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    Hargrove Replacement Fireplace Refractory Panels - 24 inch X 40 inch - Set of 2

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    Product Details
    Manufacturer: Hargrove
    Part Number: 42440
    eFireplaceStore Item Number: CPF-42440KIT

    Features

    • 24 Inch (height) X 40 Inch (width)
    • Set of 2
    • Engineered for extreme heat
    • For use in prefabricated and zero clearance fireplaces
    • Panels are 1 inch thick
    • Can be cut to fit sizing requirements
    • Can be used as a left, right, or back panel
    • Tapered on one edge for a finished look when used as a left or right panel
    * Please Note: Curing instructions are available for download in the manual below.

    *Also Note: This item is not returnable unless it is defective or damaged in transit.

    These replacement fireplace refractory panels (large brick pattern) are engineered for extreme heat, have excellent thermal properties, and can be used in prefabricated and zero clearance fireplaces.Panels are 1" thick, and can be cut to fit sizing requirements. They can be used as a left, right, or back panel, and are tapered on one edge for a finished look when used as a left or right panel.The 24" x 40" replacement refractory panels come in a set of 2.
    Customer Questions & Answers
    50 Questions & 64 Answers
    Arlette
    from Dallas, TX asked:
    October 11, 2017
    Does it come with the clips to install them?
    1 Answers
    This does not come with clips.
    Brennan W.
    on October 11, 2017

    Heather
    from St. Louis, MO asked:
    October 10, 2017
    Can I just lay this on top of a current bottom panel, which has a small crack, but seems structurally sound? Or, do I have to remove all the panels to get to the bottom?
    1 Answers
    This would require replacement of the hearth panel. The panel should not simply be placed atop a broken panel.
    Will M.
    on October 10, 2017

    Carl
    from Castro Valley, CA asked:
    August 23, 2017
    Can the Hargrove refractory panels be used outdoors, where they'll be exposed to the elements? Decades ago my house (I just got it), was built with a large brick barbecue and chimney. Now, the bottom bricks and especially the mortar are deteriorating. So, the new panel would go over a concrete slab. In my area, it doesn't get too cold in the winter. Thank you and have a good day!
    1 Answers
    Yes, they would work fine in that application.
    Owen
    on August 24, 2017

    Ron
    from Angelus Oaks, CA asked:
    July 26, 2017
    Can these be used for replacing the bottom firebrick panel?
    1 Answers
    Yes, it can be use for the bottom liner.
    Owen
    on July 26, 2017

    Nancy
    from PA asked:
    July 14, 2017
    Can this panel be used as the bottom/hearth panel?
    1 Answers
    These Hargrove panels may indeed be used as a bottom/hearth panel for any manufactured woodburning fireplace, so long as the front width measurement of the panel you are replacing does not exceed 40".
    Will M.
    on July 14, 2017

    Bob
    from Charlottesville, VA asked:
    April 26, 2017
    I have a Heatilator HC36 1999 vintage, zero clearance and the side panels are 15" w x 16" h x 1/2" thick. The back panel is 20" w x 16" h x 1/2" thick. Do you have 1/2" thick panels for a wood burning firebox or can these 1" panels be adapted to replace my 1/2" panels? What is the best way to cut them (dry or wet, which blade)?
    1 Answers
    Those panels are only available in 1". Cut them dry with a masonry blade.
    Owen
    on April 27, 2017

    Trish
    from Panama City Beach, FL asked:
    January 10, 2017
    Are these panels designed for wood burning fireplaces?
    1 Answers
    They are suitable for use in most manufactured wood burning fireplace.
    Chaz
    on January 10, 2017

    Clint McMahan
    from Georgia asked:
    December 12, 2016
    I have a MARCO, Model # 792863B. I'm looking for the replacement back for the fire place. The old one was gone when I moved into this house, so I have no measurements to give.
    1 Answers
    The original panels are no longer available, however, the product in question or the 24 inch X 28 inch may indeed be cut on site to replace your missing panel.
    Will M.
    on December 13, 2016

    Ambrose J. Ketter
    from Topeka, KS asked:
    November 9, 2016
    I have a Heatilator E 36 fireplace. The back refractor is cracked. Part number 17177B. Is this possible to buy, or would I need to fabricate one from a universal panel?

    Ali
    from Destin, FL asked:
    October 17, 2016
    Can one of these panels be used for the bottom of a fireplace? I see that it says sides or back panel. Thank you.
    1 Answers
    Yes. These panels may indeed be used to replace a hearth panel in prefabricated wood burning fireplaces.
    Will M.
    on October 18, 2016

    Rich
    from Columbia, MD asked:
    April 6, 2016
    I have a Superior Model B938. The side walls are metal and the back and bottom have refractory panels. The fireplace was installed when the house was built in 1979. My chimney contractor says that this model came with side panels that did not have refractory panels. My house is under contract for re-sale. Home inspector states that the side walls require refractory panels. Can the Hargrove Replacement Fireplace Refactory Panels be installed in this unit?
    1 Answers
    Your chimney contractor is correct in this case. Many older models of Superior, Heatilator, and Majestic fireplaces did not use refractory panels on the sides. They used either a cast refractory panel or stacked refractory tiles across the back and then a pair of metal shields along the sides. The shields would usually stand forward from the metal chassis behind them, creating an air space for cooling. By the mid-80's, this design was changed to incorporate refractory panels in place of the shields, as they were nicer looking and gave similar insulating properties. I do not recommend retrofitting the refractory panels to a unit that never had them to begin with. Doing so will void the original listing of the fireplace and should a fire result that is traced back to the fireplace or chimney system, the insurance company will likely dispute that fact that the fireplace was altered against manufacturer specifications.
    eFireplaceStore
    on April 6, 2016

