Why Spring Replacement is important?
It is dangerous to carry out Spring Replacement Laguna Niguel if the necessary precautions are not taken. You could lose your fingers or even life. Thousands of accidents are caused by garage doors daily. It is therefore very important to carry out the necessary precautions before Spring Replacement Laguna Niguel.
The first step you take in replacing the spring is to release the tension in the old spring. It is not advisable to touch the cable drum. You should never wind up or wind off the spring using a screwdriver. This can be very dangerous and could cause an accident. Prevention is always better than cure. You should stop the power supply of the opener and disconnect it from the garage door. Ensure that you have the right spring in terms of measurements. You cannot replace your spring with a smaller or bigger spring. They have to be of the same size.
First you measure the old and new springs to make sure they are the same size. While doing this do not touch the winding cones at the end of the spring or the spring itself. With the cables still tight on the drums of the door mark the drums and torsion shafts using a file.
Next, start unwinding the springs with the proper winding bar in the winding cones at the end of the spring. Do not use any other tool other that a winding bar because if it slips it could harm you. Make sure the winding bars you use are sharp at the edges and not rounded. Rounded rods could slip when you apply pressure to them. A recommendation is inserting the winding bar into the winding cone socket and the marking it with tape to make sure that with every turn the winding bar is completely inserted into the socket.