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30th January 2017
Measurements for a Garage Door

What measurements do you need to discuss sizes and details on a new garage door?
Read on..........

Take a look at the image below to get the basic terminology that will be referred to when talking about a garage structural opening. The most obvious measurements are the ones shown and are required in order to recommend the best type of garage door if you need advice.

 measuring a garage door terminology

Many garages have no returns and different reveal sizes and all this is relevant if you are installing behind (inside) or inbetween the garage opening. It is crucial to maximise the garage opening in width and height normally but for some the length inside the garage is very important too as well as the aesthetics of the installed door.

Generally we will talk about garage doors whilst assuming we are looking from INSIDE the garage.

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