Averages will tell you almost nothing about how long your garage door springs will last. So, to get the longest life, it is a good idea to regularly inspect and perform maintenance on your garage door components. Doing so will limit the possibility of unnecessary damage. Below are a few steps that will ensure your garage door springs will last a long time.
It is important to keep springs lubricated since rust is the No. 1 reason
why a garage door spring will fail. Consequently, basic lubrication will
help prolong the life of your springs. Those being said, use only lubricants
specifically designed for garage doors.
Visual inspections should be done on a regular basis so it is a good idea
for homeowners to inspect for damage. Make sure the garage door opens and
closes smoothly, that there are no unusual noises, and that the springs are
If you ever discover anything unusual with your garage or have any questions, contact Overhead Door Company of Lansing.