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Project 10033 - Fireplace Door Mock-Ups

Customer Comments: I'm looking for ideas for fireplace doors for a Maine house. Although, I'm mostly interested in reducing energy losses, particularly when leaving the flue open when going to bed. But, I'd also like to have doors that add something to the room. The house is on the Maine coast, so something that goes along with a rustic location. Unfortunately, the picture I took was at an angle, and we won't be back until January. The dimensions are 35 1/2" wide x 31" high, and the hearth is level with the firebox.

Our Comments: Pictures taken directly in front of the fireplace are best, but we can work with this. Here are some examples of doors we think would look great in your home.

Note: These mock-ups are not to scale and are meant to help you choose the model of your screen or door, not the finish. Although we may create a general representation of black, iron, bronze, gold and silver tones, you must choose your finish from our samples using the links below. Ask your project manager which samples apply to the items in your project.

Finish Samples: Design Specialties Finishes | Stone Manufacturing Finishes

Before Picture
Option #1: Craftsman in Classic Bronze
Option #2: Craftsman in Forged Iron
Black Rock
Option #3: Black Rock in Antique Iron
Option #4: Buckingham in Cast Bronze

Mesh & Insulation Options

The Mesh options are behind the glass so you can burn the fire with the doors open and still have spark protection. Great for real wood or gas logs since most gas long manufacturers insist that you have a screen in front of the logs when they are burning. Mesh panel doors are the most popular and are best for when there are toddlers present because they will not open backwards whereas the mesh screens are easily pushed in. Insulation goes between the back of the frame and the fireplace facing, providing a better seal.

Black Mesh Curtains - These slide back and forth on a rod behind the glass
Gate Mesh Doors - These are separate doors behind the glass that have a flat wire mesh and a black frame.
Insulation: Provides a better seal between the fireplace face and the door frame.

This page was created as part of our Free Fireplace Door Design service. Anyone who has a fireplace and is considering glass doors can take advantage of this program. All you have to do is email us some pictures of your fireplace and we will create digital mock-ups showing you how various fireplace doors will look on your fireplace. This is hands down the best way to shop for fireplace doors. Click Here to Begin Your Own Project!