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    Fireplace Hoods and Heat Deflectors

    Minimize the damage from excessive heat from your fireplace with one of the many practical fireplace hoods from eFireplaceStore. Your fireplace is an important part of your home and a fireplace hood heat deflector will reduce the heat rising to your decorative mantel, keeping your hearth appealing. One of our most popular is a universal style that fits most masonry fireplaces, the Elite Square End Fireplace Hood - 36 Inch x 2 Inch, which comes in several finishes to match your home while it protects it! No matter what kind of heat deflector for fireplace, eFireplaceStore has the best selection and prices, with all orders over $99 shipping free!
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    20 Questions & 20 Answers
    Carolyn M
    from Warsaw, IN asked:
    January 3, 2018
    Do you make a 39" X 6" masonry mount fireplace hood that is not adjustable?
    1 Answer
    No we do not.
    Owen
    on January 3, 2018

    Gloria J
    from pikeville ky asked:
    January 2, 2018
    I have a 49 inch screen with ventless logs which is the best deflector for this size? My mantel gets way too hot and I have to turn off logs
    1 Answer
    The closest hood I would have would be the Elite Adjustable 6 Inch Fireplace Hood with Surface Mount.
    Brennan W.
    on January 2, 2018

    James
    from Winston Salem, NC asked:
    December 11, 2017
    Need a 36" by 6" wide black hood
    1 Answer
    You could use this Lintel mounted Hood
    Owen
    on December 11, 2017

    Murrell J
    from Murfreesboro, TN asked:
    December 7, 2017
    Don't want to drill holes etc....is there any such thing as a magnetic fireplace hood heat deflector?
    1 Answer
    Unfortunately, we do not carry any hoods that don't require drilling.
    Brennan W.
    on December 7, 2017

    William
    from Harrisburg, Arkansas asked:
    December 30, 2016
    We ordered a superior fireplace #WCT2036WS, and in the installation instructions it says we must install a hood when using an unvented gas log set. We were sent an IHP brand #GA6050(F1764) adjustable hood. The instructions say you cannot install the hood over or above the louvers in the fireplace you must install the hood under the louvers. This is impossible because it puts the hood in the opening of the fireplace and will make using the glass doors we ordered impossible.
    1 Answer
    The reasoning for this is because operation of a gas log set requires that any optional doors be removed or left in the fully open position while the fire is burning. The mesh pull screen must remain in the fully closed position.
    Will M.
    on January 2, 2017

    Marjorie Schumann
    from IN asked:
    December 10, 2016
    Do the hoods make a difference in dispersing the heat around the room?
    1 Answer
    They do not. The purpose of a hood is to deflect heat around a mantel shelf or combustible material above the fireplace that is becoming too hot.
    eFireplaceStore
    on December 12, 2016

    Clyde Roberts
    from Powell, TN asked:
    December 9, 2016
    Do you have a 48 inch by 6 inch in polished brass or black?
    1 Answer
    Unfortunately, we do not.
    Brennan W.
    on December 9, 2016

    Randal
    from Hampton, GA asked:
    December 9, 2016
    I have an outdoor stacked stone fireplace with gas logs and with a 44 inch wide opening. I'm attempting to protect my TV that is mounted, above. I'm looking at your 6 inch deep hoods, but I'm not sure which one to get and what type of mount (i.e., surface vs lintel).
    1 Answer
    Unfortunately, we do not carry a hood that is rated for use outdoors. This is something you will want to have fabricated from stainless steel.
    Brennan W.
    on December 9, 2016

    Bob
    from Flora, Il asked:
    October 31, 2016
    Can a custom made hood be ordered?
    1 Answer
    Absolutely.
    Will M.
    on November 1, 2016

    Delores
    from Rockingham, NC asked:
    October 12, 2016
    I need a fireplace hood to fit over a 43 1/2 " gunmetal cabinet style fireplace with smoke tempered glass doors.
    1 Answer
    Brennan W.
    on October 12, 2016

    Vince
    from Vero, FL asked:
    February 9, 2016
    I have a 42" gas vent free Astria firebox with a 24" Peterson log set.. I've noticed that there is a great deal of heat which is starting to discolor the wooden mantel shelf which protrudes 12" from the wall. The mantel shelf is 20" from the top of the opening. I'm going to purchase a hood to mitigate the heat affecting the mantle shelf. Should I purchase a 4" or 6" hood?
    1 Answer
    Because of the relatively close proximity to the mantel, the 6 inch deflector hood will be the better choice for the maximum amount of protection. This should help to roll heat further away from the shelf and prevent the discoloration you are experiencing.
    eFireplaceStore
    on February 9, 2016

