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Project 10082 - Fireplace Door Mock-Ups

Zero Clearance Fireplace with Brick Facing

Customer Request:Fireplace doors I am interested in: Bedford textured black and if I would be possible to get polished brass handles. The firebox is approximately 2" below the hearth.

Opening Size: 35 1/2" W x 21 1/2" H

Our Observations: This is a ZC prefabricated fireplace, so the Bedford door is not appropriate. When installing fireplace doors on a ZC fireplace, you cannot overlap the facia material, you must only overlap the black metal or fit the door inside the black metal. This is to prevent excessive heat build-up where the fascia meets the fireplace because there are combustible materials behind that fascia and this can create a potential fire hazard. We have suggested alternative doors that will work in this application. One type that covers the entire black metal face (at the top) and another that only overlaps the opening.

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

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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!