Common Door Information and Measurements

Although they work in 90+% of applications, measurements for reference only.
Our best advice is to pick your door and to reference the actual purchased door specifications or contact one of our contractor sales representatives.

DOOR HANDING
WEB-DOOR-HANDINGASK FOR ROUGH OPENING DIMENSIONS WHEN YOU ORDER YOUR DOOR.

 

COMMON ROUGH OPENING FRAMING

WOOD & METAL DOORS WIDTH = STUD TO STUD HEIGHT = SUB FLOOR TO ROUGH HEADER
Single Exterior with Wood Sill Door + 2″ Door + 2 1/2″
Single Exterior with NO Sill Door + 2″ Door + 2″
Single Hung Exterior Door + 2″ Door + 3″ *
Double Hung Exterior 2 x Door + 3 1/4″ Door + 3″ *
Double Hung with 2 1/2 Sidelites 2 x Door + 3 1/4″ + 31″ Door + 3″ *
Single Hung with (1) 1/2 Sidelite Door + 2 1/2″ + 15 1/2″ Door + 3″ *
Single Hung with (2) 1/2 Sidelites Door + 2 1/2″ + 31″ Door + 3″ *
Exterior Metal Door + 2″ Door + 2 1/2″ *

*For outswing w/bumper sill, deduct 3/4″ from this dimension.

ROUGH OPENING WIDTH & FINISH FLOOR TO ROUGH HEADER

WOOD & METAL DOORS WIDTH = STUD TO STUD HEIGHT = SUB FLOOR TO ROUGH HEADER
Single Door & Frame Width + 1 5/8″” Height + 1 1/4″
Double Door with Flat Astragal Width + 1 1/2″ Height + 1 1/4″

INTERIOR PREHUNGS
ROUGH OPENING WIDTH & FINISH FLOOR TO ROUGH HEADER

WOOD & METAL DOORS WIDTH = STUD TO STUD HEIGHT = SUB FLOOR TO ROUGH HEADER
Single Door Width + 2″ Height + 1 3/4″
Double with Astragal Width + 3″ Height + 1 3/4″
Double with no Astragal Width + 2 1/4″ Height + 1 3/4″

POCKET DOORS
SUBFLOOR TO ROUGH HEADER

WOOD & METAL DOORS WIDTH = STUD TO STUD HEIGHT = SUB FLOOR TO ROUGH HEADER
Single Door ( Johnson Pocket Frame) 2 x Door Width + 1″ Height + 4 1/2″
Double Door (Johnson Pocket Frame) 4 x Door Width = Net Height + 1 3/4″

FINISHED OPENING FRAMING
STD. BIFOLD OPENINGS

WOOD & METAL DOORS WIDTH = STUD TO STUD HEIGHT = SUB FLOOR TO ROUGH HEADER
Net Finish Opening Net Finish Width Finish Height = 80 1/2″

STD. BIPASS OPENINGS

WOOD & METAL DOORS WIDTH = STUD TO STUD HEIGHT = SUB FLOOR TO ROUGH HEADER
Wood Panel Units Width – 1″ Door Height + 1 3/4″
Metal Units Framed Width – 1″ Finish Height = 80 1/2″

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