.A.G & Sons handle your garage door repair! Schedule your garage door spring repair today.We look forward to servicing your home!

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"Quality work with fair pricing."

Alexander C.

Had a snapped spring on my garage door. Called JAG and they came out the same day and did the repair as well as maintenance. They were upfront with the quote, and seemed knowledgeable about everything. They even diagnosed my door with having incorrect parts installed before I owned the home. Quality work with fair pricing.

"I had my garage door spring replaced within 24 hours."


Perfect scheduling. I had my garage door spring replaced within 24 hours. 5 thumbs up! Pricing was fair.

"I would recommend this company to anyone who needs work done on their garage door."

Lorraine C.

Awesome customer service. They were able to come out the same day and change the broken spring in the garage door. The tech did an awesome job and checked out the whole door. I would recommend this company to anyone who needs work done on their garage door. I called several companies and I felt the Greg was the most honest and helpful. I will definitely pass your name along to anyone looking to replace or repair their door.

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