What is the rough opening for bifold doors?
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Herein, what is the rough opening for a 36 bifold door?
Bifolds need a finish opening of the width by 80" highso a 36" bifold needs a FINISH opening of 36x80.
Additionally, what size bifold door do I need? A 48-inch wide closet opening could fit either a 30-inch bifold door or a 36-inch one depending on the style and bracing system used. Standard widths for bifold doors are 24, 30, 32 and 36 inches. Anything of a different size will require a custom made door.
In this regard, what is the rough opening for 30 inch bifold door?
Typically the rough bifold door opening should be sized 2 inches wider and 2 inches higher than the door itself, regardless of the bifold door size. For example a four-foot wide (48”) by six feet, eight inches high (80”) Bifold set of doors, would require a rough opening width of 50 inches and a height of 82 inches.
How much smaller should a bifold door be than the opening?
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.