    Brad
    from Chattanooga, TN asked:
    January 23, 2016
    I have an old Heatilator Mark 123. Instead of brick refractory panels it has metal ones that are stamped to look like brick. Could I replace these panels with yours? Also how do I attach them? My panels are held in with screws, not clamps. Could I drill your panels and attach them with screws?
    1 Answers
    These would not be able to be installed with screws, as this could cause a crack in the panel. You will want to outfit the inside of the unit with clamps purchased from a local hardware store that would hold the panels in place.
    Brennan W.
    on January 25, 2016

    Steven
    from NJ asked:
    December 15, 2015
    Can these Hargrove replacement fireplace refractory panels be used for the floor of the fireplace?
    2 Answers
    These panels can indeed be used on the floor of a fireplace. If you have the manufacturer name and model number available, I can search availability of direct replacement panels from the manufacturer as well.
    Chris C.
    on December 15, 2015
    Yes - I used these panels to replace sides, back and floor of my discontinued Marco fireplace. I needed to buy the 2 panel set plus the 1 panel to do so. Remove and use the existing panels as templates for the new. Use a good masonry blade on a circular saw and be sure to support each side of the cut to avoid any cracking or breaking near the end of the cut.
    Sean
    on December 15, 2015
    from NY

    Pearl
    from Laplace, LA asked:
    December 3, 2015
    Can these Hargrove replacement fireplace refractory panels be used in a wood burning fireplace?
    1 Answers
    Yes. These panels are about 1" thick and can be cut down to the size you need with a masonry blade or tile saw. They are suitable for use as side, rear and floor panels inside any manufactured woodburning fireplace.
    Tyler M.
    on December 4, 2015

    Jerrid
    from Colfax, CA asked:
    October 17, 2015
    Once I cut these Hargrove replacement fireplace refractory panels and install them, do the seams need to be sealed with anything?
    1 Answers
    The edges do not need to be sealed. It is actually best to leave the edges as they are in order to allow for some movement that will occur as the result of expansion and contraction.
    eFireplaceStore
    on October 19, 2015

    Mitchell
    from Salisbury, NC asked:
    October 13, 2015
    Do you cut these Hargrove replacement fireplace refractory panels to size or can it be done by the consumer? If it can be done by the consumer, what is needed to cut it?
    1 Answers
    These panels are meant to be cut by the consumer. They can be cut using a circular saw with a masonry blade.
    Brennan W.
    on October 13, 2015

    Dick
    from Lewes, DE asked:
    December 16, 2014
    We are building a brand new fireplace and my wife does not like the cream colored firebricks. Can we use these panels to cover up the firebirck?
    1 Answers
    While this is not their original intended purpose, the panels could indeed be cut to fit for this application. The panels are usually held in place by retaining brackets in a prefabricated fireplace, so you will need to use refractory mortar to secure them for a masonry application.
    eFireplaceStore
    on December 16, 2014

    Brandon
    from Linden, NC asked:
    November 13, 2014
    How heavy are these refractory panels?
    1 Answers
    These panels weigh approximately 85 pounds each. There is a small bit of variance in each casting and batch of cement that will effect weight slightly.
    eFireplaceStore
    on November 13, 2014

    Natalie
    from Columbia, SC asked:
    November 1, 2014
    We have a Superior fireplace model BRF-3875 in our living room. There is a crack only in the back panel of the fireplace and it definitely needs to be replaced. My husband is good at home repairs, so to save money, he wants to do it himself. I found this particular one but we are not sure if it will work. We use the fireplace a lot in the winter time and want it to heat very well. Would these work for what we need to do?
    1 Answers
    The universal Hargrove panels can indeed work for your application. We also sell a single smaller panel if you do not need a set of two. The smaller panel is the Hargrove Replacement Fireplace Refractory Panel - 24 inch X 28 inch. The panels can be easily cut to fit with a tile saw or masonry saw.
    eFireplaceStore
    on November 3, 2014

    Roger
    from Gilroy, CA asked:
    October 28, 2014
    I'm updating a DF36 Marco Fireplace for a customer. Will these panels work? I noted that the originals are 1' thick and these are 3/4". Would that be an issue?
    1 Answers
    It will not be a problem to substitute these panels in place of the originals. The refractories in this model were for appearance purposes, so the decreased thickness will not cause an issue. You may need to bend the retaining brackets inward slightly, in order to compensate for the thinner panels and to hold them against the wall.
    eFireplaceStore
    on October 29, 2014

    Jeff
    from Rochester Hills, MI asked:
    October 21, 2014
    I have a wood burning fireplace with pre-fab walls. I have an estimate to replace the refractory panels, but the estimate indicates 'fiber walls' as a replacement. Are the Hargrove Refractory Panels 'fiber' and are 'fiber' walls safe to use in a wood burning fireplace?
    1 Answers
    The Hargrove panels are made of refractory cement material, which is required for a wood burning fireplace. The ceramic fiber panels can only be used in a gas burning application and will degrade quickly when used in a wood burning fireplace.
    eFireplaceStore
    on October 21, 2014

