Home Improvement

What is the standard opening for a closet door?

A 6-foot-wide closet opening is most common, but you can install closet doors in an opening of just about any width. Sets of bifolds are available in a variety of widths (in multiples of 2 inches) and bypass doors can be cut to any width desired. The standard height is 80 inches (the same as for an entry door).

How big should be a closet door opening?

Bifold closet doors typically fit an 80.5” or 96” tall opening. Typical widths can range from 24” to 72”. For spans up to 36”, your closet doors will have two panels or one door opening from the right or left.

What size should a closet door be?

Closet doors typically come with a height of 80 inches. They are as tall as any other standard doors in your home. So you will see that the doors for your reach-in closet in the bedroom has the same height as the bedroom door.

What is the rough opening for closet sliding doors?

A common closet door is 80 inches in height. The rough opening should be 82 inches.

What is the rough opening for a 48 inch closet door?

The required size of the finished opening for a 48-by-80-inch door is 48 by 82 inches. The rough opening should be 49 by 82 for a 48-by-80-inch door.

What size opening do I need for a 30 inch door?

Now all you need to know is how to properly frame your door rough opening. So, if you have a bedroom door that is 30″ wide (which is considered a 2/6 or 2′-6″ door) just add 2″ to the width and frame it 32″ wide.

What size door do I need for a 36 inch opening?

A 36” x 80” pre-hung single door will use a rough opening of approximately 38-1/2” x 82-1/4” to fit. Always remember to square up your door before you nail the frame in place to assure it will close properly.

What are standard bifold door sizes?

What are the standard bi-fold door sizes?

  • 80 and 96 inches in height.
  • 70 and 96 inches in width.

How wide should walk-in closet doors be?

The average minimum size for a walk-in closet is 4 feet wide by 4 feet deep.

What are standard sliding closet door sizes?

These doors come in 24-, 28-, 30-, 32- and 36-inch widths. The standard height is 80 inches, which you can trim to fit your closet’s opening.

What’s the rough opening for a 24 inch door?

Rough opening for a 24 inch door:- for a 24″ door, you will need rough opening to 2 inches wider & 2-1/2″ taller than the actual door size, so, if you are installing a 24″ wide and 80″ tall or 24″×80″ interior, or barn & pocket bedroom door, the rough opening will be 26″ wide and 82-1/2″ tall or 26″× 82-1/2″.

What is the rough opening for a 28 inch door?

Measurements For Rough Opening

Rough Opening Width Rough Opening Height Door Size to Order
25.75″ – 27″ 81.5″ – 83″ 24″
27.75″ – 29″ 81.5″ – 83″ 26″
29.75″ – 31″ 81.5″ – 83″ 28″
31.75″ – 33″ 81.5″ – 83″ 30″

Can you use 2/24 bifold doors for a 48 opening?

Two-section bifolds are generally sold in widths to fit openings from 24 to 36 inches. Again, the doors can be trimmed slightly at the sides to fit smaller openings or filler strips can be added to the sides of the opening to close gaps. If an opening is 48 inches wide or wider, two 2-section doors are used to fill it.

How much smaller should a bifold door be than the opening?

½” smaller

The actual dimension of bifold doors is always ½” smaller in width than the stated size to accommodate the necessary clearance for proper operation of doors. Bifold doors must be 1-1/2” shorter in height than the finished opening.

How much should be the gap between bifold doors?


The goal is to adjust the doors to leave an even 1/8-in. vertical gap between them (Photos 1 and 2) and an even horizontal space along the top—without allowing them to scrape on the door jambs or floor. You can’t always get the doors perfectly aligned on all four sides, especially if the opening is out of square.