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Project #10862 - How To Drees Up A Gas Fireplace with Polished Chrome Trim

Customer Comments: I am looking for a quote to possibly replace my fireplace doors. I would like a bright chrome look. I assume that would be your polished nickel finish. I don't need anything expensive. Just looking to get a more modern look. Do you have anything simple and affordable?

Updated Comments: Our mistake, it looked like the doors did not open in your picture. Thanks for supplying the additional picture showing the doors open. We have added an additional option for Chrome doors. The Retrotrim options still work with operable doors, so all of the options on this page still apply to your fireplace.

Our Comments: This is a gas fireplace with a fake door that does not open. We cannot replace the door since it likely has a microswitch that engages when the fake door is in place. So we are presenting various ways of dressing up this type of fireplace with polished chrome accessories. We took the liberty of refacing your fireplace using the components that were in your picture.

Fireplace Opening: " W x " 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!


Least Expensive Chrome Doors

These are shown in Satin Nickel, but can be made in Polished Nickel or Chrome.

Channel Door
Hybrid 2 Fireplace Door Option #A: CD-2 Bifold Channel Fireplace Glass Door in Black with Satin Nickel. Can be made in Polished Chrome or Nickel
Frameless Door
FLD-1 Frameless Fireplace Door Option #B: FLD-1 Frameless Fireplace Door in Satin Nickel. Can be made in Polished Chrome or Nickel

Retrotrim Doors

We take your existing door and add chrome plated solid brass trim over the existing aluminum extrusions. This is the least expensive way to dress up your fireplace with Polished Chrome or Nickel accents.

Retrotrim - Polished Chrome Fireplace Doors Option #1A: Half Round Retrotrim in Polished Chrome with Waterfall Handles.
Retrotrim - Polished Chrome Fireplace Doors Option #1B: Circle Dot Casting Retrotrim in Polished Chrome with Waterfall Handles.
Single Panel Screen
Polished Chrome Fireplace Screen Option #2A: 1P10M Polished Chrome Fireplace Screen with Horizontal Bars. Mesh screen is in the upper and lower portion with the part in front of the glass left open.
Single Panel Screen
Polished Chrome Fireplace Screen with Matching Andirons and Tools Option #2B: 1P10M Polished Chrome Fireplace Screen with Horizontal Bars. Same as above but shown with MAN-9 Andirons and MT-6 En Garde Fireplace Tools.
Bowed Screen
Polished Chrome Bowed Fireplace Option #3: 1P10M-BOWED Polished Chrome Bowed Fireplace Screen with Top Horizontal Bar.
Labyrinth Screen
Polished Chrome Labyrinth Fireplace Screen Option #4: 1P10M-LABYRINTH Polished Chrome Fireplace Screen with Upper and Lower Labyrinth Inserts.

Other Pictures

Fig #1 - Additional photo supplied by customer showing that the doors in fact do open
Fig #2 - Closeup

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!