Screening the Hearth
Find a well-made screen that fits your fireplace, suits your décor and keeps sparks at bay
If you have a fireplace, you probably need a fire screen—even if you don’t light fires. A well-made, well-fitted screen keeps sparks and embers where they belong, of course, but it also completes the look of the hearth. Not all screens are created equal, though, so author Mary Forsell surveys the field and speaks with experts to help you find a screen in keeping with the style and sensibility of your home.