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25" x 11" Essential Welded Prefab Steel Grate With 8 Bars 1/2" Thick

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The 25-inch 8 Bars Essential welded steel zero clearance grate is fabricated here in the USA to fit prefab fireplaces. The wood fireplace grate has a depth of 11" and a clearance of 3". Plenty of room to install a log lighter to start your wood fire with ease. Made from 1/2" thick bar stock and welded on the diagonal. This is done for a better heat dissipation and to ensure your fire will start easier by providing adequate ventilation.


  • Material: 1/2" Bar Stock Steel
  • Front Width: 25"   
  • Back Width: 21"
  • Depth: 11"    
  • Bars: 6
  • Center Legs: YES
  • Leg Height: 6"
  • Weight: 10 lbs


NOTES: Do Not Use In Wood Stoves, Wood Stove Inserts, or Outdoors

A Warm Welcome: Choosing the Right Fireplace Grates for Your Home

A fireplace serves as the heart of many homes, providing warmth, ambiance, and a focal point for gatherings. One key element that contributes to the efficiency and aesthetic appeal of a fireplace is the grate. Fireplace grates play a crucial role in ensuring proper airflow, enhancing the burning process, and protecting the fireplace floor. With various options available, choosing the right fireplace grate for your home requires careful consideration. In this guide, we'll explore the factors to keep in mind to help you make an informed decision.

Material Matters:

Fireplace grates are commonly made from cast iron, steel, or stainless steel. Each material has its own set of advantages and considerations. Cast iron grates are durable and excellent at retaining heat, while steel grates are lighter and may be more affordable. Stainless steel grates offer corrosion resistance and a modern aesthetic. Consider your preferences, budget, and maintenance requirements when selecting the material.

Size and Fit:

Choosing the right size for your fireplace grate is crucial for optimal performance. Measure the dimensions of your fireplace carefully, ensuring that the grate fits snugly within the space. A properly sized grate promotes efficient burning and allows for adequate airflow. Too large of a grate may obstruct proper ventilation, while one that is too small may not support a sufficient amount of firewood.

Style and Design:

Fireplace grates come in various styles and designs to complement different home aesthetics. Traditional designs often feature ornate detailing, while contemporary options may have sleek, minimalist lines. Consider the overall style of your home and fireplace when selecting a grate to ensure a cohesive look. Additionally, some grates come with decorative elements such as finials or twisted bars, adding a touch of elegance to your fireplace.

Bar Shape and Spacing:

The design of the bars on the grate significantly influences the burning process. V-bar grates, with a V-shaped profile, are effective at holding logs in place and promoting airflow. Tapered grates have bars that converge towards the back, providing stability for logs and directing ash toward the fireplace opening. Pay attention to the spacing between the bars as well; an appropriate gap ensures proper ventilation and combustion.

Ash Pan or Basket:

Some fireplace grates come with integrated ash pans or baskets, simplifying the cleaning process. An ash pan collects ash and debris, making it easier to dispose of and maintain a clean fireplace. Consider whether the convenience of an ash pan aligns with your preferences and lifestyle.

Consideration for Fireplace Type:

Different types of fireplaces, such as wood-burning, gas, or electric, may require specific types of grates. For wood-burning fireplaces, robust and heat-resistant grates are essential, while gas fireplaces may benefit from grates designed to enhance the appearance of artificial logs. Make sure to choose a grate that is compatible with your fireplace type.


Selecting the right fireplace grate is a decision that involves a combination of practicality and aesthetics. By considering factors such as material, size, style, bar shape, and additional features, you can find a grate that not only enhances the functionality of your fireplace but also complements the overall design of your home. Take the time to explore the options available, and you'll be on your way to enjoying cozy fires in a well-appointed and efficient fireplace.

Manufacturer's Warranty

Limited 5 Year Warranty

Warrantied Products: Fireplace Doors, Heating Solutions, Freestanding Screens, Hanging Mesh Kits, Toolsets, Hearth Centers, Log Rings & Holders, Firepits, Wood Racks, and Fireplace Hoods.

Manufacturer hereby warrants these products to be free from defects in materials and/or workmanship, for the period of time and under the conditions described in each section below, subject to the limitations listed below (see section 2).

1. Limited Warranties
     1a. Manufacturer warrants the metal/steel materials and the applied finish of this product, to be free from defects in materials and/or workmanship, for a period of five (5) years, subject to the limitations outlined below (see section 2). Color finishes may vary slightly in shade and are not guaranteed to perfectly match or coordinate. Finishes deemed to be significantly varied may be re-finished solely at Manufacturers option and discretion.
    1b. Manufacturer warrants any glass materials of this product to be free from defects in materials and/or workmanship, for a period of one (1) year, subject to the limitations outlined below (see section 2).
   1c. Manufacturer warrants any electrical components of this product to be free from defects in materials and/or workmanship, for a period of one (1) year, subject to the following limitations, and those outlined below (see section 2). Exposing this product to flames and/or heat without engaging the blower unit will void your warranty.

2. Limitations
    2a .The repair or replacement of parts, or the performance of service under this warranty, does not extend the life of this warranty beyond its original expiration date.
   2b. This warranty is non-transferable and is offered exclusively for the benefit of the original purchaser, beginning on the original date of retail sale.
   2c. Manufacturer does not warrant this product against the following: 1. Damage occurring during transportation or installation, damage resulting from improper installation, accident, alteration, or mis-use. 2. Discoloration of finish, distortion of metal parts, and or/glass breakage due to high heat.
   2d. Manufacturer is not responsible for any additional charges that may occur during the warranty process, nor are they responsible for any travel, labor, or installation expenses.

3. Warranty Process
    If, during the given warranty periods, a product covered under this warranty proves to be defective in material or workmanship, a claim for warranty service should be made through your authorized Manufacturer Dealer. Proof of purchase will be required. The authorized dealer will contact Manufacturer to procure replacement parts and/or if additional service is deemed necessary. Manufacturer reserves the right to choose at its option, the best method of repair or replacement, for any warrantied part or product.

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Last updated on April 7th 2024.



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