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Project #10520 - Glass Doors for Fireplace

Customer Comments: I’m working on a fireplace remodel. As you can see, the depth of the rock is quite irregular. I would like to have a simple, matte black frame and glass doors. I’m guessing that a prefabricated frame will not work in my case since there is not a flat surface to mount it on. Do you have any suggestions or door styles you think will work?

Our Comments: Pretty much any of our glass doors can be made to fit your fireplace. The steel doors are more solid and have a higher quality appearance. The Legend and Craftsman doors can be made with a mortar flange that makes installation much easier when filling the gaps with mortar. We have created some examples of the more popular styles used on fireplaces like yours. You would need to find the smallest width and height of the opening and then we would make the door frame about 1/4" narrower on the top and each side. You would then need to fill the gaps with mortar. You can read more about installing doors on rock fireplaces here: Installing Glass Doors on Rock Fireplaces.

Fireplace Opening: Unknown

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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Aluminum Doors

Stiletto
Stiletto Fireplace Door Option #1: Stiletto Fireplace Glass Door in Rustic Black with Sliding Mesh Curtains.
Brookfield
Brookfield Fireplace Door Option #2: Brookfield Fireplace Glass Door in Rustic Black with Sliding Mesh Curtains.

Steel Doors

Carolina WP
Carolina Fireplace Door Option #3: Carolina Window Pane Fireplace Glass Door in Rustic Black with Wire Mesh Backup Doors.
Essex
Essex Fireplace Door Option #4: Essex Fireplace Glass Door in Old World Bronze with Sliding Mesh Curtains and Bronze Glass. Old World Bronze is a great finish to consider with lighter tan colored stone such as yours.
Legend
Legend Fireplace Door Option #5: Legend Fireplace Glass Door in Rustic Black with Sliding Mesh Curtains.
Craftsman
Craftsman Glass Door Option #6: Craftsman Fireplace Door in Forged Iron with Wire Mesh Backup Doors.

Other Pictures

Fig #1 - Closeup
Fig #2 - Side View
Fig #3 - Other Side View

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!