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    Average door sizes


    I am getting new doors for my home. What is the average size of a front or back door please? Thank you!

    Asked by Sarath on 23rd Jun 2021
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    Croydon Handyman

    "33 inch wide and 2.1m high AS a NORM for all doors."

    Answered on 23rd Sep 2021 - Member since Feb 2018 - report

    "Usually 1:830X765
    Unless personal preference is Authorised!!!"

    Answered on 2nd Aug 2021 - Member since Nov 2019 - report

    "926 I believe and onwards
    Depending on what you want personally"

    Answered on 28th Jun 2021 - Member since Jan 2020 - report
    Perfect Construction

    "Standard height of the front and back doors

    Front and back doors don't come in one standard size, they come in several. Standard height sizes for external doors begin at 80 inches (2.03m) and go up as high as 8ft (2.44m) tall. However, the most common standard size for a front door is 80 inches (2.03m) in height and 36 inches (0.91m) wide. Doors of this size will fit into an opening that is roughly 82 ½ inches (2.1m) high and 38 inches (0.96m) wide. The reason why the opening is slightly larger is to account for the jamb and the floor covering."

    Answered on 18th Nov 2021 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
    Roger Camden Building.

    "There is no average size. Exterior door widths are generally 32inch. But you have to measure accurately.
    Modern mass produced doors have little to plane down to fit. 10mm either side maximum.
    Roger Camden"

    Answered on 28th Jun 2021 - Member since Oct 2017 - report
    CJ joinery

    "If in imperial and thing from 26inches to 38 inches or metric from 726, 826, 926 or 1026"

    Answered on 18th Jan 2022 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
    OBM Properties

    "There is no standard size for external doors .

    The most common size for a front entrance door would be 2’9” x 6’6” ( 828 x 1981mm)

    However, there are many other sizes to choose from especially if you are dealing with period properties

    Best advice would be to measure your existing door

    Internal doors are a little more standardised

    2.0’ , 2’3””, 2’6”, and 2’9” all by 6’6” high are amongst the most common sizes available

    The most used being 2’6” x 6’6”

    The best policy , as before is to measure the existing door and get the nearest size to it
    If it is not exactly the same always go to the larger size as it can be cut down to suit the opening

    Hope this helps
    Thanks Tony OBM"

    Answered on 28th Jun 2021 - Member since Jul 2019 - report

    "Usually the door leaf is 8250x2030 mm ( with x length )
    and if you change the doors completely
    (door leaf+ door frame) try to buy a proper set (properly frame dimension for door leaf dimension)"

    Answered on 28th Jun 2021 - Member since May 2017 - report

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