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Project #10539 - Glass Doors for Fireplace

Customer Comments: Tile will be in a hering bone design. The hearth will be lowered to the floor, with a grey hard wood on the floor. I saw on YouTube where the firebricks were painted. Is there a special paint for that? The gas valve will be flush against the wall. I also saw on you tube where they used a sheet of metal painted black to cover the bricks. Sitting right behind the fire balls. Looking to purchase soon.

Our Comments: Here are several designs based on our discussion. To paint the inside firebrick and exposed black metal use Rutland Stove Paint, you can buy it on Amazon. The sheet metal you saw on YouTube was likely the fireback made by R.H. Peterson. It is available in black, satin stainless steel or polished stainless steel. We have shown this in some of the mockups. We also included a valve cover and gas key to match the doors.

Links to items: Gas Fireball Spheres |

Fireplace Opening: Not Yet Specified

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

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Doors That Cover All Black Metal

The Legend ZC Deluxe doors are made from a 3/16" thick solid sheet of steel that is laser cut to fit over the entire black metal fireplace facing.

Legend ZC Deluxe
Legend ZC Deluxe Option #1: Legend ZC Deluxe in Textured Black with Satin Nickel Doors and Trim. Shown with Satin Stainless Fireback and Black w/Satin Nickel Gas Key and Valve Cover.
Legend ZC Deluxe
Legend ZC Deluxe Option #2: Legend ZC Deluxe in Textured Black with Satin Nickel Doors. Shown with Satin Stainless Fireback and Black w/Satin Nickel Gas Key and Valve Cover.
Legend ZC Deluxe
Legend ZC Deluxe Option #3: Legend ZC Deluxe in All Textured Black. Shown with Black Fireback and Black Gas Key and Valve Cover.
Legend ZC Deluxe
Legend ZC Deluxe Option #4: Legend ZC Deluxe in All Graphite. Shown with Black Fireback and Black Gas Key and Valve Cover.

Overlap Fit Doors

The Carolina door is also made from 3/16" thick solid steel, but is designed to only overlap the black metal 1" on all 4 sides as opposed to covering the entire facing.

Carolina
Carolina Fireplace Door Option #5: Carolina ZC Fireplace Glass Door in Vintage Iron. Shown with Black Fireback and Black Gas Key and Valve Cover.

Inside Fit Doors

The Stiletto door is made from lighter weight aluminum and is designed to fit inside the black metal face. There will be about a 1/8" gap around the opening to allow proper airflow into the fireplace.

Stiletto
Stiletto Fireplace Door Option #6: Stiletto ZC Fireplace Glass Door in Rustic Black. Shown with Black Fireback and Black Gas Key and Valve Cover.

Other Pictures

Gas Log Firebacks
Fig #1 - Picture of tile

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!