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Project #10894 - Minimal Firelace Doors with Narrow Frames

Customer Comments: Hello. I am interested in ordering a cut-back fit Stiletto door for my fireplace and would like information and/or assistance with the ordering process. The fireplace was recently remodeled with stone tiles and the opening measures 30-3/16" wide and 21-1/8" tall. The pictures I took do not exactly follow the examples given on your site, but I think they cover the necessary information and I'm hoping you will have enough information from these pictures to help me order the frame and tell me how to install it. (Looking at the example video, I think I need to drill directly into the brick, which is not how it was done in the video, and I want to make sure that is okay). Thank you for your time and assistance.

Our Comments: The Stiletto Cutback door works best when the opening is perfectly square within 1/16". If your tile was done with that accuracy, it is an excellent choice. If there is more variation than 1/16", you will want to consider other alternatives. We have created mockups of such doors below including the Stiletto Cutback.

Fireplace Opening: 30 1/16" W x 21 1/8" 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!


Low End Aluminum Doors

Aluminum is an excellent material for fireplace doors because it does not rust and can handle high temperatures when treated with powder coated finishes. It is also the most affordable.

Stiletto Fireplace Door Option #1: Stiletto Cutback Fireplace Glass Door in Rustic Black with Clear Glass and Mesh Curtains.
Brookfield Fireplace Door Option #2: Brookfield Fireplace Glass Door in Natural Iron with Clear Glass and Mesh Curtains.

Medium Range Steel Doors

Steel doors are more substantial than the less expensive aluminum doors. They are heavy duty and rugged and are more customizable because the frames are laser cut.

Legend Fireplace Door Option #3: Legend Fireplace Glass Door in Forged Iron with Clear Glass and Mesh Curtains.

High End Hand Crafted Solid Brass

These doors are hand crafted by skilled artisans from Solid Brass or Steel, depending on the finish that is desired. Very high end, and very refined. Items made from solid brass come in a wide variety of hand crafted patinas and other finishes. Satin Nickel finishes done on solid brass are the finest quality and will not rust like plated steel.

Minimal-1 Fireplace Door Option #4: Minimal-1 Twin Fireplace Glass Door in Satin Nickel with Polished Nickel Hardware, Clear Glass and Mesh Curtains. This is the most minimal door on the market.
Hybrid 2 Fireplace Door Option #5: HYBRID-2 Bifold Fireplace Glass Door in Flat Black with Clear Glass and Mesh Curtains. This door has no frame on the sides.

Other Pictures

Fig #1 - Closeup
Fig #2 - Left Side
Fig #3 - Right Side
Fig #4 - Right Side
Fig #5 - Right Side
Fig #6 - Right Side
Fig #7 - Right Side
Fig #8 - Right Side

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!