    JB
    from Baltimore, MD asked:
    August 23, 2014
    What color are these panels?
    4 Answers
    The panels will arrive as a medium grey color and will lighten slightly as they cure.
    eFireplaceStore
    on August 25, 2014
    Light grey.. (smooth) dried concrete color.
    Daniel L. Mills
    on August 25, 2014
    from Trenton, S.C.
    The panels are grey. Similar to a primer paint grey. I've attached a picture of one of the panels I received.
    Richard
    on August 26, 2014
    from Chesapeake, Va
    The panels are a light gray color very close to what is pictured.
    Glenn
    on August 27, 2014
    from San Francisco

    Rob
    from Cincinnati, Ohio asked:
    August 14, 2014
    I a have 20 year old Martin Model SB 5400 fireplace. Some of the fire brick facing has come off of the back wall inside of the fireplace. Do you have any ideas on what my options could be?
    4 Answers
    Aside from the universal panels you are currently viewing, the only other option would be to cast a replacement from refractory cement. If you are able to accurately measure the width, height, and thickness of the current panel, a form can be made and castable cement, such as the Rutland Castable Refractory Fireplace Cement, used to fill the form and make a new panel. It is my recommendation to use reinforcement mesh in the center of the panel if it is to be more than 1 inch thick.
    eFireplaceStore
    on August 14, 2014
    These replacement refractory panels will work if you make sure you get them larger than your panels. Get the measurements of your panels and order what you need. You'll need a diamond saw blade to cut them to size and shape to fit your fireplace.
    Tim
    on August 14, 2014
    from Cincinnati, OH
    I replaced my Martin Fireplace panels with this product. Easy to do and looks great.
    Mitch
    on August 14, 2014
    from Huntsville, Alabama
    I have 20 year old majestic.Panels were wore out and crumbling apart.Ordered these panels and cut back out of one and two sides out of other. Used skill saw with 7 1/4 mason blade. Lowered blade down 1/8 each cut.Worked out good for me and a lot cheaper than my local dealer.
    Danny
    on August 14, 2014
    from Trenton, S.C.

    Paivi
    from Maggie Valley, NC asked:
    August 6, 2014
    Do you have a panel to replace the floor only? My fireplace is 28" x 24", the front opening is 35 3/4", so the front is wider than the back. Can you help me?
    3 Answers
    The Hargrove refractory panels can indeed be utilized to replace the bottom refractory panels on a prefabricated fireplace. If you could advise the manufacturer and model number of your fireplace, I may be able to provide information on a factory replacement panel, instead of a universal cut to fit panel such as the Hargroves.
    Chris C.
    on August 6, 2014
    I used this set to replace the back and bottom of my fireplace. I am overall satisfied with the replacement panels. The side panels were still in good shape, so they were reused. Get a masonry cutting blade for your power saw and dust masks and eye protection as cutting generates a LOT of dust. Set up outside well away from your house and use the old panels as templates to mark the panels. Find a cheap but adequate masonry blade as I considered this to be a one-shot job not to be repeated. Just be careful tossing a log on there, as the panels are a bit fragile. There is no reinforcement in the panels, so they will crack if some moderate care is not used. Also the metal liner of the fireplace can pop like the old oil-can bottoms and cause the panels to crack. As long as the gap isn't more than 1/4" (6mm) the heat cannot transfer to the steel liner.
    Jim
    on August 6, 2014
    from Pensacola, FL
    I cut it to size with a table saw using a masonry cutting wheel. Unfortunately, I could only replace the bottom, back and one side, with the amount of material provided.
    Gary
    on August 6, 2014
    from Atlanta, GA

    Leander
    from Brandywine, MD asked:
    May 26, 2014
    In my fireplace my panels seem to be metal and your panels are brick, correct? I have three panels: the sides are 15x18 and the middle is 20x18. Only the middle is cracked; they have the screw clamps at the top of each panel. Do I need to replace all of the panels? What panel or panels would you suggest I buy to replace these?
    7 Answers
    The universal panels we offer are manufactured from refractory concrete. This material is poured into a mold, then stamped with a brick pattern. It is often unnecessary to replace all panels if only a single piece is damaged. However, it varies from unit to unit. The original style of panels may also be available for your fireplace. If you are able to find the manufacturer name and model number of the unit, we can check into this further.
    eFireplaceStore
    on May 27, 2014
    There's actually 4 - the bottom too. I had same rear crack; I was only able to make 3 of the 4 panels. I re-used one of the old side pieces. I used a table saw with a masonry wheel to cut it.
    Gary
    on July 10, 2014
    from Atlanta, GA
    I have an all sheet metal contractor grade bi-fuel fireplace. I technically didn't have to use panels but wanted the brick look and some heat retention. I cut these panels to fit sides and back and made brackets to hold in place. Looks great! If you want the panels to match, then replace all.
    Rick
    on July 10, 2014
    from Marietta, GA
    Yes, i have fire brick in front of my metal panels. If, at any time, one of the panels is cracked, it would be cost effective to replace all the panels. If not, you would be going back in to it to replace them due to breakdown of metal.
    Frank
    on July 10, 2014
    from New Orleans, LA
    Are you sure your panels are metal, not just the brackets? These are a composite board similar to cement/concrete that are suitable for a wood burning fireplace. I would think if you replaced the rear panel with composite, then I would also replace the sides to avoid heat refraction. I found them extremely easy to replace, although cutting them was an exercise in patience and determination. You may want to actually remove your existing panel to see if there is any information on the back as to specs needed to replace. This was the easiest part of my fireplace project.
    Jackie
    on July 10, 2014
    from Richmond, TX
    The panels are of a concrete and/or ceramic composition and can replace metal panels. You do not have to replace undamaged panels but given the look of different materials and age of the existing panels, I would recommend that you consider going ahead and replacing all panels.
    Kenneth
    on July 10, 2014
    from Sevierville, TN
    The panels I have in my fireplace are formed concrete- as sold by this vendor. We ended up returning the ones I ordered from eFireplace Store (at great shipping expense - freight by weight) because my local guy wouldn't cut them down to size. He preferred pre-sized and pre-formed panels. With the new panels, it took him 20 minutes tops to install. To order the exact replacement panels, I contacted the maker of the fireplace- found it on the side of the metal box. There was some wrangling there, as well, because that vendor had sold to another vendor… so the part numbers were different- In the end, buying from eFireplace store was easy and customer service was very helpful, even though I ended up returning their product. I would make sure to differentiate whether you have a wood burning or gas burning fireplace as well- there is a difference in panel thickness and definitely in price- Good luck-
    Michelle
    on July 10, 2014
    from Boerne, TX

