Ask the Experts | Ask the Door Guys | Opening Dimensions for a Hollow Metal KD Drywall Frame?

Question:

What are the rough opening dimensions for a Hollow Metal KD Drywall Frame?

 

Answer:

Typically the frame needs to wrap the wall 1″ on all 3 sides. In this case you would need to add 2″ to the door opening width and 1″ to the height.

Example: For a 3070 door and frame (36″ x 84″ door opening) you would need a rough opening of 38″ x 85″.

 

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