Is your garage door broken? If so, then you need to take care of it promptly, and there are certain things that you need to do.
First of all, notice what position the door is in. If it is all the way down and closed, then the situation is not as dire as if it is in an up position or only partially closed.
A garage door broken in an upright or partially open position exposes the inside of a home to the elements, which at the least risks running up the heating or air conditioning bill. It can also leave the contents of the garage and possibly even the home at danger to those who do not respect you, your property, or the law.
The worst potential about a garage door that is broken when up or open is that it might come crashing down anytime, injuring or killing someone, or messing up a car.
Whatever position the garage door is in, try and ascertain what the problem is, and then figure out how to deal with it. If you think you know what the issue is and believe you can fix it, then do so with expedience in order to minimize stress and risk. On the other hand, if you rent the home or do not have any idea how to fix it, then call a service technician to come out as quickly as possible.
Even though you want the garage door fixed as quickly as possible, do make sure that the quote the technician gives you is reasonable and guaranteed. You do not want any hidden fees or surprise pricing hitting you later, any more than you want the garage door hitting you. Go with your gut, and if something feels off, call another tech in for a second opinion and quote.