# Question - How much does an ideal garage door weigh?

Answered by: Walter Perry  |  Category: General  |  Last Updated: 21-06-2022  |  Views: 1161  |  Total Questions: 8

The average steel single car non-insulated door weighs around 90 pounds while double car doors weigh 160 pounds. Garage Door Size Steel Gauge Garage Door Weight 12×7 steel back 1 3/8inch 136. 75 lbs 12×7 steel back 2 inch 166. Easy as 1, 2, 3, 4. Look at the end of the spring to determine the wind direction. Measure the length, in inches, of ten or twenty coil of the spring that needs to be replaced. For torsion springs, measure the inside diameter of the 1/16” of an inch. Measure the overall length of the spring to the nearest quarter inch. Newer versions of overhead garage doors are now generally built from several panels hinged together that roll along a system of tracks guided by rollers. The weight of the door may be 400 lb (180 kg) or more, but is balanced by either a torsion spring system or a pair of extension springs. Regardless of the material with which your garage door was made, its thickness, its size (single or double) or if it has windows, it weighs at least 130 pounds (single door), and it can go up to 350 pounds or more (double door with windows). Contemporary doors (all glass, double door) can weigh over 400 pounds.

### What do the colors mean on garage door springs?

https://www.abettergaragedoorinc.com/garage-doors/resources/114-understanding-the-garage-door-spring

Brown = 160 pounds. Orange = 170 pounds. Gold = 180 pounds. Light blue = 190 pounds.

### How do you measure the weight of a door?

https://www.sugatsune-intl.com/door-finder/

Calculation: Door Weight (kg) = Density (Specific Gravity) X Door Height (mm) X Door Width (mm) X Door Thickness (mm) ÷ 1, 000, 000. *This calculation is to be used for the purposes of estimating. Depending on the materials used, the weight results may differ.

### How much does a 2 car garage weigh?

https://www.reference.com/world-view/much-two-car-garage-door-weigh-bf97ffd3fc8041fe

A typical two-car garage door weighs between 155 and 225 pounds, depending on the construction material.

### What year is my Chamberlain garage opener?

https://support.chamberlaingroup.com/s/locate-model-number

For most LiftMaster and Chamberlain garage door openers, you can find the product's model number on a label or sticker on the outside of the product. The actual appearance of your garage door opener may differ than those depicted above. The label may be located in the following places: Under the front light lens.

### How much does a wooden garage door weight?

Taking an average weight of 5/8" plywood at 2 pounds/sq ft and 3 pounds per board foot of Douglas fir, I get (75 x 2) + (26 x 3) for about 230 pounds for the door.

### How heavy is a steel door?

The case for steel doors Most of these doors are made using what's known as 24-gauge steel, which refers to the thickness and weight of the metal; standard steel doors use a coating that's 0. 0250 inches thick and weighs 1. 15 pounds per square foot.