A fireplace screens is a staple of nearly every chimney today. The mesh panels serve multiple purposes, to keep children and pets away from sources to improve the appearance of your fireplace. But, if the screen is rusty, deformed or difficult to open or close, then it’s time to replace the screen fireplace.
Education to replace fireplace screens: remove the rod that keeps the screen from the chimney. Screws hold most of the rods in place. Slide the screen from the stem. Stretch the screen of the fireplace and lay it on a flat surface. Measure the height and width of the screen current fireplace. Be sure to measure the height of the screen only. Do not include rings hanging in the measurement.
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Buy a replacement of the screen based on the size of the current screen. Make sure that the rings hanging are included with the new screen and the purchase of new rings, if necessary. Finally, to replace fireplace screens, remove rust on the barrel with sandpaper. Spray the auction with cooking oil to keep rust from forming. Slide the new screen on the rod. Replace the rod on the chimney.