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Garage Door Spring Repair

AG Smart Garage is committed to providing you with a seamless experience with your garage door spring repair. Once your garage door springs break, the door won’t operate properly. Since we understand the inconvenience of it and the impact on your family schedule, we have extended our service hours to include evening and weekend appointments with no additional fees!

Our professional technicians have extensive experience, proper education, and insurance. Above all, they put their safety and the safety of your family and property first. In addition, we’re equipped with the best tools and carry most spring sizes on hand. Our garage door springs repair service extends throughout Chicagoland, including Chicago, Naperville, Palatine, Roselle, Wheeling, Glendale Heights, Woodridge, and Hoffman Estates, IL, as well as Gary, IN.

  • Experienced & Educated Technicians
  • Bonded and Insured
  • Carry most springs on hand
  • Equipped with the best tools
  • Safety inspection with any spring repair

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Garage door springs certainly play a critical role when it comes to operating your garage door.  In short, they do most of the heavy lifting, literally! Here at AG Smart Garage, we have extensive knowledge surrounding all types and sizes of springs.  Therefore, you can rest assured we have the correct springs installed for your garage door system.

Garage Door Spring Replacement 

BANG! Your garage door unexpectedly crashes to the ground. The springs of your garage door just broke. Rest assured that once the springs are fixed, your garage door will be back up and running just like new. Therefore, the whole garage door system does not need to be replaced. (Phew!)

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Most importantly – although repairing broken garage door springs may seem like a simple task, we strongly recommend homeowners do not attempt to perform this repair by themselves without significant prior experience. If the springs of a garage door are installed incorrectly, the door may function properly temporarily. However, unexpected complete failure of the garage door is possible in the coming days, weeks, or months as more and more strain is placed on the incorrectly-installed springs. Above all, unexpected garage door failure from incorrectly-installed springs may lead to significant personal injury or property damage.

Unfortunately, garage door spring repair is not something you can simply ignore or put off. Without a functioning spring, the full weight of the door is apparent when trying to lift the door manually, which certainly makes the task impossible. In addition, should you try clicking the garage door opener over and over again in hopes the problem will fix itself, all you will do is cause further damage to the motor and other moving parts of your garage door system.

Instead, call the experts at AG Smart Garage and trust our team to take care of your garage door spring replacement. Firstly, we’ll send a technician to your home or business and inspect the springs to make sure that a faulty spring is the true source of the problem. Then, we’ll make the necessary repairs quickly so that your garage door is functioning once again.

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Broken Garage Door Springs Are Not Your Fault! 

If your garage door spring just broke, it probably wasn’t your fault. Like all machinery parts, garage door springs have an expected lifespan. On average, most manufacturers build their springs to allow for 10,000 sequences of opening and closing.

If you do the math, opening and closing the garage door once per day equals out to about 13 years of expected lifespan for your garage door springs. However, most homeowners open and close their garage doors a minimum of twice per day, knocking the expected lifespan down to 7 years. In general, especially if you use your garage door as a point of entry to your house or business when on foot, you should expect your garage door springs to last for between five to 10 years.

In the future, be sure to conduct yearly garage door maintenance so you can catch problems with springs and other parts before they lead to the complete failure of your garage door. At AG Smart Garage, we offer routine garage door springs repair and garage door maintenance for your peace of mind. When you allow us to inspect your garage door system every so often, we can find parts that are on the verge of breaking (such as springs) and then fix the problem before complete failure occurs.

The Two Types of Garage Door Springs

 

The vast majority of homes and businesses use either extension springs or torsion springs in their garage door systems. The concept of both types of springs is the same: the spring fights gravity to make it easier to lift the garage door off of the floor, then the pulley system does the actual lifting. But, the two types of springs differ in how they operate, which makes a difference when it comes to your garage door spring repair service.

Garage Door Torsion Springs 

Torsion springs are bigger and bulkier than extension springs. They’re also usually more expensive. However, they tend to last longer, and they’re also easier to lubricate and maintain. Instead of stretching like extension springs, torsion springs twist to offset the gravitational force in order to get the garage door off of the ground. Unlike extension springs, when your garage door torsion springs break, they do not have the potential to go flying across the room, so a safety cable is usually not required.

