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Custom Fireplace Glass Doors - Project #11297

Customer Comments: Glass Doors for Large Red Brick Outdoor Fireplace - Project #11297

Our Comments: We have presented choices using 4 different materials for outdoor fireplaces. Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Solid Brass and Wrought Iron. Each of these is made from hardware designed to handle the elements. Mesh curtains are all stainless steel painted black. The Design Specialties doors are the only ones that can be burned with the doors closed. All of the other brands must be burned with the doors open.

Fireplace Opening: 50" W x 34" 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!


Affordable 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: Design Specialties Brookfield Fireplace Glass Door in Rustic Black with Stainless Steel Outdoor Package. The bifold hinges on this door are not stainless steel and may need to be replaced periodically. Can be burned open or closed.

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 Stainless Steel Fireplace Door Option #2: Design Specialties Legend Stainless Steel Outdoor Fireplace Glass Door in Rustic Black. Can be burned open or closed.
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel Fireplace Door Option #3: Hearth Creations Stainless Steel Outdoor Fireplace Door in Brushed Stainless Finish. Must be burned with doors open.

High End Hand Crafted Wrought Iron/Steel Doors

These doors are made from a special zinc coated wrought iron that is extremely curable outdoors. We have featured this particular door in a rust finish, which tends to really hide the weathering.

Wrought Iron
Wrought Iron Fireplace Door Option #4: Stone Manufacturing WI-DF1G Zinc Coated Wrought Iron Outdoor Fireplace Door in Rust. Must be burned with doors open.

High End Hand Crafted Solid Brass

These doors are hand crafted by skilled artisans from Solid Brass. Solid brass is the must durable of all outdoor materials. Unlike any other brand, all of the components including the frame, hinges, handles and damper assembly are made from solid brass for maximum durability outdoors.

Solid Brass
Solid Brass Fireplace Door Option #5: Stone Manufacturing Solid Brass Fireplace Door Painted Black. This is the most durable outdoor material. Must be burned with doors open.

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!