The rough opening is equal to the size of the door but you need to figure back head and side room before choosing and installing the new garage door.
10 foot wide garage door rough opening.
This is a collection of our door models available in size of 10 wide by 10 high this also covers rough openings ranging from 9 1 to 9 11 in width and 9 1 to 9 11 in height.
Many homeowners have two cars and need garage space to shelter them both.
Frame the rough opening to 3 inches wider than the garage door size you have selected.
Frame the rough opening to a height that is 1 5 taller than the door that you have selected.
Standard garage doors start at 7 tall and increase in increments of one foot.
All of our available models in the 10 foot wide by 10 foot high size range.
For residential homes 99 of doors are either exactly 7 or 8 tall.
Many 16 x 7 garage doors will be designed with a pair of single 8 foot garage door bays separated by a central post or column.
The width of the rough opening should be 3 inches greater than the width of the garage door you are purchasing.
Therefore making the width of the garage door rough opening the same size as the door would be fine if you are going to use a thin layer of stucco vinyl siding or 1 by lumber.
However if you are putting bricks thick river rock stones marble or anything else on both sides that is more than 1 thick you will want the rough opening the same.
So if you have a bedroom door that is 30 wide which is considered a 2 6 or 2 6 door just add 2 to the width and frame it 32 wide.
If the door is 7 tall frame the opening 7 1 5.
You get the picture.
Many home builders do not consider this a structural necessity but a style and price choice for the homeowner.
The height is 80 which is considered 6 8 or 6 8 add 2 1 2 to the actual door height and frame it 82 1 2 high.
Width of garage door opening standard widths are 8 9 10 12 14 16 17 and 18 height of the garage door opening standard residential heights are 7 7 6 8 header the header is ideally a minimum 12 wide micro laminated beam that spans the width of the garage door opening.
If it s 9ft the opening must be 9ft 3 inches and so on.
If you are installing a 9 wide door the opening will be 9 3 wide.
The standard size for double garage doors is 16 feet wide and 7 to 8 feet high.
When pricing your door you will need to price a garage door exactly the size of the opening so when calling around for price points be sure that you have this information in hand.