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Black Fireplace Mesh Curtain Sets - 1/4" Weave | For Openings 30" To 40" Wide

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Enhance the safety and aesthetics of your fireplace with our 24" Wide Black Panels 1/4" Weave Fireplace Mesh Screen Sets - perfect for fireplaces up to 40” in width. Our Standard Replacement Firescreens combine spark protection with elegant design, featuring high-quality satin black 1/4”- 19" Ga. steel mesh in 24” wide panels, complete with rings and black coil tassel pulls. Sold in pairs, these screens are a convenient solution to replace rusty, unsightly, or difficult-to-move existing screens.

At Fireplace Doors Online, we prioritize durability and longevity. Our screens are crafted with rust-inhibiting black enamel and properly cured to withstand high temperatures and humidity. Each package includes two 24-inch wide panels, providing an attractive natural drape effect for most fireplaces, glass doors, and inserts. Standard screen sizes range from 16 inches to 36 inches tall, and custom options are available for larger fireplaces.

The kit comprises two 24-inch wide screens, 1/2-inch hanging rings (not included in the height listed), and two matching cool grip screen pulls. The spark protection features 1/4” 19 Ga. steel mesh, offering reliable defense against sparks and embers. The black 1/4" weave mesh curtains, constructed from durable steel, are corrosion-resistant for long-lasting protection.

If your existing fireplace mesh curtain is damaged or if you wish to add safety mesh to an existing door, our custom fireplace screens are an affordable and practical choice. Each set includes two 24-inch wide curtains with rings for easy installation on a mesh curtain rod.


  • Material: 19 Gauge Wire
  • Weave: 1/4 Inch
  • Finish Color: Satin Black Powder Coated
  • Number Of Panels: 2
  • Width: 24 Inches Each
  • Available Length: 13" to 36" plus 1/2" - Plus 1/2" For The Hanger Rings
  • Fireplace Opening Width: 30" To 40"
  • Hanger Ring Size: 1/2 Inch
  • Curtain Pulls: 2 In Black
  • USA Made



Ensure your fireplace's safety and upgrade its aesthetic appeal with our reliable and stylish 24" Wide Black Panels 1/4" Weave Fireplace Mesh Screen Sets. At Fireplace Doors Online, we are committed to providing high-quality products that stand the test of time.


How to Measure, Install, and FAQs for Fireplace Mesh Curtains

Measuring for a Fireplace Mesh Curtain:

Height Measurement for Existing Mesh:

How To Measure Existing Mesh Height

  1. If you're satisfied with the dimensions of your existing screen, simply measure both its height and width, including any hanger rings, and then place an order for a screen with the same height.
  2. Measure the overall height of your existing mesh curtain, including the hanger rings. (TOTAL MESH HEIGHT)
  3. Choose the measurement nearest to your existing mesh screen from the menu above.

For Mesh Screen with Rod Installed:
How To Measure For Mesh Screen with Rod Installed:

  1. Measure from your fireplace floor to the top of the rod. This gives you the overall length of the new mesh curtain with the 1/2" hanger rings.
  2. Allow for about 1/2" clearance to prevent dragging along the fireplace floor.

For Mesh Screen with No Rod Installed:

How To Measure For Mesh Screen with No Rod Installed

  1. Measure from your fireplace floor to the firebox ceiling or lintel iron, deducting 1".
  2. This should give you the overall height for the new screen.
  3. Allow about 1/2" clearance to prevent dragging along the fireplace floor.

For Mesh That Hides Behind A Valance:

How To Measure For A Mesh That Hinds Behind A Valance

A Step-by-Step Guide on How to Replace Your Fireplace Screen Curtain

Introduction: The fireplace screen curtain is a vital element in safeguarding your fireplace and home from potential damage caused by various factors. In addition to shielding the fireplace from children, pets, and accidental collisions, it serves as a protective barrier, preventing the escape of fire and the entry of flammable items from the surroundings. This step-by-step guide will assist you in efficiently replacing your fireplace screen curtain, ensuring both safety and functionality.

Step 1 — Remove the Existing Screen:

  • Before installing the new screen, remove the old, broken, or worn-out curtain to ensure a seamless replacement. Many prefer purchasing the new screen after removal to guarantee accurate sizing. Locate the screws on the top, bottom, and sides of the existing screen that secure it in place. Determine whether these screws are attached to the side or front of the brick fireplace. Carefully use a drill or screwdriver to unscrew and remove them. Gently pull the screen away and upward to avoid scratching the fireplace brick.

