Has your garage door torsion broken down and you are wondering how much it will cost you to have it repaired? If yes then today you are in the right place. However, before that, it is important to explain how you can order torsion spring and extension springs. Order a torsion spring online, and make sure you know the make and distributor of the spring that is currently installed. The cost of purchasing a torsion spring will cost you anywhere from $40 to $100 depending on the size that you choose. On the other hand, extension springs can obtained at your local hardware and it will cost you anywhere between $5 to $30 depending on the size and quality of the spring.
If your garage door has two spring, experts recommend that you should replace both of them even if one is in good condition and the other has broken down. Most torsion springs can only operate well for a period not exceeding 10,000 open and close cycles. After that, you should be ready for any eventuality because the spring can break at any moment. Once the first spring has broken down, it prudent to change both springs because it will just be a matter of time before the second spring breakdown. It will only cost you $50 to replace both springs which is far much cheaper when compared to the cost associated with another service fee when the professional comes for a second visit.
The cost of labor for spring replacement or repair ranges from $45 to $65 depending on the company that you choose. The cost of labor will still remain the same regardless of whether you are changing one or both spring. It is there better to change both at the same time. The type of the garage door will also determine how much you will spend to repair or replace the torsion spring. For instance, if you have tilt up door, you will spend anywhere between $ 150 to $200.
On the other hand, if you have roll up door, the price will even go up. For a 2 car garage door, you will pay anywhere from $200 to $250 and if the brackets actually need to be disassembled in order to remove the spring, your will incur an additional cost that ranges from $50 to $100. To lower the cost torsion repair, experts recommend that you should ask the expert to inspect it when repairing other areas of your garage door.