    Enid
    from Gold River, BC asked:
    March 22, 2014
    I live in a house that is about 50 years old. When we bought it we were told the firebox was cracked and it could therefore not be used. When I look at the fireplace it is large 31.5 wide and 20.5 deep. There are no refractory panels- I assume the previous owners removed them but I see no clips, make and model number or anything else. The back has a hole in it the size of a 10 cent piece, and it appears from the coloring that it was this that they made fire in. The back and sides are metal. The fireplace then bends slightly and goes upwards. There is also a grate or vent in the center of the chimney breast. I have a couple of questions- should those fireplace have refractory panels? If so given there are no clips how do I attach it to the existing structure. Could I cement with refractory cement the above product to the back and sides? The fireplace is huge and the focus of the room so I would really like to use it for both aesthetic reasons and reduction of heating costs. Thanks Enid
    1 Answers
    Typically, prefabricated fireplaces due require the use of refractory panels to insulate the firebox from the surrounding combustible framing. Due to the age of the home, I would suggest having a professional inspect both the fireplace and the chimney system to ensure that there are no hidden concerns. Additionally, the refractory panels would need to be held in place by clips as the panels will expand and contract under normal heating and cooling of the fireplace. If the panels are joined together, or to the firebox body, they could crack as they expand and contract. Sometimes these clips need to simply be made and riveted into place if they have since been removed or burned away over time.
    Chris
    on March 24, 2014

    Honora
    from CT asked:
    March 2, 2014
    Do you have exact size replacement fierplace panels? I need a 24 inch wide by 20 inch height. My fireplace model has been discontinued.
    1 Answers
    We're sorry, but our universal panel options are made large so the owner can cut to any size needed. If you do not have the manufacturer or model information of your fireplace, then we can offer universal replacement panels. We carry options for both woodburning fireplaces and gas fireplaces. If you have a woodburning fireplace (or a fireplace that originally burned wood but now burns gas), we do offer some universal refractory panels that will work for your woodburning fireplace. Please see the following links: One 24"h x 28"w Panel Two 24" h x 40"w Panels These panels are about 3/4" thick and can be cut down to the size you need with a masonry blade or tile saw. They are suitable for use as side, rear and floor panels inside any manufactured woodburning fireplace. If you have a fireplace that is only listed to burn gas (vent-free, direct vent or B-vent), please see these universal panel options: El Dorado Decorative Brick Firebox Panel Seville Decorative Brick Firebox Panel Florence Decorative Brick Firebox Panel Each of these panels measure 22.5" wide by 19.5" high and they are 1/2" thick. They can be cut to the size(s) you need.
    Tyler M. - NFI Certified Specialist
    on March 3, 2014

    Theresa
    from Orange, Texas asked:
    January 18, 2014
    I have an old Trueheat TBU36. We installed this new when we built our home in 1990. The Refractory Panels on the left & right are still in good shape, but the back and bottom have bad cracks. Since the fireplace originally carried a 25 year warranty and it has been 24 years already, does it make sense to replace only the cracked panels or should I replace them all? I'm afraid the others will crack before long. Although almost all the comments I have read say they need to replace only back & bottom. My second question is by the time I purchase this set and add the additional 24 x 28 panel to cover the fourth panel wouldn't it make more sense to just purchase a complete new unit? I can see how replacing the refractory panels is fairly simple, but would it be a major undertaking to take out the old unit, replace with a new one and install new vent pipe?
    1 Answers
    As long as the side panels are intact and do not have any signs of severe cracking, it may indeed be possible to replace the back and bottom panels only. Typically, a full panel replacement is only done on an older unit if you are looking for a fresh, uniform look. You are correct that replacing the entire unit may be a better option, given the age of the unit and cost of replacements. The unit uses the same SK8 chimney system that many new Majestic and Monessen units use now. If the chimney system is in good shape, you could replace the unit only and use the same chimney. After checking with the manufacturer, the back and bottom panels are still available for this model of fireplace. The parts would have to be cast and shipped out to you. If you would like to place an order, I can contact you via phone to do so.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on January 20, 2014

    Terry
    from Lexington, SC asked:
    January 12, 2014
    What do you use for replacing the floor panel? It looks the same as the side panels. I need to replace the rear panel floor in my Superior Model AA613262 or BCT4585 unit. Will these panels get the job done?
    1 Answers
    Yes, these Hargrove panels can be used as a hearth/floor panel for any manufactured woodburning fireplace.
    Tyler M. - NFI Certified Specialist
    on January 13, 2014