Step 2 — Select a Screen and Test for Fit:

  • Opt for a new screen with the same design as the old one for a hassle-free installation. Common designs include screens secured by hand screws on the sides of the fireplace or screws directly into the front. Note the measurements of the existing screen and bring them when purchasing a replacement. Test the new screen for fit by placing it over the fireplace.

Step 3 — Install the Support Screws:

  • Commencing from the outside of the fireplace, install screws to support the new screen. If the screws fit existing holes, use a screwdriver to secure them. If the screw format differs, utilize a power drill with the appropriate concrete bit to drill holes where needed. Mark drilling locations on the brick using chalk.

Ensure the screws are tightly secured, providing stability to the screen. Test the screen to confirm its stability, making sure it won't fall if bumped or struck by an external object before leaving it in place.

By following these step-by-step instructions, you can efficiently replace your fireplace screen curtain, enhancing both the safety and aesthetic appeal of your home. This project ensures your fireplace remains a secure and enjoyable focal point in your living space.

Selecting the correct Mesh Curtain Rod:

  • When selecting a mesh curtain rod for a fireplace, the choice between a straight, angled, or bypass design depends on the specific needs of your fireplace opening and how you want the mesh curtain to function. Here's a breakdown of each type and their ideal use cases:

1. Straight Mesh Curtain Rod:

  • How It Works: A straight rod extends horizontally across the top of the fireplace opening, allowing the mesh curtain to hang down in a straight line.
  • Ideal Use: Best suited for standard, flat fireplace openings where the curtain needs to cover the opening directly in front without any obstruction. It provides a simple, clean look and is easy to install and operate.

2. Angled Mesh Curtain Rod:

  • How It Works: Angled rods are designed to fit fireplace openings that are not perfectly square or rectangular, having corners or edges that might not be at 90-degree angles. The rod can be bent or adjusted to match the specific angle of the fireplace opening.
  • Ideal Use: Perfect for custom or non-standard fireplace shapes where a straight rod would not align properly with the opening. This allows the mesh curtain to fully cover uneven edges or angled sides, ensuring full coverage and protection.

3. Bypass Mesh Curtain Rod:

  • How It Works: Bypass rods allow for two mesh curtains to overlap and slide past each other, typically using two parallel rods or a double-track system. This design enables easy opening and closing of the curtains, similar to how a curtain on a window might work.
  • Ideal Use: Ideal for larger fireplace openings or for those who prefer the flexibility of partially opening the mesh without exposing the entire fireplace. This is also beneficial when you need to access the fire without moving the entire curtain aside, providing both convenience and safety.

When choosing between these rod types, consider the shape and size of your fireplace opening, the level of customization needed, and how you intend to use the mesh curtain. Each rod type offers different benefits, so selecting the one that best fits your fireplace's requirements and your personal preferences is key to achieving both functionality and aesthetic appeal

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: Can I replace my existing mesh curtain with a custom one?
A: Yes, you can. Measure your existing curtain and choose a custom size that closely matches the dimensions.

Q: How do I clean my fireplace mesh curtain?
A: Use a soft brush or vacuum to remove dust and debris. For stubborn stains, a mild detergent solution and a soft cloth can be used.

Q: Can I add a mesh curtain to my glass fireplace doors?
A: Yes, you can. Measure the opening and choose a mesh curtain that complements your glass doors. Ensure proper installation for both elements.

Q: Is professional installation recommended?
A: While many homeowners install mesh curtains themselves, professional installation can ensure optimal safety and functionality. Follow instructions carefully if installing independently.

Q: How often should I replace my mesh curtain?
A: Mesh curtains typically last for several years. Replace yours if it shows signs of wear, tear, or rust. Regular inspection is recommended.

Remember, proper installation and maintenance of your fireplace mesh curtain contribute to both safety and aesthetic appeal. Always refer to the manufacturer's instructions for specific details related to your curtain.

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Hi, can you explain how/why I would choose a straight, angled or bypass rod? I have a 36" wide opening.

Asked by Steve | 03-09-2024, 11:42 AM | 1 answer(s)
Last updated on March 10th 2024.



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