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Single-panel fireplace screens offer clean lines and great protection against flying sparks and embers that can pop out of your fireplace opening. Single-panel screens are also great because they fit flush against the fireplace opening and there are no lines to block the viewing area of the fireplace, which means that you and your family can enjoy an unobstructed view of your fire with the safety of a screen.

Freestanding single-panel flat fireplace screens are a great hearth protector because they guard against sparks and embers that can fly from the fire

Freestanding single-panel flat fireplace screens are an excellent choice for those seeking both functionality and aesthetic appeal. These screens are designed to stand independently in front of the fireplace, providing a robust barrier against errant sparks and embers. The screens also help to keep curious pets and children away from the fire.

Their flat design ensures they fit snugly against the hearth, reducing the risk of any stray sparks or embers escaping. Fitting flush against the fireplace opening makes them particularly effective for open fireplaces where the risk of sparks flying out is higher.

Constructed from a variety of materials, including wrought iron and steel, these screens are both durable and stylish. They come in a range of designs allowing you to find one that complements your home decor.

  • Ease of installation: Freestanding screens require no installation - simply place them in front of your fireplace. Some will sit flush against the fireplace opening
  • Visibility: Their single-panel design offers a clear, unobstructed view of the fire. The fine mesh screen disappears into the fireplace so only the fire itself can be noticed
  • Portability: Being freestanding, they can be easily moved or removed as needed

Single-panel Fire Screens are built from heavy-duty metal frames and durable woven wire mesh screen material

Single Panel Fire Screens are built to last, making use of heavy-duty metal frames for increased stability and resilience. The material of choice for these frames often includes wrought iron or steel, both of which are known for their strength and longevity. The screen material is a durable woven wire mesh that allows for a clear view of the fire while effectively blocking stray sparks and embers.

The construction process of these screens involves meticulous craftsmanship. The metal frames are usually handcrafted, ensuring each screen is unique and of high quality. The wire mesh is then accurately woven and securely attached to the frame. This results in a robust and reliable fire screen that not only serves its functional purposes but also adds a touch of elegance to your fireplace.

The combination of the heavy-duty frame and mesh screen material also contributes to the ease of cleaning and maintenance of these screens. Most of them can be easily wiped clean with a dry cloth, making them a convenient option for those seeking to minimize maintenance efforts.

When considering a freestanding single-panel flat fireplace screen, it's crucial to measure your fireplace opening to ensure a proper fit. You should also consider the screen's weight for easy maneuverability and the presence of handles for safer handling.

Single-panel screens have options for indoor fireplaces as well as outdoor fireplaces and have a variety of styles from modern to rustic and there are options for luxury screens that are more ornate

Single-panel screens are versatile to suit both indoor and outdoor fireplaces. The indoor model options are perfect for traditional fireplaces, providing a clear view of the fire while ensuring safety. For outdoor fireplaces, these screens are designed to withstand harsh weather conditions while maintaining their aesthetic appeal.

The screens come in a variety of styles, catering to different tastes and interior designs. For a modern look, you can choose screens with sleek lines and minimalist designs. Rustic screens, on the other hand, are perfect for achieving a cozy, middle-of-the-country-style ambiance.

For those seeking an extra touch of sophistication, the luxury screens are more ornate, featuring intricate designs and details. These screens can enhance the fireplace as a focal point, adding a touch of elegance to the space. Regardless of your style preference, Single-panel screens offer a wide range of options to complement your fireplace and overall home decor.

Custom fireplace screens can also be ordered for those fireplaces with a unique size and shape and for those customers who want their own one-of-a-kind look

For homeowners with uniquely sized or shaped fireplaces, custom fireplace screens are the solution. These pieces are made-to-order, ensuring a perfect fit for any fireplace. They're not just functional but also allow customers to express their personal style.

You can decide on every detail, from the size and shape to the type of material used, and even the finish. Some common materials include iron, steel, and glass. Finishes can range from rustic to polished, depending on your preference. Options also extend to the type of screen. Whether you prefer single-panel screens, multi-panel, or fire screens with doors, custom orders can accommodate your needs.

Additionally, custom fireplace screens can feature decorative elements, such as intricate scrollwork, nature-inspired motifs, or even personalized designs like your initials.

To order a custom fireplace screen, you'll need to provide accurate measurements of your fireplace. This ensures the screen fits perfectly and functions as intended. Once the specifications are set, the crafting process begins, resulting in a truly one-of-a-kind piece.

Contact our Customer Service Team today if you have questions or want to order a Custom Fireplace Screen. They are available toll-free by calling 1-866-667-8454.

FAQ - Fireplace Screens Single Panel

What size fireplace screen do I need?

The fireplace screen should completely cover the fireplace opening, with an overhang on all sides. You want the fireplace screen to be between 1 inch and 3 inches taller than the fireplace opening to ensure sparks don't fly over the screen.

For a single-panel fireplace screen, you want the width of the screen to overhang each side of your fireplace opening by 1 to 3 inches. So if you have a 30-inch wide opening, you will want your fireplace screen to be between 32 inches and 36 inches wide.

How should a fireplace screen fit?

The fit of a fireplace screen will depend on what type of fireplace screen you purchase. There are models that require an inside fit and there are models that are designed to sit on the outside of the fireplace opening. When fitting a fireplace screen, the size and type of your fireplace play crucial roles. For fireplaces with an external fit, the screen should overlap the bricks by 1 to 3 inches on each side and should be taller than the fireplace opening. Screens for internal fit should have their edges inside the fireplace, wrapping around the fire while matching the fireplace's height.

If your fireplace has a unique size, you might consider a custom-made screen that fits perfectly while providing the necessary spark protection.

What's the purpose of a fireplace screen?

The main function of a fireplace screen is to provide a safety barrier between your fireplace and your home and family. A properly sized fireplace screen can protect the hearth area and home from sparks or flying embers that can pop out of a burning wood fire. If a screen is not in place, these sparks and embers can cause burn and scorch marks on the walls, floor, and decorative items near the hearth. These embers can even start a fire that if left unattended can spread throughout the home.

Fireplace screens are even recommended for gas-burning fireplaces. Although there is no risk of sparks and embers from most gas burners, the screens help keep pets, children, and family members away from the burner of the fireplace.

Can I replace the screen on my fireplace or do I need to hire a professional?

Installing and replacing a fireplace screen is a DIY-friendly project. It is a project that a lot of homeowners feel comfortable doing themselves. There are two things to keep in mind when performing an install. The first is making sure that you measure your fireplace opening correctly so you get a properly sized fireplace screen. The second concern is the weight of the fireplace screen. They can sometimes require two people to lift and maneuver through the home.

Freestanding fireplace screens usually require very little assembly and usually only need a couple of tools to place an anchor. 

Where to buy fireplace screens near me?

Northline Express offers a wide variety of fireplace screens and can deliver quickly and conveniently to your home or office. Check out our different Fireplace Screen options:

Where can I go to learn more about Fireplace Screens and other heating products?

Check out the Northline Express Resource Center for a large selection of helpful articles on a variety of projects. We also have the Northline Express YouTube Page that features product demonstrations, reviews, and how-to videos.

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