Collection: Fireplace Guards

Fireplace Guards Collection

Promote safety and coziness with our Fireplace Guards Collection. Our range is a carefully curated lineup of fireplace guards, including extendable fire guards, specifically designed to provide peace of mind without compromising on style. Created for families and individuals who appreciate the comforting ambiance of a fireplace but prioritise safety, our collection demonstrates our commitment to quality, thoughtful design, and home security.


Do fire guards stop heat?

Fire guards do not stop heat entirely but can affect how heat is distributed in a room. They are primarily designed to enhance safety by preventing sparks and embers from escaping the fireplace and to keep children and pets at a safe distance. However, while fire guards generally allow heat to pass through, their structure and material—often metal mesh or solid metal—can sometimes slightly obstruct the direct flow of heat. This means the intense heat from the fire is moderated somewhat, but warmth still circulates into the room. For those looking to maximize heat output while still using a fire guard, choosing one with a finer mesh or more open design may help minimize heat loss.

How far should a fire guard be from a fireplace?

The ideal distance between a fire guard and a fireplace depends on the type of fireplace and the size of the fire guard, but a general rule of thumb is to place the fire guard at least a few inches away from the fireplace. This spacing ensures that the fire guard effectively blocks any sparks or embers from escaping into the room while allowing enough air circulation to maintain a healthy fire. For wood-burning fireplaces, it's advisable to keep the fire guard about 12 to 16 inches away from the hearth to provide a safe barrier that can also accommodate larger logs and more vigorous fires. For gas or electric fireplaces, which typically do not emit sparks, the guard can be placed closer, around 6 to 12 inches away, to prevent accidental contact with the hot surface. Always check the manufacturer’s recommendations for specific guidelines related to your fireplace model and fire guard type.