How Big Is a Double Garage?


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The minimum standard size for a double garage is 18 feet wide by 22 feet long with an 8-foot-high ceiling and a 7-foot-high garage door. As residential needs have evolved over the years, garage designs have changed to include extra room for storage or work areas.

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How Big Is a Double Garage?
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Vehicle size is another factor in determining the size of a double garage, since SUVs, vans and heavy-duty pickup trucks require a lot more room than standard automobiles. Another factor to consider is freedom of movement. At least 3 to 4 feet of area on all sides of the vehicle is necessary to accommodate opening doors and removing items, like groceries, from vehicles. As of 2014, common double-garage plans range in size from 20 to 28 feet in width and length.

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