ᐅ How to Replace Broken Garage Door Springs & Save $ [UPDATED]

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Garage door torsion spring replacement can solve nearly any problem with a garage door. In this guide, we will show you how to replace your garage door spring and save you a good deal of money in the process.

How to Replace Garage Door Springs:

ᐅ Difficulty: Easy

ᐅ Average Time: 9 minutes

ᐅ DIY Savings: $326 average savings

STEP #1 (4-MINUTE TUTORIAL VIDEO):

If you'd prefer to read instead of video, visit this page:

http://www.garagedoornation.com/pages/how-to-measure-springs

If you have any questions, just click "Contact Us" or email us 24/7 and we will guide you step-by-step to order: support@garagedoornation.com

 

HOW TO REPLACE GARAGE DOOR SPRINGS:

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Our top selling all-in-one garage door springs kit has helped over 1 million Americans fix their own garage doors and save money. This is the only source to find our state of the art DIY garage door spring repair kit with Made in America top-quality springs.

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There is no reason to pay a local service company $500+ for a job you can do in under 1-hour for less than half the price. Keep in mind, the only place to buy these American-made kits is on Garage Door Nation. We do not sell on any other website at this time. 

We strongly encourage you use the guide on this page and visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page.

If you can't find the answers or still need help, we are here 24/7 via online support. You can follow this link to contact us or email us directly at support@garagedoornation.com

How to Fix A Broken Garage Door Spring 

Step 1: Measure Your Current Torsion Spring(s)

Find your spring measurements by following the step-by-step instructions on this page:

http://www.garagedoornation.com/pages/how-to-measure-springs

In order to replace your garage door spring(s), you will need to find the current measurements in order to accurately replace the spring(s). This should take about 3 minutes and you don't need to remove the springs or loosen the tension to measure them. Our springs are made to be a bit flexible, so you don't have to get it to an exact measurement. 

If you have a 1-spring system, you can choose to upgrade to a 2-spring system. The 2-spring system will make your springs last longer since it balances the weight on two instead of just one spring. It is not required but recommended. To convert to 2-springs, you will first need to find the measurements of your one spring and then use the form on our website to convert to a 2-spring system or just contact us. We will take care of you 24/7 via our online support.

*If you have extension springs or a Wayne Dalton TorqueMaster® system, you will need to contact us to get help converting to a torsion spring system. We do not sell anything other than torsion springs. Extension springs and Torquemaster are outdated and expensive. We can help you convert to the torsion spring system.

 

To convert to a 2-spring system after finding your one-spring measurements, please fill out this form:

www.garagedoornation.com/pages/how-to-convert-from-one-spring-torsion-system-to-two-spring-system

 

Step 2: Order What You Need from Garage Door Nation

We are the leading supplier in the USA of these DIY bundle kits and make our springs in America - supporting veterans and American jobs. We offer you the same wholesale prices we sell to the experts and all of our parts are superior in quality to China made competitors or knock-offs found on sites like Amazon. Do not risk your garage door with inferior parts. Our springs win awards for a reason.

The bundle kit is the best value since it includes 2-springs and what you need to replace your current ones. Even if you want to stick with a 1-spring system, you can keep the other as a spare. Place your order here:
www.garagedoornation.com/products/torsion-springs-kit

If you are able to, it is highly recommended to change out your rollers. These are the best in the market and can last decades:
http://www.garagedoornation.com/products/rollers

For longer lasting springs, you might consider adding a spring upgrade (makes the springs last longer by using our new UltraLast™ material):
http://www.garagedoornation.com/products/upgrade-to-high-cycle-life-springs

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Step 3: Receive Your Parts and Fix Your Door

Shipping takes 3-5 business days depending on your location. We custom make every order since there are over 1 million variations of SIZES. Some customers receive their order in as little as 2 days. We ship from Ohio or California, whichever is closest to you.

Once you receive your order, you can use our free online tutorials to help you. As of 2017, almost 99% of our customers experience ZERO issues when fixing their own garage door.

This video is our most popular and is a 20-minute tutorial on changing out your springs. Feel free to watch it before and after you order from us:

Recent Testimonials from Garage Door Nation customers:

"Thank you. Right parts and followed instructional video job completed in <40 minutes. Your company made it easy. Here I thought I would need hire someone when my torsion spring broke you proved me wrong."

- Alan M.

 

"I just wanted you guys to know that I received my torsion spring and completed the install. The actual installation took less that 30 minutes!

I told several people that I planned on installing a garage door torsion spring after mine broke. ALL of them told me that it was too dangerous and a few feared for my life! Honestly it was one of the simplest home repairs I have ever done. That is thanks in large part to your very helpful installation video. Your videos on measuring springs etc. were also very helpful. All of the necessary details are there.

I just wanted to say thank you for the great products and excellent videos."

- John H.

 

"I wanted to thank you for the overall great customer service Garage Door Nation recently provided me regarding a broken torsion spring on my 7'x16 garage door. Having heard the horror stories associated with DIY torsion spring replacements, I was concerned about my ability to tackle my garage door repair on my own. However, the expert videos on how to properly measure and order parts as well as the "how to" on the actual replacement made the project simple and straight forward. Additionally, I received my parts in three business days which allowed me to complete the repair ahead of schedule."

- Tom S.

 

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