Specifying

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How to Choose Your Products
Follow this step-by-step checklist to make sure you order the correct products. Please read the tutorial.

  1. Measure Your Firebox
    Record the firebox and wall dimensions indicated in the firebox diagrams. Check for any site conditions and limitations that might affect the surround: Do you have a bookshelf or window limiting the width of the leg? Is there a gas valve that could possibly interfere with the leg? What is the overall width of the wall? Is there anything in the way of the mantle shelf and header?
  2. Choose a Fireplace Surround
    • Choose the Style.
    • Select the Options.
    • Choose the Size. In general, we recommend ordering a fireplace surround that is slightly larger than the firebox. Slips are then cut to match the opening size.
    • Choose a Hearth (optional). Each size of each surround style has a typical flat hearth, indicated on the product page. Additional hearths are available, including raised hearths (page 2E.1).
    • Choose a Slip Set (optional). Slip sets are used to face/cover any exposed surface between the opening and the surround. Often they cover any exposed metal (usually you need to allow for a 1/2” exposed metal edge on prefab boxes that allow the glass door to open). For more information, see page 2E.2.
    • Choose a Hood (optional).
    * Choose the Hood Style.
    * Select the Hood Options.
    * Choose the Hood Size. In general, we recommend ordering a fireplace surround that is slightly larger than the firebox. Slips are then cut to match the opening size.
  3. Choose the Finish and Color
    This information is crucial to completing your order.
    • Choose a finish. Either medium or heavy etched
    • Choose a color.