Garage Door Spring Replacement DIY

Garage Door Springs

Problems With Your Garage? I have them too guys, – but don’t worry, – if you have two hands, – you can fix them yourself!

We rarely ever think about our garage door or how it works and we only think about it when things go wrong. When things go wrong it become so clear how little we know about this thing that we use everyday. Depending on what goes wrong, the problem might be big or small. You might not be able to open your garage door at all or the door might be noisy or slow to lift. In many cases this is not safe because if your garage door spring fails your door could simply drop down. So it is important that you immediately fix any issues that your garage might have.

What Should You Do?

For most people they will just call a garage door repair company but you are not like most people. You are a DIY type person, you like to do your own repairs, you like learning about new things and you are pretty handy around the house. For someone like you learning how to replace your own garage door spring isnít going to be difficult at all. For the most part you will just need to learn a few simple things and you are ready to have a go at it.

How To Get Started?

The best way to get started on your own DIY garage door spring replacement project is to make sure that you know what needs to be done. This might take watching a few videos on the internet and ordering the parts that you need from a reputable online garage door parts supply company. You will find that there are countless videos on the internet about how to do these repairs and sometimes garage door parts supplies will even have their own repair videos to help our their customers.

Garage Door Parts

In the last section we talked about using an online garage door parts store and they are definitely a good resource. Typically they will need to know the make of your garage door, the motor system that is used and a few other things. When you doní have this information they will be able to help you so that you purchase the right parts. Having the right parts is important but garage door springs do not coming in many sizes so it will be pretty easy to get the right parts for your project.

Get The Skills

We have already talked about needing to learn how to do the repairs but this is important enough to talk about. We actually believe that just about anyone is able to do their own garage door repairs but they just need a little bit of instructions. Often time the parts that you buy will come with instruction on how to install it but not always. I suggest that you watch as many videos as you can to get some tricks and techniques that pros use on a daily bases to install springs and other garage door parts.

It Is Worth Doing It Yourself

Doing your own garage door repairs is very much worth your time and will save you a lot of money. Why pay someone to do what you are able to do yourself? One cool thing is that these repairs are not hard to do at all and they will not take a long time to do. If you have a little bit of time, if you are ready to watch a video or two, then you have what it takes to replace a garage door spring over the weekend in just an hour or two.


So there you have it, garage door springs are very easy to install and you have the skills to do it, but if you are not still confident about it, you can hire professionals. The only thing that you need are the right parts and a little bit of instruction. Once you have that information you will be ready to do your own DIY garage door spring replacement. You will be able to save money and you will be able to take pride in the work that you have done all on your own. Read a little bit more about the topics and you will see that everyday people around the world handle these repairs on their own and so will you.