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Old 09-21-2008, 12:01 PM   #1
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Am having my spring replaced on the garage door. It is a single spring. Does anyone know a reasonable price for this? Quotes have ranged from 108- 350.
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Old 09-21-2008, 12:28 PM   #2
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$108 sounds like a great price.

$ 350 sounds like your helping the guy buy another new truck.

Just be sure they have workers comp insurance.

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Old 09-21-2008, 02:11 PM   #3
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There is a big range in cycle life of springs. Is it a big heavy door that is used a lot?
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Very good point above.. APPLES to APPLES are they quoting the same size and quality?
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Thank you for replying. The guy whose estimate was 350 wrote he was using a single gold torsion spring. His charge for that was est.at 177.90. Looking at some prices via the computer, that seemed way out of the park. Honestly, I don't know what spring the other company is using. The other company's quoted price was more in line with what I have seen on the internet. Thanks for the advice of checking workman's comp.
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There is no such thing as a simple answer. What is the door width, makeup, and usage?
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The door is a single, 2 car garage, aluminum...seemed to be thin until it took 2 people to raise it. Usage is opening and closing at least 3-5 times a day. Not a real fancy door.

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