If you have an automatic garage door, then you know the comfort and convenience that you derive in having one of the better modern miracles of the day. Just the push of a button and your garage door opens as you drive up to your garage, allowing you entrance to a safe and dry garage.
Most of the time your automatic garage door works flawlessly, and that is what is was designed to do. Occasionally, however it can move more slowly and seem to hang up a bit, or it might just quit quite suddenly.
These actions could possible be the fault of the spring that is located near the back of the door, parallel and along the back wall just below the ceiling of your garage. The purpose of the spring is to assist the electric motor with its load as it lifts the door up and lowers it down. As the door is opening, the spring contracts, and as the door is lowered, it expands.
In situations where the spring is losing its tension, or if it just outright breaks, it will have to be replaced. This is no job for the average DIY homeowner because the spring is under a high degree of tension, and if it breaks loose from its moorings at the wrong time, it can fly loose at terrific speeds and be quite injurious or even fatal.
Even the technician who comes to replace the garage door spring Mount Prospect located must be very careful and work at a very deliberate pace, as one slip could be very dangerous.
The spring will first have to be dismantled which means the spring will have to be removed and taken from a situation of tension. Then when it is replaced, the same caution must be exercised.
Once the repair for the garage door spring Mount Prospect is completed, your door will work quite well once again.