A custom fireplace is some of the most useful and beautiful fireplace accessories available and can often include fire tools such as poker, clamps, and clamps as part of a flame screen design. Fireplaces are very often the focal point of every room decorated and the soft warmth of the fireplace, the light flickering, and the aromatic smoke are part of the attraction. However, fireplace firewood is also an open firehouse and certain precautions are needed to keep the sparks contained in the fireplace and to keep the young fingers and curious pets safe away from the heat.
Custom fireplace it can serve as a fire retainer for wood-fired fireplaces and as decorative items or they can help protect the floor area of the fireplace from the swirling logs as the fire burns wood piles in the case of a stronger type of screen. Most screens are made of metal like brass or more commonly wrought iron or steel. Since the fireplace screen is subject to the full heat of the fireplace, they must be made of durable material. Perhaps the most common type of fireplace screen is a spark arrestor mesh made of interconnected chains, hung from a rod hanging on the threshold inside a fireplace.
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The screen can be pulled shut like a curtain when needed or opened when the fireplace is not in use. While this screen will not stop rolling logs they will protect the area outside the fireplace from the sparks of emerging wooden sap. One of the biggest advantages of mesh screens is that they do not require extra space or braces and do not go beyond the facade of the fireplace. Other very common custom fireplace types are made of iron, brass or steel and mounts in front of or in a free-standing fireplace in front of the firebox. This fireplace can be a simple flat screen, probably standing freely on the brackets and can be a more common three-sided screen. The three-sided screen has a central part that extends wide from the fireplace.