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blitzilla
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door framing opening

Post by blitzilla » Thu Jan 23, 2014 2:00 pm

im a bit lost about which size should my rough opening for the door be.. currently my house has 30''x80'' Door ( thats the actual Door) I plan on putting the same size of door on my 2 bedrooms im building , what should be my rough size at ( 2x4)

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Re: door framing opening

Post by blitzilla » Thu Jan 23, 2014 2:41 pm

also good to note that its in my basement and it will be a standard Foam and foil subfloor with laminated on top of it ( 12mm)

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Re: door framing opening

Post by Shannon » Thu Jan 23, 2014 4:48 pm

Make your R.O's 32-1/2" x 82-1/2" and you will have no problems.
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Re: door framing opening

Post by blitzilla » Thu Jan 23, 2014 7:41 pm

Is 82-1/2 from the concrete up ? I dont have the foam-foil and laminated floor yet

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Post by Shannon » Thu Jan 23, 2014 8:49 pm

Yup , from the concrete.
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Re: door framing opening

Post by teachingchris » Sat Jan 25, 2014 6:19 pm

What foam/foil underlay are you using?

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