Measuring For a Side Hinged Garage Door
When measuring for a garage door, it is important to take several measurements inbetween the width and height of the garage opening utilising the smallest measurements when it comes to the ordering sizes. The ordering size for side hinged doors are the door size inbetween the frame legs and head section, the frame legs and head must be taken into account. Please see below specifications for the different types and diagrams to assist.
Side hinged garage doors can be fitted behind (maximising the drive through width and height) or inbetween (maximising the depth of the garage) the garage opening. If fitting behind the opening, door stays must be set to allow the doors to open no further than 90° and are recommended for windy locations. All side hinged doors open outwards.
Things to consider when ordering your side hinged garage door:
- Application – behind or inbetween the garage opening
- Depth of garage
- Manual or automated