If you are lucky enough to have a beautiful fireplace in your home, you will probably know about keeping it closed off with a fireplace screen. Fireplace screens come in a variety of different styles, finishes, and features. They are also useful if you have children or pets that may try to get in a dirty fireplace. It also helps to keep out bats and other pests that may come down the chimney into your home. Depending on your personal style and taste, the fireplace screen you choose may blend well with your other décor.
Fireplace screens come in single, 3 panel or 4 panel screens. Each one has a different style that may or may not fit into your decorate room vision. Below you will see some of the most popular types of fireplace screens:
Fireplace screens come in numerous styles to match each individual’s personal taste. The 4 most common types of styles are traditional, contemporary, and ornate. Traditional fireplace screens are simpler with some beautiful basic detailing. Screen detailing can range from metal diamond designs, floral, and basic shapes that make up the center section of screen.
Contemporary fireplace screens are simple, yet elegant and look great in any room. These may have black or colored detailing or just be plain and do its job. Ornate fireplace screens are more flashy and decorative.
All the above types of fireplace screen styles can have a variety of different finishes. These finishes allow the owner to match it with other décor in the room. Basic types of finish to choose from when purchasing a fireplace screen are as follows: black, bronze, copper, silver, pewter, gold, brass, or multicolored.
Screens for a fireplace can contain different features to make them unique and beautiful. Some of the most popular features often seen on fireplace screens are those that are curved or bowed and screens that contain doors. Curved fireplace screens allow the screen to fit nicely around the opening of the fireplace verses a screen that simply goes straight across. Fireplace screens that contain doors are used for people who often use the fireplace. The doors allow the owner to easily access the fireplace to clean or replace wood.
Fireplace screens can be made from many different materials. Some are sturdier and last longer than others. It’s important to do your research prior to purchasing a fireplace screen in order to get a quality piece. Some of the most common materials that you see in fireplace screens are iron, steel, wrought iron, stained glass, brass, aluminum, and wood.
Having a fireplace screen in front of an elegant fireplace can really make it stand out. Allow your fireplace to take it’s place as the center piece of your room by adding a gorgeous screen with plenty of decorative décor and uniqueness.