You need to set the correct tension to keep the garage doors moving smoothly.
The adjustments control the speed and the force necessary to move the garage door along.
Imagine the cables too loose or the spring not tense enough.
You’ll have a garage door that lacks support.
Things can turn into a disaster when the garage door moves on its way up or lowering down.
Know how to adjust the garage door springs and cables so you can have an efficient garage door.
Your garage door benefits from frequent adjustments.
You save yourself thousands of dollars in case of emergency replacements or repairs.
You save any person from getting injuries inside the garage.
Think of the adjustment as one of the routine maintenance steps in fine-tuning the garage door.
How the garage door spring and garage door cables work together
The spring and the cables work together to support the function of the garage door.
You can consider the cable and springs as extensions of one another.
Without the other, expect a slower garage door or a door that doesn’t open at all.
Torsion cables and torsion spring
Torsion springs and torsion springs are directly on top of the garage door.
The torsion springs are working with a cable drum on the side of the frame.
The torsion cables run through the cable drum and help the torsion spring lift the door.
Tension cables and tension springs
The tension springs and tension cables are parallel to the…