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flannery2021

42" or 36" wide front door? What's the ideal depth for front entry?

flannery2021
14 days ago
last modified: 14 days ago

I need to decide a couple of dimensions at the front entry and would appreciate some help.

The designer drew a 42" front door. is 42" door too heavy for a metal door? but if I change it to 36" standard, would that look out of proportion for an 8' high door? The ceiling is 10'. I have a double French door at the back entry, so this door will not be used to carry furniture into the house.

Another dimension to decide is the depth of front entry. it shows 3'-4", is it deep enough to protect the front door from the sun and rain?



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