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What is the Average Size of Residential Inground Swimming Pools? Get ALL the Details Here

There’s an old joke told among accountants, lawyers, and other specialized professionals that when a client asks a question that they don’t know the answer to, the best answer to give is, “Well, that depends.” This answer is meaningless, of course, and it might bewilder the client, but it does give the professional time to …

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What is the Average Size of Kitchens in the USA? You Might Be Surprised

There was a time when the phrase “meet you at our house” meant a nice conversation and maybe a cup of coffee in the living room, the family room, or even the outside patio. Nowadays, however, things have changed from the way they were. Not only this, but the trend toward kitchens that are more …

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What is the Average Living Room Size in the U.S.?

There are few things about a home that project as much of the personality of its owners, or the home’s glamour, and yes, livability, as the living room. This is true for a wide variety of reasons. First, the living room is most often the first room that greets guests after their initial arrival, regardless …

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What is the Average Size of Bathrooms in the USA?

When first considering the question, “How large is the average size of a bathroom in the USA?” it’s hard not to wonder at the same time how many different things can be done in a bathroom to justify the average bathroom size. As these spaces become more and more luxurious and less utilitarian, the footprint …

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11 Sauna Dimensions, Sizes and Layouts (Illustrated Diagram)

Below, we’ve provided an extensive diagram detailing 11 common sauna layouts with the dimensions set out for each layout. We also specify roughly how many people each sauna seating layout and sauna size can accommodate. In personal residences, saunas are typically smaller than those found in commercial locations, ranging in size accommodation from one to …

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Epic Front Door Dimensions and Sizes Guide (Charts and Tables)

The entry door, also commonly known as the front or exterior door, is what most people consider the standard door size for a residential building. Entry or front doors can measure anywhere from 30 inches or more in door width, and are available with any number of glass patterns built-in. Front doors can also be …

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Proper Dining Room Size & Table Dimensions for 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12 People (Charts)

Whether you’re buying a dining room table for an existing formal dining room or more casual dining space, or are simply in the process of planning to create a new dining area, it is important to ensure that you obtain the correct dining room table size for whatever space that table will inhabit. In order …

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65 Cinder Block Dimensions, Sizes, and FAQ

Cinder blocks are a popular building material for many different projects. They are typically used as an essential building material when creating building foundations, garden walls, fire pits, retaining walls, benches, a raised garden bed, and so many more structures. While the most commonly recognized cinder block design looks like a square figure eight, there …

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What is the Average Bedroom Size in the US?

Though the size of the average American family has decreased since the mid-twentieth century, over the same amount of time the average bedroom size in the United States has exponentially increased, as well as the average house size in the US. Over the past 30 years families have seen a 25 percent decrease in size, …

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Standard Wood Pallet Dimensions and Sizes (Diagrams and Charts)

While pallets are generally the same size overall, there are nuanced differences between sizes and dimensions for various parts of different pallet types.  Also, there are different standards depending on the country (see below). Below we set out the various pallet dimensions for a standard wood pallet followed by charts that set out the different …

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Sofa Dimensions for 2, 3, 4 and 5 Person Couches (Charts & Diagrams)

How many people does a sofa accommodate? It’s an important question when buying a couch. Of course, it varies whether it’s kids vs. adults, but there are standard dimensions for sofas that accommodate 2, 3, 4 or 5 people. Below we set out a series of charts and illustrations that show you the proper dimensions …

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Standard Garage Door Dimensions and Sizes (Charts)

Standard garage door sizes (quick overview): Single Bay:  Width: 96 1/16” Height: 84 1/16” Double Garage Door: Width: 192 1/8” Height: 84 1/16” See detailed garage door sizes diagrams below for more detail. Related: Garages and Garage Doors | Smart Garage Door Openers | Custom Roll-up Garage Door | Types of Garage Doors | Garage Door …

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Toilet Dimensions for 8 Different Toilet Sizes (Toilet Diagrams)

Toilet dimensions overview: Height (top of tank): 29″ to 31″ Width (tank is usually the widest): 14″ to 16″ Height to seat: 16″ to 17″ Depth: 28″ to 32″ Note the above can vary considerably depending on the type of toilet. Related: Toilet Cost | Types of Toilet Flanges | Types of Toilet Seats | Toilet …

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Interior Door Dimensions for Many Different Door Designs (Charts and Tables)

Okay, so open concept is a thing right now. I love it. You probably love it.  Many folks are spending thousands renovating their home to get open concept. But, that does not mean there is no need for interior doors.  Think bedrooms, bathrooms and I also love double doors in between rooms that gives you …

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Pocket Door Dimensions and Sizes (Charts and Tables)

Pocket doors serve as good interior doors because they are a space-saving door design.  They are commonly used for powder rooms but also doorways into adjacent rooms like a kitchen into a dining room. Our house has pocket doors from the kitchen to the dining room and kitchen area to the foyer.  They actually come …

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Sliding Door Dimensions and Sizes (Charts and Tables)

Sliding doors are great because you don’t have to worry about the space a swinging door takes up. However, they aren’t as convenient to open or close as swing doors (for the most part). They are ideal for accessing outdoor areas because they are easy to keep open – you don’t have to worry about …

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French Door Dimensions and Sizes (Charts and Tables)

Who doesn’t love French doors, especially if your style of house is a good fit (many styles are a good fit). I mean, take a look at that series of three sets of French doors above.  It looks great. The question this article and series of charts addresses is the sizes and dimensions of French …

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