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Why You Shouldn’t Buy Your Garage Door Springs from a Big Box Store

We were called out to do a garage door repair in Princeton, NJ. The homeowner had a handyman replace 4 springs on his 2 doors “no more than a year and a half ago.” The handyman used springs that were too small for the door. That’s not surprising.

What is surprising is that one of his springs broke after less than a year and a half!

spring from a big box store


We are used to seeing garage door springs (and other parts) from the big guys go after just a few years. But this is the first time we’ve seen a spring break this quickly.

Big box stores seem to have no issue sacrificing quality for cost savings – especially in areas where the customer might not know the difference. Small cost-savings are acceptable to them, even if the difference in quality is huge. Parts manufactured with low quality recycled materials contain impurities that compromise their structural integrity.

Your garage door springs are under a lot of tension and when they break, they are dangerous. Using inferior quality springs is a major safety issue.

For High Quality Garage Door Spring Replacement in Princeton, NJ, Call Doors Done Right

Doors Done Right uses the best quality springs that we can find. They are:
– Made in America
Not made from recycled steel
– A longer length than is spec’d for most doors
– Made of a thicker wire than is commonly used
– A larger diameter than many springs on the market
– Made with double end-loops for longer life

All of these improvements add up to a safer, far more durable spring that is exactly the right size for your door.

Call Doors Done Right now for fast, expert, affordable service: