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Project #10990 - Glass Doors for Large Fireplace

Customer Comments: I am in need of glass doors for a fireplace in an apartment leasing office that we own. The fireplace opening is 49 1/8" high and 72 7/8" wide. I would like very simple and modern doors that will look good with the fireplace tile.

Our Comments: We have some great options for glass doors that can be made to fit large firelpaces like yours. Most options will require fixed glass panes on the ends, so there will be 6 pieces of glass. The 4 center panes open and the end panes do not. One of the options uses sliding glass doors that only require 4 panes of glass, 2 fixed and 2 sliding. We are showing these mockups with a 60" Mammoth Pine gas log from R. H. Peterson.

Fireplace Opening: 72 7/8" W x 49 1/8" 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!


Low End Aluminum Doors

Aluminum is an excellent material for fireplace doors because it does not rust and can handle high temperatures when treated with powder coated finishes. It is also the most affordable.

Brookfield Fireplace Door Option #1: Brookfield Fireplace Glass Door with Fixed End Panes in Natural Iron.
Stiletto Fireplace Door Option #2: Stiletto Fireplace Glass Door with Fixed End Panes in Rustic Black.

Medium Range Steel Doors

Steel doors are more substantial than the less expensive aluminum doors. They are heavy duty and rugged and are more customizable because the frames are laser cut.

Legend Fireplace Door Option #3: Legend Fireplace Glass Door with Framed Fixed End Panels in Forged Iron.

High End Hand Crafted Solid Brass

These doors are hand crafted by skilled artisans from Solid Brass or Steel, depending on the finish that is desired. Very high end, and very refined. Items made from solid brass come in a wide variety of hand crafted patinas and other finishes. Satin Nickel finishes done on solid brass are the finest quality and will not rust like plated steel.

Sliding Door
Solid Brass Fireplace Door Option #4: SD Sliding Fireplace Door with 3" Wide Black Frame and 3/4" Wide Satin Nickel Center Trim and Handles. This can also be made in all black without the trim. This door has 2 fixed panes of glass on the right and left sides and 2 sliding panes in the center.
Hybrid 2 Fireplace Door Option #5A: HYBRID-2 Bifold Fireplace Glass Door in Flat Black with 2 Fixed Panes. This door is very minimal as there is no frame on the sides.
Hybrid 2 Fireplace Door Option #5B: HYBRID-2 Bifold Fireplace Glass Door in Satin Nickel with 2 Fixed Panes. This door is very minimal as there is no frame on the sides.

Other Pictures

Fig #1 - Closeup
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!