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Mesh Doors for Raised Fireplace - Project #11448

Customer Comments: Hello I'm interested in designing screen doors or curtains for my gas fireplace opening. The design that I'm looking for is one where the screens doors or curtains are on a metal frame on all four sides. The color should be flat black. Please note that the fireplace is a wood burning fireplace that was converted by using a gas insert.

Our Comments: We have several manufacturers that can make what you are asking for from various materials and quality. Here are some examples.

Fireplace Opening: 40" W x 30" 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 Mesh Door 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.

Carolina Fireplace Door Option #2: Design Specialties Carolina Fireplace Mesh Door in Rustic Black.

High End Hand Crafted Steel Doors

These doors are hand crafted using superior materials including solid brass latches for superior action and durability. They also have a Pseudo Clearview option with a less noticeable center frame and fine weave mesh to maximize the view of the fire.

Wrought Iron
Wrought Iron Fireplace Door Option #3: Stone Manufacturing DF1M Steel Door with Pseudo Clearview Fine Weave Mesh Doors and Bullet Hinges Gloss Black.
Wire Mesh Doors
Wire Mesh Fireplace Door Option #4: Stone Manufacturing HHFL(M) Steel Door with Pseudo Clearview Fine Weave Mesh Doors and Hidden Hinges in Matte Black. Shown with Gold Waterfall Handles.

DXF Laser Cut Patterns (NEW)

These unique bifold doors feature two sets of doors. The outer doors have a laser cut patter without any mesh. There is a second single panel mesh door behind the decorative doors, so you can open the decorative pattern and have a full view of the fire, or keep them closed for ambiance. There are many different patterns to choose from. If you like this concept, we can share other patterns.

Wire Mesh Doors
Wire Mesh Fireplace Door Option #5: DXF Fireplace Bifold Doors with #50 Laser Cut Patter. Shown with doors closed.
Wire Mesh Doors
Wire Mesh Fireplace Door Option #5: DXF Fireplace Bifold Doors with #50 Laser Cut Patter. Shown with doors open.

Frame Screens

This frame screen has a 2" wide solid steel frame with sliding mesh curtains

Single Panel Screen
Frame Screen Option #6: Stone Manufacturing CFR85 4-Sided Frame Screen in Matte Black with Sliding Mesh Curtains.

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!