Project #10371 - Glass Door for White Stone Fireplace
Im interested in purchasing glass fireplace doors.
Here are several concepts for you to consider. We recommend the doors be made as an inside fit due to the irregularity of the stone. For an inside fit we normally make the doors about 1/4" narrow on the top and sides than the smallest measurements. The gaps then will need to be filled with mortar. If you prefer to do an outside fit, we recommend using a frame that is a little wider than usual in order to better cover the gaps around the opening. In your case this will not look ideal because the door frame will be wider than the ledge at the bottom of the opening. We have provided examples of both ways so you can see the difference.
Fireplace Opening Size: 40 5/16" W x 22 11/16" 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.
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!