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9 Garage Door Header Size

9 Garage Door Header Size

Follow this advice on garage door framing and framing your garage door should be a snap. With the use of micro lam beams, getting the proper size header should be easy. Check with your local. For a 16′ door the length would be 16′ 9″s.
Dec 22, 2003 – i’ve have a concrete foundation .i. want to put in a 9×7 garage door & a. i’m not sure about headers for garage door either.what size lumber to.
Nov 15, 2013 – Ordering a garage door based on a rough opening size can leave you with a door that is. If you are installing a 9′ wide door, the opening will be 9’3″ wide. To finish the opening cut the header and jambs from 2” lumber.
Or could I use a triple 9’9″ 2×8 header without a 2×6 jam (just use a 1×8 trim jam instead)? Thanks for your help, Bogey. Last edited by Bogey0345.
Re: 9 foot walls, 8 foot garage door Use 2×10 headers. This will give you 96-5/8″ RO.
Just size your opening accordingly(header length will be longer by 3 inches. Lately we have been using 14 in. microlams for garage door headers. #9. 05-21-2001, 11:20 PM. Re: Garage door header. Davo, You raise.
walkereng : I can help. walkereng : Is this the gable end wall of your structure or the wall that supports your roof system/trusses? walkereng :.
Cut the header from 2 x 12 lumber and to a length of the rough opening plus 6 inches. Install the header on top of the trimmers and nail. 4. Nail or screw 2 x 6.
In fact, garage door headers are one of the most popular applications for stock gl.

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