Figure out Which Garage Door Size Is Best for You
Garage doors have been increasing in size the past 20th century. As homes and vehicles have gotten larger, garages and their doors have grown in size too. A modern garage has a width of anywhere between eight and twenty feet. The height of a typical garage is between seven and eight feet. When planning for a new garage door it is critical to take the size of the vehicles you have into account. A vehicle may not fit or could be damaged if the garage door is too small. If you are replacing a door, it is important to measure the size of the old door so that you know what the size of the replacement door should be. It can be difficult to increase the size of a garage door, but professional and competent builders can do the job.
- Many of the newer garage doors do not have the standard 8-foot width, but some older garage doors do.
- When planning for a new garage it is critical to take the size of your vehicles into account to determine the width and height of the garage door.
- When replacing a door, it is critical to measure thee width and height of the old garage door, and if there is no door you can measure the opening.
“It soon reached a point where the typical garage in a new housing development had the same square footage as the average new house of a few years earlier.”