    Edgar
    from Alvin, TX asked:
    January 5, 2014
    Are these for a wood burning fireplace?
    1 Answers
    These are indeed universal replacement panels that can be cut and fit to most prefabricated wood burning fireplaces.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on January 6, 2014

    Jim
    from Pinon Hills, CA asked:
    December 28, 2013
    This item indicates that it can be used as a right, left, or back panel. I need a back and bottom panel for my Heatilator Element 42 fireplace. The bottom is just over 40 inches at its longest side. These panels are 40 inch and do not say they can be used as a bottom panel in the description details. Can they also be used on the bottom?
    1 Answers
    Yes, these panels may indeed be used as a hearth/floor panel in a woodburning fireplace.
    Tyler M. - NFI Certified Specialist
    on December 30, 2013

    Ron
    from NY asked:
    December 21, 2013
    I have received my order from you and I am wondering if someone could explain to me how to remove the old bottom refractory panel on my Superior fireplace model SGR384. Do I have to remove the glass doors? How would I do that? Can you assist me with this?
    1 Answers
    While we are not a dealer of the Superior brand of fireplaces, I can say that similar brands that we carry do indeed require the removal of the glass doors to replace the bottom refractory panels. The upper door pins are usually spring loaded, allowing you to pull the pins downward and tilt the doors out of the way. You can then remove the front refractory rail at the bottom of the fireplace. Removing the rail should allow you to pull the bottom refractory out of position.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on December 23, 2013

    Jerry
    from IL asked:
    December 3, 2013
    Can you tell me how much each of the panels weigh?
    1 Answers
    Per the manufacturer, each one of the 24 x 40 panels weighs in at 75 pounds.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on December 3, 2013

    Jerry
    from IL asked:
    November 27, 2013
    My fireplace has fire brick. It was a gas fireplace and now it is woodburning. The sides (back and bottom) do not come out. Can I put the panels over the old fire brick?
    1 Answers
    It is possible to place the universal brick panels over the existing panels, however there should be a way to remove the old panels. There are usually retaining brackets that are located at the top of each side panel that holds them in place. Removing those brackets will allow the side panels to lean over and be removed. This will then allow the rear panel to be pulled forward.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on November 29, 2013

    Kevin
    from Derby, KS asked:
    November 19, 2013
    It says this comes as a set of two. Is this one panel? I need to replace the back and both sides.
    1 Answers
    This is indeed a set of two panels, each measuring 24" tall and 40" wide. They are approximately 3/4" thick and can be cut to the sizes you need with a masonry blade.
    Tyler M. - NFI Certified Specialist
    on November 19, 2013

    Lee
    from Monroe Township, NJ asked:
    November 18, 2013
    What is the thickness of the panel?
    1 Answers
    These panels are approximately 3/4" thick.
    Tyler M. - NFI Certified Specialist
    on November 18, 2013

    Phil
    from St Petersburg, FL asked:
    November 15, 2013
    I only need the hearth panel for my Supeior BRF 3875. The panel is 34" x 16" when cut. Do you offer single panels?
    1 Answers
    While we do not carry exact replacements for the Superior brand of fireplaces, we do offer these universal replacement Hargrove Replacement Fireplace Refractory Panel - 24 inch X 28 inch.
    Chris
    on November 15, 2013

    Elaine
    from Acra, NY asked:
    November 14, 2013
    Can these panels be used on a wall behind a wood burning stove?
    1 Answers
    No, these panels are only for use inside manufactured woodburning fireplaces. However, please see our Hearth Boards & Stove Boards for some options for wall protection behind your stove.
    Tyler M. - NFI Certified Specialist
    on November 14, 2013

    Dennis
    from New Jersey asked:
    November 13, 2013
    Is this for a wood burning fireplace?
    1 Answers
    Yes. These panels are about 3/4" thick and can be cut down to the size you need with a masonry blade or tile saw. They are suitable for use as side, rear and floor panels inside any manufactured woodburning fireplace.
    Tyler M. - NFI Certified Specialist
    on November 13, 2013

    David
    from Grayling asked:
    November 9, 2013
    I have a metal fireplace insert that was placed out onto a mortar/brick base in a cabin. It has no firebrick inside. Can these panels be used on the back and sides?
    1 Answers
    These panels can indeed be used to reline a manufactured, open faced fireplace. If the unit is a true fireplace insert that has a sealed combustion system, actual firebrick should be used, as the panels will not be able to withstand the heat.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on November 11, 2013

    Marty
    from Naugatugk, CT asked:
    October 31, 2013
    I have a unit in my condo built in 1987. It has three panels of firebricks. How can I tell the manufacturer?
    1 Answers
    There is usually a build tag in one of three places on manufactured fireplaces: 1. Just inside the opening, on the left or right side, just behind the fireplace screens. 2. Beneath the bottom concrete floor panel, if the unit has one. 3. In the open space in the very bottom of the fireplace, behind the bottom louvers.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on October 31, 2013

    Richard
    from Clovis, CA asked:
    October 28, 2013
    I need a back piece and bottom piece for my wood burning 0 clearance fireplace. The description on these panels states that they can be used on sides and back. Can I use one of these for the bottom panel? My simulated brick dimensions are 2 1/2" x 6". Is this panel a close match to the existing panels I have?
    1 Answers
    Yes, these panels can be used as a hearth/floor panel. The brick pattern on these panels is very close to yours--it measures approximately 2" x 6".
    Tyler M. - NFI Certified Specialist
    on October 28, 2013

    Leigh
    from St Louis, Missouri asked:
    October 26, 2013
    I have a wood burning fireplace. The bricks in the firebox have lost the mortar, and are loose. The chimney sweep recommended removing the old brick, and building a new firebox. Could we cover our existing firebox with this product?
    1 Answers
    These panels are designed for use only inside a masonry fireplace. They do not provide the necessary insulating value for a masonry fireplace and are largely for decorative appearance. The firebox must be reconstructed with firebrick and refractory mortar to be used again safely.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on October 28, 2013

    Chris
    from Warren, OH asked:
    March 1, 2013
    Is it possible to order 3 pcs of the Hargrove Rplacement Fireplace Refractory Panels - 24" x 40"?
    1 Answers
    We can order 3 of the Hargrove panels for you. If you would like to order 3 of these panels you would need to call us to place the order over the phone.
    Chris
    on March 1, 2013

    Jan Grimsley
    from Beaufort, SC asked:
    February 10, 2013
    I purchased a home with a wood-burning fireplace; however, I'm planning to purchase a gas log set. The refractory panels have small cracks. Would this set be adequate for a gas log scenario?
    1 Answers
    Yes, if you have a manufactured (metal) woodburning fireplace, these panels can be cut to the sizes you need and replace the factory refractory panels.
    Tyler M. - Fireplace Specialist
    on February 11, 2013

    Temple
    from Va Beach asked:
    January 18, 2013
    Can I use this to replace my bottom panel on a Marco wood burning stove if I cut to fit?
    1 Answers
    Yes, but you may only need this smaller 24" x 28" panel: Hargrove Replacement Fireplace Refractory Panel - 24 inch X 28 inch
    Tyler M. - Fireplace Specialist
    on January 18, 2013

    Charli
    from Clarksville, TN asked:
    December 15, 2012
    I need the two sides 16" wide X 17" tall; the bottom is 30" front, back is 20" depth is 14"; the back panel is 21" wide X 17" tall. Do you sell a kit?
    1 Answers
    This item is the only kit we sell for universal refractory panels. If you need a little more than this provides, we do sell a single 28" wide by 24" tall panel: Hargrove Replacement Fireplace Refractory Panel - 24 inch X 28 inch
    Tyler M. - Fireplace Specialist
    on December 17, 2012

    Stan Price
    from Navarre, FL asked:
    November 7, 2012
    I have a Superior CF3860 insert and need to replace all side and back panels plus the bottom. Is this what I need?
    1 Answers
    These panels are indeed the correct choice to replace existing panels that are in poor condition. It is always best to try and secure the original panels; however, it will likely be difficult to find panels for this model, as it has been discontinued for some time. The universal panels can be cut with a masonry or tile saw and the original liner retainer brackets can be used again to hold these panels in position.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on November 7, 2012

    Eric Overman
    from Milwaukee, WI asked:
    October 23, 2012
    Can you cut these to specification? Can I use this on a Lennox LB4CFI-2?
    1 Answers
    Yes, these panels can indeed be cut to the sizes you need. They are suitable for use in any manufactured wood-burning fireplace.
    Tyler M. - Fireplace Specialist
    on October 23, 2012

    Brad Fischer
    from Cleveland OH asked:
    September 10, 2012
    From looking at your site and the various Q&A's, it looks like 3/4 " is a fairly common thickness. When I measure my panels, they look to be mostly 1" thick but there are areas closer to 3/4". I have a Superior BRF-3875. Will your panels be thick enough?
    1 Answers
    Yes, these panels will be sufficient for your fireplace. Simply cut them to size with a masonry blade or tile saw and secure them to your unit with the clips that held your previous panels.
    Tyler M. - Fireplace Specialist
    on September 11, 2012

