Door Sizing

What are the different types of garage doors?

There are many types of garage doors to choose from. The six most common are sectional, roll-up, slide-to-the-side, side-hinged, tilt-up canopy, and tilt-up retractable. When selecting a new door, you also must decide on the door material, finish, hundreds of custom...

How much do garage doors weigh?

The garage door weight is determined by factors like size, material, steel gauge, thickness, insulation and glass. The average modern steel single car door weighs around 125 pounds while double car doors weigh about 200 pounds. If your door is insulated, you can add...

Is an 8-foot garage door wide enough for a single-car garage?

Yes, an 8-foot garage door is wide enough for a single-car garage. Standard, single-car garage door widths start at 8′ for single-car garages and increase in 2″ increments to 20′ wide. Double car garage doors typically start at 12′ wide and...

What is the widest garage door available?

Garage doors come in all sorts of sizes, but the two types of doors (single or double) have a typical width for all manufacturers. Single doors are usually 8′ x 9′ wide while the double doors measure 16′. In some rare cases, people may combine the...

What is the minimum width of a garage door?

The minimum width of a garage door will depend on the size of the vehicle or materials you want to store in your garage. Typically, the door should be at least the width of your vehicle with an additional foot in width (about 8′ x 9′) to allow for mirrors...

What is the smallest garage door available?

The smallest garage door available is made for golf carts. These are typically sized 5′ x 7′, 6′ x 7′, 5′ x 8′ and 6′ x 8′. For cars, the smallest doors would measure 8′ x 7′.

What are standard garage door sizes?

Typical garage doors have measurements of 16′ x 7′, 17′ x 7′, or 18′ x 7′. Different lengths may be offered by different manufacturers. If you have a question on whether a double garage door may work for you, contact your local...

What is a double garage door?

These garage doors are intended for safety and security of multiple vehicles or larger vehicles. A standard double garage door measures 16’x 7′, 14′ x 7′, and 12′ x 7′. A double garage door certainly adds convenience as it’s...

What is the size of a double garage door?

These double garage doors are intended for safety and security of multiple vehicles or larger vehicles. A standard double garage door measures 16′ x 7′, 14′ x 7′, and 12′ x 7′. A double garage door certainly adds convenience as it’s...

How wide is a commercial garage door?

Commercial garage doors should be 32′ x 2″ in width and 24′ x 1″ in height. Look around for these measurements when you decide to shop for a garage door for commercial use. You can also get these in extra high dimensions or “high-lift” tracks...

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