When the garage door cable has snapped there is an immediate and serious danger to the people that are using the structure. Likewise, the same risks affect the professionals that are working on the installation. Therefore corrective measures should be taken at the earliest opportunity. If it is a question of rust then prevention is the best strategy by way of regular lubricating. If there has been a splinter then the next cable must be made from a stronger material. Thankfully the market has a number of cables that come in different types, weights, and lengths. Moreover, the pulley system can be configured in such a way as to give the home an additional advantage.
In any case, the replacement process for a snapped cable should take no more than half an hour notwithstanding the seriousness of the problem. Vice-like grips should be secured at the bottom of the garage door right on the track in order to prevent dropping.