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Project #10414 - Glass Doors for Fireplace

Customer Comments: I want to replace front doors and surround and get rid of gold and go with just basic black, the width of opening inside fireplace is 27" a height is 32 3/4".

Our Comments: Here are some examples in all different price ranges including hand forged iron, laser cut steel and aluminum. We have created examples of 2 ways to treat your fireplace. The most finished look would require the removal of the sheet metal form, in which case we would make the doors fit inside the rock opening. You would then need to fill the gaps with mortar. The alternative is to choose a door with a frame wide enough to overlap the form and leave it in place. This will provide a less finished look, but will be an easier install. However, it will limit your selection to doors with a wider frame.

Fireplace Opening: 32 3/4" W x 27" 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!


Inside Fit Examples

Craftsman Glass Door Option #2: Craftsman Fireplace Door in Forged Iron with Mesh Backup Doors (Laser Cut Steel with Forged Iron Accents).
Stiletto Fireplace Door Option #4: Stiletto Fireplace Glass Door in Rustic Black (Aluminum).

Overlap Fit Examples

Other Pictures

Fig #1 - Closeup
Fig #1B - Closeup2
Fig #2 - Top Right
Fig #3 - Bottom Right

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!