Project #10432 - Glass Doors for Fireplace
Customer Comments: Hello, Looking for design ideas and quotes. Fireplace opening is 36” wide and 35.75-36” tall (varies). Please note black smoke guard. We need this or smoke comes out of fireplace. We would also like some form of a screen so glass can be open while we have a fire.
Our Comments: Our recommendation is to remove the smoke guard and have your doors custom made with a wider frame at the top that provides the same function as the smoke guard. If you leave the smoke guard in place and have doors that overlap the opening and the smoke guard, there will be a gap at the top since the smoke guard is recessed. The doors will also look unusual since they will be wider that the guard. We can also make the doors fit inside the opening and overlap the guard, which would require you to fill in the gaps between the bricks and the frame with mortar. We have created examples of all 3 methods.
Fireplace Opening: 36" W x 35 3/4" H
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
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.
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!