Step 4: Install the Fireplace Doors

Install the Fireplace Doors
Photo: Ryan Benyi
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Start by fitting the doors' frame into the firebox opening. Use a drill/driver to bore pilot holes in the sides of the frame, making sure to penetrate the side walls of the firebox. Secure the frame with the screws provided. Then slide the doors onto the frame rails, and level them by adjusting the pivot screws at the top and bottom of each door.
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    Tools List

    • flat prybar
      Pry bar
    • utility knife
      Utility knife
    • small plastic putty knife
      Putty knife
    • caulk gun
      Caulk gun
    • drill
      Drill/driver
    • multi-bit screwdriver
      Screwdriver

    Shopping List

    1. Stone surround

    2. Glass fireplace doors3. Construction adhesive specially formulated for marble and granite