Understanding the Difference Between Torsion and Extension Springs

Posted: 06/25/2019, 08:45 AM
Company: Elite Garage Door & Gate Repair Of Seattle
Author: Ran Kroynish

Understanding the Difference Between Torsion and Extension Springs


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You probably heard the term ‘extension springs’ being thrown around quite a few times by a garage repair technician or the company. The same goes for the term torsion springs, which perhaps not as many people may have heard of but are just as crucial to the functioning of your garage door as the extension springs. However, the question we get asked a lot is what is the difference between the two? In this article, we will attempt to answer this question and also explain what each of these springs does.


Ran K. is an experienced garage door technician who's been working for Elite Garage Door & Gate Repair for 10 years. When he's not fixing garage doors, he likes to share his repair ideas and knowledge with others.

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