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Screens and Doors for Extra Large Fireplace - Project #11133

Custom Fireplace Glass Doors - Project #11133

Customer Comments: Dimensions of the fireplace are roughly 62 wide and 48 high. We're looking for model #62B with an 8 inch smoke guard across the top.

Our Comments: Free standing screens like the one you requested are not very stable when made so large. We suggest you also consider doors that are attached to the fireplace as they will be perfectly stable. Steel doors can be built with a wider frame on the top, aluminum doors can be made with a steel metal surround behind the door, both of which will act like a smoke guard. We have created several examples to show how they might look. For more ideas, view Project #11022 which is very similar to your fireplace.

Fireplace Opening: 62" W x 48" 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!


Free Standing Screen Door

This is the screen you requested showing how it will be constructed with fixed panels to reduce the size of the doors to 40 x 30. Doors must be kept below 40 x 30, otherwise the screen will tip over when you open the doors because it will be too top heavy.

Screen Door
Carolina Fireplace Screen Door Option #1: Carolina Fireplace Screen Door with Fixed Panels in Rustic Black. This is the screen you requested.

Affordable 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.

Brookfield Fireplace Door Option #2: Brookfield Fireplace Glass Door in Rustic Black with Steel Metal Surround in Textured Black. The metal surround is shown with an outer edge trim in Rustic Black to give it a finished look, but can be made without it.

Steel Doors

These doors are made from laser cut steel, so we can add a wider top frame to act as a smoke guard.

Legend Fireplace Door Option #3: Legend Bifold Fireplace Glass Door with 9" Wide Top Frame and 4" Wide Sides in Forged Iron. Shown with Clear Glass Mesh Curtains.
Mantel Fireplace Door Option #4: Mantel Bifold Fireplace Glass Door with 9" Wide Top Frame and 4" Wide Sides in Classic Bronze. Shown with Clear Glass and Gate Mesh Backup Doors.
Mantel Fireplace Door Option #5: Legend Fireplace Screen Door with Fixed Side Panels, 9" Wide Top Frame and 2" Wide Side Frames in Rustic Black.

High End Bonus Mockup

Mantel Fireplace Door Option #6: Hearth Creations Iron Age 6 with Arch Mesh Doors Featuring: Faux Diamond Louver, Keystone, Hand Detailed Wrought Iron with Rivets and Bottom Grill. This is very high end screen door made to whatever frame dimensions you want.

Other Pictures

Fig #1 - Closeup

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!