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Old 10-04-2010, 03:30 PM   #1
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Is there a minimum size for a bedroom door?

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Old 10-04-2010, 06:40 PM   #2
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For furniture movement, 30" would be the minimum.
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Old 10-04-2010, 07:03 PM   #3
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do yourself a favor and get 32" not 30. The extra 2" will make a difference.
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Old 10-04-2010, 07:10 PM   #4
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Found a spare 32", so I'm good! Thought I might have to reuse a 28", seemed a bit small.

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Suggestion: If you are planning on living where you are building until death do you part, put in a 36" so you can wheel your way in/out.
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worth noting the majority of furniture is designed around a 30" door. 28s will not work with many chairs and couches.
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Code for Bedrooms here is 28 " minimum if I remember correctly, but 32 " is far more common>
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Suggestion: If you are planning on living where you are building until death do you part, put in a 36" so you can wheel your way in/out.
They make wheelchairs that fit thru a 28" door
So it depends upon how wide you are
Wife's friend had a elevator installed in their house for when they get older

I only install 32" doors for bedrooms
Last house had a 24" bedroom door
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Experience has taught me to install a path with all 36" doors to the LR, DR and all bedrooms at my rental rehabs, otherwise tenants and movers WILL mess up door openings trying to move furniture.
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They make wheelchairs that fit thru a 28" door
Good to know. I'll get the more aerodynamic 28" so I can pop wheelies through doorways and do laps around the perimeter.
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They make wheelchairs that fit thru a 28" door
So it depends upon how wide you are
Wife's friend had a elevator installed in their house for when they get older

I only install 32" doors for bedrooms
Last house had a 24" bedroom door
tell me about it. My house has a 6' high by 24" wide bathroom door.

I am both taller and wider.
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My entry doors are only 32" I think people had smaller furniture in 1800. Of course, that doesn't explain why the door on the 1988 addition is only 32".
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Almost every exterior door I have installed is 36"
One exception is the attic door onto the roof....only 34"
Door to the stairs to attic is also 36"
My existing bedroom/interior doors are only 30"
New 2nd floor bedroom door is 32"
New 2nd floor bathroom door is 36"
Walk in closet has a 32" door, then another 4' sliding door
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are these widths for rough-in framing, or finished width?
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