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How wide is a standard garage door?

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In a standard construction as of 2014, garage doors are 8-feet wide. The doors can range in size, however, up to 20 feet. In some places, garage doors can also be less than 8-feet wide.

As of 2014, garage doors typically have a height of 7 to 8 feet. As housing trends change, so do garages. In custom houses, garages are not only installed to accommodate automobiles but boats, golf carts and other types of vehicles as well. Garage door width also changes to accommodate trends in automobile size. The 8-foot standard door is intended to accommodate smaller vehicles, and this width is expanding due to trends toward larger vehicles.


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