20 Foot Garage Door: Things To Do Before Installing

If you are seeking the ideas of your garage door, the 20 foot garage door is a good idea since your garage is the large one, especially for truckers. Truck requires the large garage to be fit and suitable for the body. Standard door garage such as 8 and nine ft of the garage will make your truck’s side mirrors broken for sure. 20 foot means the wide of the door has a longer width than average size. In this post, we will give you some things to do when you want to install garage opening on your house. It is important to get more knowledge about them because we cannot install garage door carelessly.

20 foot garage door for residential with carriage style

20 Foot Garage Door: Attached or Not

The first important decision when you want to apply the 20 foot garage door is to know whether the garage is attached or not to your house. Many homeowners do not know beneficial having garage which is detached to the house. Although we found many modern houses attached the garage, a detached garage will accommodate large space of garage. You will have an easier way to make it large if the garage is detached with your home. In other words, you have no worry with your home after all. Moreover, your garage has more latitude when you are designing the door obviously.

20 foot garage door with carriage style by regencygarages

20 Foot Garage Door Measurement
Now, we will think how to measure the size of your garage to fit it with the 20-foot garage door. It means that you have an accurate measurement in the beginning before everything has done including the garage door. To make easier your job, you can rely on the existing garage door current size. Thus, you just need to improve the current measurement with your 20 foot door. The problem comes when your garage is doorless. This activity cannot be tricky. In other words, you have to do detail measurement such as the width and height of the door. Lastly, you have to measure the clearance of the opening, especially above the door. Make sure it has enough room for the tracks.

20 foot garage door with raised panel and window

20 foot garage door with raised panel design

20 foot garage door with window insert

20 foot Garage Door Replacement
To replace the current garage door with 20 or 18 ft garage door, you need to be careful in measuring it. Replacing larger door is heavier rather than the smaller garage door. It is almost impossible to enlarge garage door without any change on the garage. That is why we prefer to detach the garage to your house when you are facing this problem.

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