Topic: Measuring Your garage door strings - The Wire Size
The wire size is the thinness of the wire used to make the garage door spring for Spring Replacement Rancho Cucamonga. When it comes to the measuring of the torsion spring wire, micrometers and calipers are simply not dependable. This is because of the following reasons.
Spring replacement on garage doors
Why should you change it? If your doors seem to fall a bit too easily when lifted and doesn’t seem to hold itself in place when left up, your garage door springs are not working correctly and they need to be changed with new ones.
But, how do you change a torsion spring? Obviously the first answer that comes to mind is to hire a professional to do the job for you, but the prices they charge for the job tend to be very elevated. If you want to save on time and money the other choice you have is to do the repairs by yourself following this simple tutorial.
First, let’s talk about the tools you will need to do this job are: Safety glasses to protect your eyes, winding bars that have sharp edges and not rounded, vice grips to set the cables, two wrenches: a 9/16” wrench and a 7/16” wrench and finally a ladder. If you own power tools they can work too for the job but in this article we will explain with regular house tools.