An installation overview for Clopay residential garage doors. Can anyone give me an Insight on how to frame up a Garage Door and then how to install the door I am using a wayne dalton 9×7 door my opening I have to frame up is 17 ft wide and around 9 foot tall Any Help appreciated. I am using a wayne dalton 9×7 door my opening I have to frame up is 17 ft wide and around 9 foot tall Any Help appreciated. My question was how to frame up the rough opening for the garage door I was told to use 2, 2×6 ‘s and a 1/2 piece of plywood to make a header SO you are saying make the header maybe 10 ft or 12 ft wide then use studs to bring the opening down to 9ft wide would these studs need to be 2×4 or 2×6 You also said it would need to be a couple inches smaller than the actual door are you talking about width or height. Framing dimensions for a 8 ft. garage door? Yahoo! Answers.
One said to frame the rough opening exactly the size of the garage door, which would be 9ftx7ft. How To Frame A Door, how to build a door rough opening.