Combine Function and Design to
Add Personality to Every Room
Choose the Style That's Right
Standing boldly in front of the firebox, fireplace
screens are one of the best ways to express your
personal style. Both functional and decorative, with
hundred of choices available, it is easy to find a fireplace
screen that perfectly matches your design goal.
Reason For Fireplace ScreensThe purpose
of a fireplace screen is two-fold, first allowing heat to
circulate throughout the room, and second, providing safety,
protecting hearth and home from flying sparks or hot ashes
emitted by crackling logs. Make sure that you buy a
sufficiently sized screen to fulfill this purpose.
The Right Fireplace ScreenOne of the
primary ways to determine what style of screen works for your
room is choosing the number of panels you like. Choices
range from single panel screens to three, four, or
five vertical panel designs. Some versions also
offer horizontal schemes, with a hinged top panel for
Whether a fire is burning or not, fire screens
have a huge decorative presence in any room. Traditional
screens remain constructed of wrought iron, and come in basic
black or glazed with a variety of colors. The screens
inside the frame can be sheer or decorated with wrought iron
Brass fireplace screens add an elegant touch,
as the golden touch compliments the hues of the flames.
Complete the look with a brass tool set and andirons.
Clear glass screens enable everyone to savor
the flickering blaze and glowing logs. For extra fun, add
a few crystals to change the colors of the flames.
Stained glass fireplace screens are enormously
popular because of the extra color and beauty they offer,
especially when backlit by a roaring fire. (Use a
fireplace candelabra to generate the same beautiful look during
warmer months.) Designs include elegant floral or
Tiffany-styled patterns, mountain or country scenes, and even
logos of professional and college sports teams.
FireplaceScreens.com – This company offers almost every type of
screen available, including iron, brass, and glass fire
place screens in all sizes and panel options. Their
stunning stained glass fireplace screens are made of
tempered glass, enabling owners to safely enjoy a fire
behind the screen. Save
$15 off any $150 purchase with code KC-6983.
Home of Décor – Has a huge selection of
nearly 300 screens, including both single and multi-panel
screens, antique styles, bowed screens, stained glass screens
and fan-shaped screens.