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Custom Glass Doors for Stacked Stone Fireplace - Project #11342

Customer Comments: See Customer Comments Below

Our Comments: Here are some options based on the doors you liked from the projects you listed. The doors with wider frames will not work as an inside fit as they will shrink the opening too much, which is contrary to your desire. We have modified those designs to preserve the opening size. The wider frames will help cover gaps between the stones as the doors overlap. If you want a better seal, you can fill this gaps with mortar behind the frame after the doors are installed. We chose the two doors fitting inside the opening because have very narrow frames which will minimize how much the opening shrinks. The fireplace dropping down inside will not impact the installation of these doors.

Fireplace Opening: 39" W x 24 1/4" 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.

Stiletto Fireplace Door Option #1: Design Specialties Stiletto Fireplace Glass Door in Rustic Black with Mesh Curtains. Shown as an inside fit with mortar.

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 Elite
Legend Elite Fireplace Door Option #2: Design Specialties Legend Elite Fireplace Glass Door in Old World Bronze with Mesh Curtains. This is the ideal door for inside fit with mortar.
Legend Fireplace Door Option #3: Design Specialties Legend Fireplace Glass Door with Window Pane Design in Forged Iron. 4" frame on sides and 6" frame on top with custom rectangle trim detail. Shown with gate mesh backup doors.
Legend Fireplace Door Option #3B: Design Specialties Legend Fireplace Glass Door with Window Pane Design in Oil Rubbed Bronze. 4" frame on top and sides. Shown with gate mesh backup doors.

High End Hand Crafted Wrought Iron/Steel Doors

Hand crafted doors take on a more rugged natural look for those who appreciate craftsmanship tasteful details.

Iron Age 2
Iron Age 6 Fireplace Door Option #4: Hearth Creations Iron Age 6 Fireplace Glass Door with Wrought Iron Detail and No Bottom Rail in Antique Gray with Gate Mesh Backup Doors. 4" wide frame on the top and sides.

Customer Comments

We are interested in getting a fireplace door for our fireplace.which is an original Brick fire place that has been refaced with stacked stone and a raised hearth level. It will be only wood burning as there is no gas supply at the fireplace.

We are interested in glass doors with mesh curtains for the fireplace. My wife likes the look of projects 11071 opt 3 and 11295 opt 4 but we do want to have the opening as large as possible based on the front of the fireplace similar to project 10333. I will probably need to be a inside fit but the drop off from the hearth does complicate determining the size needed.

Size: Width ranges from 39" to 39 1/2" depending on the stacked stone edge
Height is more consistent and is between 21 1/4" to 21 1/2"

The hearth (gray stone) is about 1" edge to the face of the stacked stone after that I drops down 3 1/2" to the base of the fireplace floor

The room is approximately 24ft x 21ft with 14ft ceiling


Other Pictures

Fig #1 - Closeup
Fig #2 - Full Fireplace View
Fig #3 - 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!