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A: Sideroom is known as the measurement from each side of the door opening to the nearest wall or obstruction inside the garage. The ideal amount of sideroom for both extension and torsion springs would be around 3-3/4 inches for each side of the door.
A: Our experts at Garage Door Repair Puyallup say 'no', you have to use the new tracks and springs that come with your kit when replacing your garage door. By doing this you avoid injury and damage. Failure to do so is not only risky, but can also void the warranty.