Garage Door Spring Repair Cost

Garage Door Spring Repair Cost


Garage Door Spring Repair Cost an average of $250 for both materials and labor with a typical range between $150 and $350 which includes replacing two springs. For multi-door garages or installs needing other components replaced, you might pay up to $500.

Repair almost always means replacement, but you might only need to balance the door and lubricate the springs, which only costs $50 to $100. Materials alone (springs, brackets and hardware) run $30 to $200 for a set of two springs with labor running $75 to $150.

Most doors include two springs, both of which you can’t repair but only replace once they fail. You probably won’t notice the first spring break until the second one goes. Even if only one fails in any way, you should replace both at the same time to maintain door balance. Besides, if one failed, it’s only a matter of time until the other one does. It’s usually cheaper to replace both during the same visit.

Garage Door Spring Replacement Cost


Replacing garage door springs costs $100 to $300 on average. The springs alone typically run $30 to $75 each but you may find them as low as $15 a piece and up to $100 each. Commercial grade springs can run $300 or more. Also keep in mind that most doors have two springs and you’ll want to replace both at the same time. When repairing your garage door springs, keep in mind the following basics:

    • They last 10,000 to 20,000 cycles. Over time though, they weaken and will eventually break.
    • They’re the most likely part to break. When your garage door malfunctions, the springs are the part you’ll most often need to have repaired or replaced.

They come in two different types.

  • Extension
  • Torsion coils

Torsion Spring and Bar Replacement Cost

Torsion spring replacement costs anywhere from $75 to $150 per spring, including both materials and labor. The springs alone run $30 to $100 each. You’ll almost always have two springs per door, and you should replace both at the same time.

They’re located above the door. They have a life expectancy of anywhere from 10,000 to 20,000 cycles or about 8 to 15 years, depending on use