Upgraded Garage Spring - October 2020
Our garage door is oversized. And, when I say oversized, I mean oversized...by a lot. It is a normal width, but the height makes it bigger than most. And heavier than most.
Our spring snapped after just three years. Seems like it didn't have a normal life. So, instead of swapping out like-for-like, we replaced it with this monster:
Still needs tweaking because it SCREAMS on the way up and on the way down. The Garage Door Guy has an idea - and it involves PVC pipe to separate the spring from the metal rod.