Garage Door Extension Springs 

Extension springs are smaller, lighter, and generally cheaper than torsion springs. When the garage door closes, the extension springs elongate to assist the pulley system in opening the garage door. Extension springs are sometimes viewed as unsafe due to the possibility of the spring flying across the inside of the garage upon failure. However, safety cables are usually attached to garage door extension springs, which reduces the possibility of injury.

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Both types of springs have their upsides and downsides. In short, no matter which type of spring your garage door has, we can certainly repair it. And, if you’ve had this problem before and want to make the switch to the other type of spring, we can help with the conversion, too. Contact AG Smart Garage today to get started. Call 224-306-2985 to speak with one of our garage door repair experts today.

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  • Avatar John Wierzbicki ★★★★★ a year ago
    I couldn’t possibly write a long enough review to express how happy I am that I used Adi and AG Smart Garage for my garage door opener install! From our initial phone conversation I knew right away I wanted to work with Adi. He was very … More professional and took the time to discuss with me all the different options I had available. He even took additional time to take a follow up call with me to discuss more questions I had before even agreeing to provide him business. It was a clear indication that he is passionate about what he does for a living and truly cares about taking care of his customers/clients. Once agreeing to work together, Adi was very clear to communicate when he would arrive and even gave a courtesy text with his ETA. He was professional, fast, efficient, and clean with all aspects of his work once he arrived at our home. At the end of the day, Adi and AG Smart Garage were everything I thought they would be and more. I no question will use them again for any future garage door needs in the future and I would highly suggest you look no further as well. Thanks Adi!!
  • Avatar Linda Ly ★★★★★ 8 months ago
    Adi is a great. He is very, friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. He answers and returns calls very quickly. He doesn’t overcharge me. He even made the time to come out to service my garage himself since the schedule is booked. I would recommend … More having AG Smart Garage fix your garage. Sean did a fabulous job installing the weather seal for my garage as well. He was diligent. This whole team shows that customers come first and they will tell you what’s broken and not make you feel obligated to fix it in order to earn your business.
  • Avatar Brent Blank ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    Very easy to work with and quick communication to setup estimates and schedule the job. Jay and Adi were very helpful in explaining all the details and Sean was a great installation pro! He walked through the setup, told me about some issues … More and was able to make it all work. Highly recommend AG Smart Garage!
  • Avatar Matt Kabelitz ★★★★★ 5 months ago
    The entire team that help me with getting an estimate, walking me through the options, for my situation. The alternative choices, with Pros and Cons was very helpful. I was very happy with the scheduling, as well as the expert installation … More by Shawn. I am very happy with the result and would highly recommend AG Smart Garage to anyone needing a new door, or repair.
  • Avatar Svetlana Zharovsky ★★★★★ 4 months ago
    Great crew, great job! My door never looked that beautiful! Every little detail was explained and demonstrated. Installation was fast and seamless.
    The owner, Adi, is unbelievable! He is going above and beyong to make you happy with his
    … More product and services. Truly EXCEEDED MY EXPECTATIONS! Would never think about any other garage door companies, AG Smart Garage is the one to stay with!
  • Avatar Susan Yoo ★★★★★ 10 months ago
    Our garage door torsion spring broke and we found AG Smart Garage through a friend recommendation and I am glad we did! Requested a quote online and the receptionist called pretty quickly and the receptionist was super friendly (which is … More always a big for us) and it was easy to make an appointment. Adi came the day I called to repair our garage. He was really nice again friendly and professional. Adi explained everything and did a wonderful job! We are very satisfied with the service and how fast we were able to repair our garage door!
  • Avatar Fred Weichselbaum ★★★★★ 6 months ago
    Showed up in earlier than expected knowing we were leaving for a trip just a few hours later in the day, which was great. Fixed the door for a very fair price. Excellent service and work done. Would highly recommend.
  • Avatar Matt Wilson ★★★★★ 6 months ago
    Great service! Efficient, professional, and made sure everything was addressed and in good working order. It was great they were able to come same day and on the weekend to fix my broken garage door.

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