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Project 10077 - Fireplace Door Mock-Ups

Masonry Corner Stone Fireplace

Customer Comments: Hi, i have a right angle fireplace that I'm trying to get doors /screens for. The long side is 40”, short side is 18”, height is 28”. Attached is not the best picture but I'm out of town for the next week so that's what i have for now. Any idea how expensive this would be?

Opening Long Side: 40" W x 28" H
Opening Short Side: 18" W x 28" H

Our Comments: We will await your return so you can send us some better pictures. In the meantime, we have created this rough draft example of how a typical corner fireplace door might look.

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



We recommend to watch video #4: Measuring Masonry Fireplaces for some helpful information about measuring. Although the video does not discuss corner fireplaces, about 5:30 into the video, it talks about how to use a level to measure a stone fireplace. You are going to need to do that when measuring the widths. Also, when measuring the height, measure to the level of the hearth, not down inside. The doors will probably not sit on the hearth because it appears that the top stones are slightly back from the inner hearth edge. So it is likely that mortar is going to be necessary underneath the door frame as well as around the top and sides. We can make the door drop slightly below the hearth, but this is not recommended because it will give you less room for error in the measurements. Once we have looked at the measurements you supply, we will decide how much room for play to build into the final dimensions so that there is no risk that the door is too big. A little smaller than required is best since it will be mortared in.

  • A: Top Width (long side)
  • B: Bottom Width (long side)
  • C: Right Height (long side)
  • D: Corner Height
  • E: Top Width (short side)
  • F: Bottom Width (short side)
  • G: Left Height (short side)
  • H: Distance to Pole (short side)
  • I: Distance to Pole (long side)
  • J: Thickness of Lintel
  • K: Distance Back to Lintel
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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!