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    100% Recommend this product (27 of 27 responses)
    By Anne from San Antonio, TX on October 16, 2013
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Solved My Problem!
    Our chimneysweep said our fireplace wasn't safe to use, as the back and bottom panels were cracked beyond repair. He quoted me $700 for the repair and told me he couldn't actually do the repair for TWO months.... so after searching online I found these replacement panels. They arrived in just over a week, delivery was perfect! No damage what so ever. I spent $15 on a diamond blade for my circular saw and I was in business. The blade made clean cuts. It was loud & dusty & sparks flew, but installation went without a hitch and the fireplace looks brand new. I highly recommend these panels.
    By Dean from MI on November 20, 2017
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Fireplace Panel
    Received in a timely fashion with no damage.
    By John from Cornelius, NC on July 7, 2017
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Good Experience
    I have a 40 year old Majestic fireplace and the Backwall refractory was cracked and needed to be replaced. eFireplaceStore offered an acceptable replacement. Delivery was prompt and the price was acceptable. Good experience.
    By Daniel from ME on May 12, 2017
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    They Weigh A Ton and Come on a Pallet
    Be prepared at delivery
    ProsCan be cut to size for the bottom of my fireplace
    ConsHeavy
    By Darryl from AK on February 21, 2017
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Excellent Quality, Fast Service
    I found the refractory panels to be of excellent quality and I received them quickly after ordering them. The website was easy to navigate and clear.
    By Kristin from Colorado Springs, CO on October 19, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Great Product
    Easy to cut and install. Looks really nice!
    By Linda from CRYSTAL RIVER on May 26, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Quality Refractory Panels, fast ship
    These panels were ordered to replace old cracked panels in a Majestic fireplace unit. They were shipped very quickly and came well packaged; wrapped in plastic and thick cardboard sheets between each one, strapped upright on a very sturdy pallet. Delivery personnel were very gracious to unload them from the tractor trailer (no loading deck). The panels are exactly as described and were expertly cut by my son using the old panels as a template and utilizing a grinder with a diamond disk. They fit perfectly into the fireplace and the entire thing looks like a new unit. No fire has been set in the fireplace as of yet but there are instructions for curing the panels and that needs to be done to insure good service from the panels.
    ProsExactly as described. Shipped quickly and securely. Cut to size easily using proper tools. Looks great in the fireplace.
    ConsNone so far
    By John from Martinsburg on March 22, 2016
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    without a flaw
    Everything about this purchase went without a flaw, from ordering to shipping, Even my contractor had no problems with it either. I would recommend this company and this product again.
    By Joseph Bachety from New York on October 15, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Fireplace refactory panel
    No problems with ordering or installatiion
    ProsEasily cut with proper tools, install was easy. Helpful instructions with curing walls before use
    Consnone
    By Stefan from Cape Cod on February 26, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Fireplace refractory panels
    Everything worked out great! Got the panels within one week from ordering, measured, cut and replaced with a help from a friend, and got brand new looking fireplace. Hargrow pannels seem much more durable and substantial then the original pannels I had in the fireplace. All in all, by going the self installing route I have saved 1K, and as a bonus, I had enough of the pannel material to refurbish the base.
    ConsThe panels are hard to cut and definitely require use of a protective glasses and a breathing mask. There is a tones of a fine cement dust, so cut away from the house.
    By Ernest from Jacksonville, Fl on February 19, 2015
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Perfect fit (with a little trimming)
    Our order arrived very quickly and the way they packaged the 2 panels there was little risk of shipping damage. The manufacturer of our fireplace insert went out of business years ago so after a few hours of research this product was the best/cheapest choice. Glad we went with this product and company, would highly recommend buying if you are in the market. Install is quite simple with even rudimentary skills. Be sure to follow the break in advice they have listed here for these panels.
    ProsPerfect fit for any insert (3 sides) Free shipping! Quick order processing and shipping. Excellent packing.
    ConsNot enough material for a bottom insert.
    By JLF from Jacksonville, FL on December 18, 2014
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    very easy to cut and install. It look very nice.
    I placed an order on Monday, I received my shipment on Wednesday. Very fast shipping very well packed. I have a very nice looking fireplace. The price is so much better than having it repaired or replaced. I LOVE IT.
    By Jack from Jacksonville, FL on December 4, 2014
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    went together easily
    My fireplace looks wonderful. The shipping was extremely fast, I ordered on a Monday an it was delivered on Wednesday the same week. I pulled out the broken panels piece them together and used them as a cutting template. Everything went together easily and very well.
    By Leslie from Menlo Park, CA on September 19, 2014
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Looks Great
    I needed to replace the bottom and rear firebrick liner or refractory on my old Temco Woodburning Fireplace.Temco no longer exists so I found this on line and ordered it. It arrived no problem and I hired a chimney cleaning company for $350 to install it as they had to cut the panels to fit my fireplace and its a messy job that I didn't want to deal with. I was a little worried that the panel would look different than the existing refractory but the approx. 2"x8" size of brick matched great and the cement grey color also worked well. I also was concerned about that the new panels may be too thick to fit in place of the old but the 3/4" fit perfectly. In fact these panels seem much stronger than the old. I am very happy with the outcome.
    By Beverly from Columbus Ohio on September 8, 2014
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    great looking panels and A+ on Customer Service
    I order these panels for a fireplace that is no longer made. I am flipping a house and did not want to put a new fire box in the brick panels were cracked I needed them quick for a closing within a week so I called them to see if I could get them quicker.....the guy called me back said I could have them Monday or Tuesday at the latest. Very nice to have great customer service on the phone. I would order this again!
    Prosquick and the panels look great
    Consnone
    By Kathy from mountains of N.C. on March 7, 2014
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Just What We Needed!
    We have a Marco fireplace, which is no longer in business, so finding firebrick panels we thought would be impossible. These worked perfectly! You get two panels, which we needed two, so one we used on the back (and have enough left to do a side if ever needed) and it pretty much took a full panel to do the bottom. They are fragile but we bought a blade for our SKIL saw to cut them. Had no problem or breakage. May seem a little $$$ but worth it. We use our fireplace daily during the Winter months. The panels aren't as thick as the Marco panels and they don't have the wire mesh embedded. We'll see how they hold up.
