A common complaint, with old wooden garage doors, is a gap that often appears between the bottom section of the door and the concrete. If it was a parallel gap all it would take is a few adjustments and it would be resolved. However, these gaps are generally at either side of the door. The gaps are usually on double wide doors and are usually caused by the door sagging in the middle. The door is always lifted from the bottom corners by the torsion spring assembly and not by t
This photo shows stress cracks around the operator bracket. In a perfect world, garage doors should always be lifted from the bottom corners by the stored energy with in the torsion spring assembly. The electric motor is only designed to assist. When the operator starts to do the muscle work it will eventually damage the door in one way or another. If you have any concerns about your garage door, please call Canyon Springs at 604 945-7595.