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Project 10043 - Fireplace Door Mock-Ups

Marble Fireplace

Request: Customer is requesting to see the Apex and Slim Moderne Doors in Silver/Nickel with grey glass.

The opening is not perfectly square, height is 28 1/8" on both sides, top is 34 1/8" bottom is 34 3/8". Lentil at top is set back 5 1/4". The exposed marble surround is approx 7" wide.

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 | Hearth Creations Finishes

Important Note:
About Finishes!

Before Picture
Option #1: Apex in Satin Nickel
Slim Moderne
Option #2: Slim Moderne Single Door in Slate Grey
Slim Moderne
Option #3: Slim Moderne Bifold Door in Satin Nickel
Silhouette Cutback
Option #4: Silhouette Cutback in Satin Nickel
Shadow Cutback
Option #5: Shadow Cutback in Silver
Option #6: Carolina Sunrise Window Pane in Silver

Other Pictures

Here are some closeups of the Silhouette and Shadow cutback door frames. The Silhouette is a simple rounded bullnose and the Shadow is more like a picture frame. Both are quite flush with the fireplace opening and have very little overlap. The Shadow is slightly narrower than the Silhouette and has a maximum overlap of 5/8" whereas the Silhouette has a maximum overlap of 7/8". We never make a door to the maximum overlap because it leaves zero tolerance for error, particularly with a fireplace that is uneven like yours. So with either door, we would use a 1/2" overlap on all 4 sides.

Silhouette Cutback: The Silhouette is a simple bullnose frame.
Shadow Cutback: The Shadow has a "double ogee" edge that has a relief more like a picture frame.

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!