diy torsion spring worth vs. risk


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Old 10-13-19, 08:11 AM
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diy torsion spring worth vs. risk

Is the risk involved worth paying for labor and warranty? How much is fair for labor on a pair of springs? Im imaging it would take a pro less than a half hour to complete.
 
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Old 10-13-19, 09:27 AM
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The majority of people are likely to vote "Pro" on that. It's certainly an intermediate-to-advanced DIY'er job.
 
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Old 10-14-19, 02:32 AM
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Price depends on location and parts involved, One spring and labor could be around $200. Two springs probably around $300. Don't forget... he may only take 1/2 hour but you have to add in drive time.
 
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Old 10-14-19, 04:08 AM
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That is probably the one of only a handful that I am not interested in tackling!
 
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Old 10-14-19, 06:45 AM
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Installing door springs is not rocket science but there is great potential danger when adding tension to the cables.
I won't go into detail but if a bar slips while tightenting the results can be quite devastating..
 
 

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