Repairing Garage Door Springs And Cables: 3 Essential Tools You'll Need
An average garage door weighs anywhere between 150 to 250 pounds, which is entirely supported by the garage door springs and cables. Non-coated garage door springs are expected to last approximately 10,000 cycles or anywhere between 7 and 10 years. As the garage door springs reach the end of their life, chances are you'll have to replace the cables too. As garage door springs are responsible for holding up the entirety of the weight of the garage door, they harbor a substantial amount of potential energy.