Every garage door has a system of springs that help keep the door in balance. They are responsible for most of the heavy lifting for opening and closing the garage door.
Garage door springs are rated in something that is called cycles. A cycle is classified as the garage door going up once and back down once. Most spring systems are rated (or will last) for around 10,000 cycles. For most people, this will last around 7 to 10 years, but it really depends on how often your garage door is used.
At some point all springs […]