Different Ways to Screen a Fireplace

Fireplace screens have been around for a long time.  One of the first purposes of a fire screen was to keep the intense heat of the fire away from people sitting nearby.  This was during a time when many homes were heated by fire, which meant the fire was built to burn hot to heat the entire home, making it too hot for those sitting by the fire.  Now, fireplace screens are used for the pure joy of decoration, to protect children and pets, or to make wood burning fires safer.

Decoration

Maybe the fireplace is more for decoration than for practical heating. Maybe the fireplace looks like an unattractive dark hole in the middle of the room during the summer or other times it is not in use.  In this case, a decorative fire screen may be the answer.  Just about anything, you can imagine, or any décor style