Torsion spring garage door is generally mounted on a metal bar fixed is placed on top and parallel to the garage door. Using the mechanical power of the springs that produce the couple that allows ease of opening and closing the garage door. If there is a problem with the garage door with this configuration, it is likely that there are only two reasons behind it. One is that broke other things is that you need to adjust the torsion springs. Here’s how to adjust a torsion spring garage door:
If you have already identified that only requires the adjustment tools and ready to help you have a gem. Remember that the rules of a torsion spring garage door requires caution because it can cause serious injury if not careful. DON the same team with goggles and gloves at all times.
Initially, drop the door spring tension. With the tools in the hands reach, fix your garage door using a C-clamp. This prevents the elevator door suddenly adjusted as torsion springs.
Identify the location of torsion springs and be familiar with the placement of screws and notches. Search mobile for each end of the spring that is attached to his collar. Lock the adjustment collar with a screwdriver to hold the spring in place.
There are some holes in the mechanism that you need to put metal bars on it. These bars have the collar in a fixed position, while the screws are lost. The size of the metal bars must be 18 cm long and about half an inch in diameter. Firmly established this bar into the hole to hold the device in place. Make sure to do this at the same time with two torsion springs for balance in the garage door.
Loosen the set screws, while the metal rod into the hole. Make sure you do not move out of place, as it could take off and hit something in the process. Other metal rod of the same size in another court engaged in torsion spring mechanism. Use this as a lever to adjust the spring is tightening or loosening needed. It is recommended that a small increase in the regulation of the right to know the spin you need for your garage door. Verify that the settings are the same for both springs.
Keep the new adjustment, tighten the screw to its new location. Make sure that each screw is tightened before removing the metal rod into the hole. Replace all screws and notches in the correct position.
Verify the configuration by opening and closing the garage door while the feeling of strength of the twist. Repeat the process if you are not satisfied with the initial Setup. Remember to record all work to decrease again in control of torsion springs. Now you can have your garage door with your preferred torsion strength. The opening and closing will now be a piece of cake!