When you build a garage make it bigger as well as the rough opening so it can accommodate bigger vehicles. The size chart of a double garage door measures out to 12 x 7 feet, 14 x 7 feet and 16 x 7 feet. The framing of a garage door is a relatively simple task for anyone with basic carpentry skills and a little help from some friends. Frame the rough opening for the garage door to 3 inches wider than the garage door you have selected. What Are the Standard Garage Door Sizes? Step 3: How to install a garage door. Headroom chart. For example: a door of 9′ X 7′ (2743 X 2134 mm) needs an opening of 9′ (2,743 mm) wide by 7′ (2,134 mm) high.
Please measure your finished frame width (rough opening width) and finished frame height (rough opening height). Our doors will be larger than these sizes but this is the size of door you need to order. However, Doors can be ordered in a variety of sizes. The Door Rough Opening is based upon the Width of the Door plus 1 inch each side to allow for the Door Frame. Most new construction homes have standard size door openings for one- or two-car garages. However, if you need a nonstandard or custom design, or are purchasing a Carriage House style wood garage door, your authorized Raynor Dealer will need to know the measurements of your garage.
The new rough opening is laid out, temporary bracing is installed, the studs are cut, the old window removed, then the siding is cut away. A new header and trimmer studs are installed.