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The Springs of Time: Understanding the Lifespan of Garage Door Springs

Posted Friday, March 15th, 2024

The Springs of Time: Understanding the Lifespan of Garage Door Springs Garage door springs are unsung heroes in the smooth operation of your garage door. Yet, like any component, they have a finite lifespan. In this blog we’ll delve into the factors influencing the longevity of garage door springs and answer the crucial question: how […]

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The Challenge of a Broken Spring: Can You Manually Open Your Garage Door?

Posted Thursday, February 15th, 2024

    WARNING: TORSION SPRINGS, EXTENSION SPRINGS, AND OTHER GARAGE DOOR COMPONENTS CAN CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH IF NOT HANDLED PROPERLY. PROFESSIONAL INSTALLATION AND REPAIR IS RECOMMENDED.  The Challenge of a Broken Spring: Can You Manually Open Your Garage Door? A broken garage door spring can quickly turn your daily routine into a challenge. […]

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DIY or Don’t: The Risks and Considerations of Replacing Garage Door Springs Yourself

Posted Monday, January 15th, 2024

DIY or Don’t: The Risks and Considerations of Replacing Garage Door Springs Yourself In an era where DIY projects are just a YouTube tutorial away, taking on home repairs can be tempting. However, when it comes to something as critical as your garage door springs, the question arises: should you attempt to replace them yourself? […]

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Should I replace both of my garage door springs if one of them breaks?

Posted Friday, December 15th, 2023

A Balanced Decision: Should You Replace Both Garage Door Springs If One Breaks? As a homeowner, encountering a broken garage door spring can be more than just an inconvenience; it’s a call to make a smart, informed decision. At Cressy Door, we understand the intricacies of garage door maintenance. Today, we’re addressing a common dilemma: […]

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Understanding What Causes a Garage Door to Come Off Track

Posted Wednesday, November 15th, 2023

  Off-Track Woes: Understanding What Causes a Garage Door to Come Off Track Introduction: A smoothly operating garage door is crucial for convenience and security. However, there are instances when your garage door might come off its tracks, causing inconvenience and potential safety hazards. In this blog post, we’ll explore the common factors that can […]

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Opening a Garage Door with a Broken Spring

Posted Sunday, October 15th, 2023

Navigating a Common Dilemma: Opening a Garage Door with a Broken Spring Introduction: A well-functioning garage door relies on various components working together seamlessly. Among these components, garage door springs play a crucial role in providing the necessary counterbalance for smooth and controlled movement. But what happens when one of these springs breaks? Can you […]

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Unraveling the Lifespan: How Long Do Garage Door Cables Last?

Posted Friday, September 15th, 2023

Unraveling the Lifespan: How Long Do Garage Door Cables Last? Introduction: A garage door is a vital part of your home’s functionality, providing convenience and security. Among its intricate components, garage door cables play a crucial role in ensuring smooth and controlled movement. But like all parts of a mechanical system, they have a finite […]

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What Causes Garage Door Cables to Break?

Posted Tuesday, August 15th, 2023

Understanding the Culprits: What Causes Garage Door Cables to Break? Introduction: Garage doors are an essential part of our daily lives, providing convenience and security. However, like any mechanical system, they are subject to wear and tear over time. One common issue that homeowners face is the breaking of garage door cables. In this blog, […]

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Lifting Your Garage Door with a Broken Cable: A Step-by-Step Guide

Posted Saturday, July 15th, 2023

Lifting Your Garage Door with a Broken Cable: A Step-by-Step Guide Introduction: Dealing with a broken garage door cable can be a frustrating experience. It not only hampers your daily routine but also poses potential safety risks. However, with the right approach and careful execution, you can still lift your garage door temporarily until professional […]

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What happens when the garage door cable breaks?

Posted Thursday, June 15th, 2023

Garage doors are a crucial part of any home, providing both security and convenience. However, they are also complex mechanical systems that rely on several components to operate correctly. One of these critical components is the garage door cable. When the garage door cable breaks, it can cause serious problems, and in some cases, even […]

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