    ProsPrompt delivery. Packaging prevented any breakage. Easy to cut (with the right blade). Did the complete removal and install in 2 hours max. This store is very good with sending emails regarding information to let you know everything about their shipping, being prepared for delivery and how the panels are to be treated. That info is valuable.
    ConsThey're expensive and you can't buy just one.
    By Troy from Illinois on December 22, 2013
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Good Company
    Got my items and had no problems.
    By Jeff from Basking Ridge, New Jersey on March 11, 2013
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Great Customer Service
    First set I received was cracked, but had no hassle refusing. Company reshipped replacement set very quickly. VERY SATISFIED!!!!
    ProsHigh quality product.
    By Joel from Canyon Lake CA on November 13, 2012
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Replacement Fireplace liner
    As advertised. Showed up quick, cut to size, works great! Thanks
    By Rod from San Francisco on May 15, 2012
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Good Product
    Used to custom build a firebox, easy to cut with a diamond blade.
    By Shedman from Redwood City, CA on March 19, 2012
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Review
    Good
    By CT Dad from Central Connecticut on February 21, 2012
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    DIY refractory panels
    Panels were exactly as described. Shipping and delivery was quick. The freight company arrived when they said they would and the panels were very securely attached to a pallet. No damage at all during shipment. The panels were very easy to install...Just lay the old panel on top, trace the shape and cut with a circular saw with a masonry blade. I removed the old panels and had the new ones installed within about an hour. Just be sure to do your cutting outside away from the house. Like all masonry projects, there is a good deal of dust when you cut. I recommend the panels and this store to anyone looking to save some money and get a quality product.
    ProsQuality of product, fast delivery, great customer service
    ConsWould like more sizes, I had to buy 2 panels and had a good deal left over.
    By Oleg from Atlanta, GA on February 11, 2012
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Great customer service
    Purchased both panels, first of all - the best pricing, second - super fast shipping, great communication, customer service willing to go an extra step to make sure, you get a best service. Thank you. Very happy with the product.
    ProsQualitty, fast shippng, great service.
    ConsNothing.
    By John from Rolla, MO on February 7, 2012
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Hargrove Replacement Fireplace Refractory Panels
    The rear refractory panel in my zero-clearance fireplace sustained normal wear and tear damage due to years of fireplace use. After scouring the internet for a replacement panel for this particular fireplace, I discovered that the fireplace manufacturer of my fireplace had gone out a business. This is not uncommon for older fireplaces. I checked around in my town and couldn't find any fireplace store who had replacement panels. I asked the chimney sweep who cleans my chimney and he told me that needed to get replacement panels and that he would cut and install them for me. My fireplace has a back, two side, and a floor panel. Four total panels. I only had damage to the back panel. After surfing the internet I stumbled across what I thought was the best deal for these replacement panels at e-Fireplace Store.com. I sent them a few emails and made a call or two and decided that the best deal for me was to order their 24X40 set of 2 panels. I planned to have my chimney sweep guy cut what I needed for this job and save the leftovers for any future replacement. There's free shipping on the set of 2 panels, which is a "significant" savings on the cost. I ordered the panels and it took about 2-3 weeks to receive them. That seemed a bit long, but I suppose they make the panels once they're ordered. The panels arrived in an 18 wheeler truck, so plan to have an 18 wheeler in your driveway, or if that won't work as it didn't for me (I live very rural and up a long narrow driveway), be prepared to have the driver meet you somewhere, and bring your pickup truck. The panels were expertly packed on a pallet. As packed, they're pretty heavy. Be careful once they arrive because these panels are fragile. They will break. Take the damaged panels out of your fireplace and use them as your cutting template. The old panels are probably held in with clips. Mine were. It took my fireplace guy about 15 minutes to do the entire operation. He used a "diamond blade" on his saw to cut the panels. It worked good. Do NOT use a standard saw blade. Once installed, don't light a full fire to your fireplace. New panels must first cure and expand to the heat gently before they're completely ready for a fire. This takes about three hours. I used one of those match-lit logs you can buy at any Walmart. They don't produce extensive heat, they burn for about three hours, and they're easy to monitor. Once that part's complete, fire away. I'd also be careful not to over burn the first time. In other words, keep your wood OFF the panels and don't light a bonfire to your fireplace. All in all I'm very happy about these panels. The eFireplaceStore.com folks will replace them if they arrive damaged, and mine refract the heat as designed and has been durable up to now. We've been using the fireplace daily for about a month since we had the back panel installed, with no deficiencies noted. I suppose the only downside to buying refractory replacements is the cost. They're not inexpensive, but they're worth the expense if you rely on your fireplace to provide heat during the winter months. I rate eFireplaceStore.com and these panels with an "A" and would not hesitate to recommend this product to a friend. Good luck!
    ProsEase of cutting, the customer service I received from eFireplaceStore.com, free shipping
    ConsCost. Seems high when you compare it to buying a $250 TV. Go figure, but they're expensive everywhere.
    By larry cobb from katy, TX on December 9, 2011
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    replacement panel
    relatively easy installation with basic tools. much cheaper than local chimney repair supply houses. no complaints
    Proscost ease of cutting
    By Rick from Denton , Tx on November 25, 2011
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Great value, great service
    I had 2 bad panels so I opted for the set of 2 24 x 40 panels. To my surprise they were shipped by truck and not FedEx or UPS. The way they were wrapped and palleted made it so that nothing could be stacked on top of them so damage is almost impossible. The trucking service called my cell phone to let me know they were coming. "A WEEK EARLIER THAN ESTIMATED" which was fantastic. And to top it all off. I got 3 panels cut out of the 2 pieces,both sides and a back . And still have enough left over to make 1 more if anything happens.I priced in stores and they are really expensive so if you don't mind cutting them you save a lot.
    ProsEasy to cut "if you don't mind spending $24.00 on a diamond blade. $300.00 cheaper than buying precut. Trucked instead of using OOPS or FEDERAL DISTRESS. Plenty of product to do the job right.
    ConsNOTHING
    By Mike Litz from Largo Florida on October 22, 2011
    I would recommend this item to a friend.
    Replacement Panels
    I bought two panels to replace my old fire place with. The panels where easy to cut down to the proper size with a concrete metal saw blade. make sure you wear a dust mask. ran it 3 times now and no cracks
    Proseasy to cut down to sizes
    Consshipping to longer then I hoped
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