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Project #10473 - Glass Doors for Arched See Through Fireplace

Customer Needs: The gas logs are sooting up the room and releasing carbon monoxide. The intent is to close off the fireplace on one side with glass doors to eliminate the issue.

Our Comments: Closing off the fireplace with a gas log is not a viable solution as the door then becomes the back side of the fireplace, which is not how they are intended to be used. Read more about this here: Glass Doors for See Through Fireplaces. With gas logs, you cannot burn the fire with the doors closed based on the gas log manufacturers operation manual. So if you install glass doors, you must burn them with the doors open, which will not solve your problem. We actually suggest changing your gas logs to ventless gas logs and burning them with the damper and glass doors open as the most viable solution. Each Option below is shown with a 30" Ventless See-Thru Gas Log Set.

Fireplace Opening: 40" W x 36" 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

Important Note:
About Finishes!

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Before:
Legend Arch
Legend Arched Fireplace Door with Rivets Option #1: Legend Arched Fireplace Glass Door in Antique Iron with Keystone and Rivets. This is a complete custom design. The large arched area will shrink the opening to create better draft.
Legend Arch
Legend Arched Fireplace Door with Double Keystone Option #2: Legend Arched Fireplace Glass Door in Antique Iron with Double Keystone.
Bar and Mesh
Smoke Deflector with Bar and Mesh Option #3: Custom Smoke Deflector with Mesh Curtains. Hammered Edge with Forged Detail in Oil Rubbed Steel.
Bar and Mesh
Smoke Deflector with Bar and Mesh Option #4: Custom Smoke Deflector. Same as above without the mesh.

Other Pictures

Fig #1 - Side View - Showing bricks protruding on top and sides.
Fig #2 - Room Setting

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!