Home for Life™ Essentials:

The following applies to interior doors.

  1. A minimum 34” clear opening when the door is open on ALL interior doors in the home. A 36” hinged (slab) door generally provides the clearance required.
  2. A maximum ¼” beveled threshold on all interior doorways


  1. A clear space of at least 24” at the latch side of the door on the pull side and 12” on the push side of all interior doors