Garage Door Drum Springs

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    Overview of Garage Door Drum Springs

    Garage door drum springs are an integral component of garage door systems, ensuring smooth and efficient operation. At Jim Beam's Garage Doors, we specialize in the installation, maintenance, and repair of garage door drum springs, providing you with the benefits and reliability you need for both residential and commercial applications. 

    What Are Garage Door Drum Springs?

    Garage door drum springs, commonly known as torsion drums, work in tandem with torsion springs. They are mounted on the torsion bar and help manage the cables' winding and unwinding process as the garage door opens and closes.

    How Do Garage Door Drum Springs Work?

    When the garage door is closed, the torsion springs are wound tight, storing energy. As the door opens, the drum springs facilitate the transfer of this energy by winding the cables around the drums, lifting the door smoothly. When the door is closed, the cables unwind, and the energy is stored back into the torsion springs.

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    Local Colorado Spring Repair Experts

    Jim Beam's Garage Doors offers fast and reliable spring changes, repairs and even conversions. Typically we can provide same-day service to get your garage door working safely and effectively. 

    Benefits of Garage Door Drum Springs

    Smooth Operation

    Drum springs ensure the cables wind and unwind efficiently, providing a balanced and smooth operation for your garage door. This minimizes jerky movements and reduces wear and tear on the door and other components.

    Enhanced Durability

    Drum springs, working in conjunction with torsion springs, distribute the door's weight evenly, reducing the strain on the garage door opener and extending the lifespan of the entire system.


    The controlled winding and unwinding of cables facilitated by drum springs help prevent sudden drops or slamming of the garage door, enhancing the overall safety of the door’s operation.

    Space Efficiency

    Drum springs are ideal for garages with limited space. They ensure efficient operation without requiring additional overhead space, making them suitable for various garage configurations.

    Applications of Garage Door Drum Springs

    Garage door drum springs are versatile and suitable for a variety of applications:

    • Residential Garage Doors: Perfect for both single and double garage doors in residential settings.
    • Commercial Garage Doors: Suitable for heavy-duty and high-cycle commercial garage doors that require reliable and durable components.

    Maintenance and Repair

    Regular maintenance is essential to ensure the longevity and proper functioning of your garage door drum springs. Here are a few maintenance tips:

    • Visual Inspection: Periodically check for signs of wear, rust, or damage.
    • Lubrication: Apply a suitable lubricant to the springs and drums to prevent corrosion and ensure smooth operation.
    • Professional Inspection: Schedule regular inspections with our expert technicians to identify and fix potential issues before they become major problems.

    Why Choose Jim Beam's Garage Doors?

    At Jim Beam's Garage Doors, we pride ourselves on providing top-notch service and high-quality components. Our experienced technicians are equipped to handle everything from installation to repair and maintenance of garage door drum springs. We use only the best materials to ensure the safety and efficiency of your garage door system.


    Garage door drum springs are crucial for the smooth, durable, and safe operation of your garage door system. For expert advice, installation, and maintenance of drum springs, trust the professionals at Jim Beam's Garage Doors.

    For more detailed information or to schedule a service, visit our Contact Us page or call us today.

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    Services We Offer

    • Garage door panel replacement
    • Garage door spring replacement
    • Garage door maintenance services
    • Garage door opener repair and replacement

    Welcome to Jim Beam's Garage Doors! With over 15 years of garage door experience, you can count on us to provide professional garage door installation, repair, maintenance, repair, opener repair, and much more.

    We service the Northern Colorado area including Fort Collins, Windsor, Loveland, Longmont, Wellington, Severance, Timnath, and LaPorte. If you are looking for the best garage door service in Fort Collins, look no further than the Jim Beam team.

    Service Areas

    2451 South Timberline Road, Fort Collins, CO 80525

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