If youre replacing your current garage door, its absolutely vital that your new door is the right size! While most garage doors come in standard sizes, some garages might require custom garage door installation due to a non-standard garage door size.
These are the most common garage door dimensions (note that when buying garage doors, garage door sizes are listed width first):
Single-Car Garage Doors
Single-car garage doors usually come in the following standard sizes:
- 8 x 7 ft. garage doors
- 8 x 8 ft. garage doors
- 9 x 7 ft. garage doors
- 9 x 8 ft. garage doors
- 10 x 7 ft. garage doors
- 10 x 8 ft. garage doors
Double-Car Garage Doors
Double-car garage doors usually come in the following standard sizes:
- 12 x 7 ft. garage doors
- 12 x 8 ft. garage doors
- 14 x 7 ft. garage doors
- 14 x 8 ft. garage doors
- 16 x 7 ft. garage doors
- 16 x 8 ft. garage doors
- 18 x 7 ft. garage doors
- 18 x 8 ft. garage doors
Should You Have Your Garage Door Professionally Sized?
You certainly dont need to have your garage door professionally sized, particularly if youve replaced your garage door before and are familiar with the dimensions of your garage door.
If you dont have experience replacing your garage door, however, wed hate to see you purchase the wrong size door! Also, theres more to consider than just the door itself. You also have to consider what size opener you will need based on your garage door dimensions and several other factors.
Check out the following graphic from Clopay:
All of the above measurements are necessary for installing your new garage door. Ultimately, the most accurate measurements will come from an experienced, garage door professional.
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If you need to replace your garage door in the Columbus or Delaware, Ohio area, our trained and certified garage door professionals can help! We will come to your home at no cost or obligations for an in-home garage door consultation and estimate. Our professional garage door experts will show you our garage door samples, measure your garage door opening, and provide you
with detailed estimates on the many garage doors we offer. Call us today to schedule an appointment!