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Project #10363 - Glass Door for Ledger Stone Fireplace

Customer Comments: Thanks for the help. The opening is 37” wide and 28 1/2” tall. The lip at the bottom is 3” tall and sits back 1/2” from the sides. Would like to see the Brookfield in Textured Black with Mesh Doors.

Our Comments: There are two ways to make this door. Overlap the opening on the sides and top and make a "hearth flange" for the door to sit on that fills the space at the bottom. Or, make the door fit inside the opening leaving a 1/4" gap on the top and sides and then fill the gap with mortar after the door is installed. The first option is much easier to install. We have provided examples of how both options might look. We also included an example of how the hearth flange might be made.

Fireplace Opening Size: 37" W x 28 1/2" 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

Before
Before:
Brookfield
Brookfield Fireplace Door Option #1: Brookfield Fireplace Door in Textured Black with Mesh Backup Doors. Shown as an overlap fit with hearth flange at bottom.
Brookfield
Brookfield Fireplace Door Option #2: Brookfield Fireplace Door in Textured Black with Mesh Backup Doors. Shown as an inside fit with mortar.

Other Pictures

Closeup Fig. #1: Hearth flange
Lintel Fig. #2: Side view without hearth flange

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!