Quick Answer: How wide can a roll up garage door be?

What is the maximum width of a garage door?

Standard Overhead Door garage door sizes are whole-width increments starting at 8 feet wide and going to 20 feet wide. Some door series have sizes smaller than that. Standard heights are 7 feet and 8 feet tall. Other heights and widths are also available and vary by individual door series.

How much room do you need above a roll up door?

Accurately measure the space on either side of the roll up garage door. The minimum required clearance is 12”, it can be more, but not less than 12”. Accurately measure the head clearance from the header opening to the ceiling or any vertical incumbrances, like ferdowns or ledges.

Is an 8 foot garage door wide enough?

Single garage doors can be small enough for golf carts or large enough for tractors, depending on your home or community, For most homes, the standard single-car garage door is 8 to 9 feet wide and 7 to 8 feet high. New construction frequently offers 9 x 7 garage doors but increasingly offers door widths of 10 feet.

What size garage door opener do I need for a 8 foot door?

If you have a wooden or insulated double-car garage door up to 16 feet wide and 8 feet tall, you may want to move up to a 3/4-horsepower opener. For doors that are more than 16 feet wide or very heavy, an even large opener that’s 1 horsepower or higher can reduce strain on the motor.

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Are garage doors a standard size?

Most garage door suppliers manufacturer garage doors at a number of different sizes and all these are classed as ‘standard sizes’ and can range from 6’6″ (or 1981cm metric) wide, up to 10′ (or 3048cm metric) wide and from 6’6″ (1981cm) up to 8′ (2438cm) high for single garage doors.