    John
    from Cincinnati, OH asked:
    November 23, 2015
    Does the 4" Elite adjustable fireplace hood have slots for the surface mounts which allow the hood to slide over the screws or just holes which need to be screwed in?
    1 Answer
    Surface mount hoods require that you measure and mark out the mounting points on your brick that correspond to the holes in the back of the hood. You must then drill into the brick and install the anchors and screws used to hang the hood. The hood will then drop on to the screw heads.
    Will M.
    on November 24, 2015

    Patrick
    from Somers, CT asked:
    November 18, 2015
    I need a flat black 6 inch straight rollout smoke preventer. It might be called a hood. My last one was expandable and had a torsion spring in the back to hold it in place and it also came with caulk. Do you have something like this?
    1 Answer
    The product you are looking for is the SmokeGuard 6 in. Smoke Rollout Eliminator in Black. This product attaches the same way and includes the adhesive needed.
    eFireplaceStore
    on November 18, 2015

    Murrell
    from Murfreesboro, TN asked:
    November 27, 2014
    How do you affix your hoods onto a fireplace?
    1 Answer
    We carry several fireplace hoods, and most are model-specific and simply fit into the place where designed on the face of the firebox above the opening. Our universal hoods (such as the Elite series) are available with surface mount (anchored horizontally into the fireplace face above the opening), lintel mount (anchored vertically into the lintel just inside the fireplace opening) or in a glass enclosure style, where a glass door assembly is in place (the hood is attached to the back of the glass enclosure).
    Tyler M.
    on November 28, 2014

    Fred
    from Kernersville, NC asked:
    November 22, 2014
    Will these fireplace hoods mount onto the face of the fireplace door frame?
    1 Answer
    The fireplace hoods listed as "glass enclosure" models are intended for this exact purpose. The are designed to slip over and behind surface mounted glass door enclosures.
    eFireplaceStore
    on November 24, 2014

    Rita
    from Summerville, SC asked:
    October 31, 2014
    What is the difference between a lintel mount hood and a surface mount hood? Also, if it says that it is 6 inches, does that mean it sticks out from the fireplace by 6 inches?
    1 Answer
    A lintel mount hood is designed to insert into the fireplace opening and attach to the lintel, using fasteners. A surface mount hood is designed to affix to the fireplace facing, just above the opening. The 4" or 6" measurement denotes the projection of the hood from the face of the fireplace forward away from the fireplace opening.
    Chris C.
    on October 31, 2014

    Louise
    from Memphis, TN asked:
    March 31, 2014
    Is there a reason not to install a hood on a vented gas fireplace? I know it will reduce the heat going up toward the mantel, will it also keep the brick at the top of the fireplace from the soot?
    1 Answer
    A hood can certainly be installed on a vented gas fireplace. Normally, heat output to the mantel is not that extreme, but occasional downdrafting can cause soot accumulation over time. The hood would help to cut down on that issue.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on April 1, 2014

    Mike
    from Russellville, KY asked:
    February 28, 2013
    What does "square end" mean?
    1 Answer
    "Square end" refers to the shape of the hood itself, which you can see in the picture/diagram above
    Tyler M. - NFI Certified Specialist
    on February 28, 2013

    Elaine S
    from Memphis, TN asked:
    February 6, 2013
    How do I properly measure for the fireplace hood?
    1 Answer
    If your glass fireplace cover is an operable door assembly, you will need to measure from the outside to the outside of the assembly. If the cover is a fixed pane of glass, you will want to measure to the metal on either side of the glass panel.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on February 6, 2013

    Gary E
    from Alabama asked:
    November 14, 2012
    How does a lintel mount hood attach?
    1 Answer
    A lintel mount hood would be installed on an existing lintel on a fireplace. If you have a lintel, it will be located beneath the bricks at the top of the firebox. A lintel mount hood will attach to the lintel with screws.
    Magan B.
    on November 15, 2012



    Fireplace hoods can do more than protect your fireplace and home. They also increase the aesthetic appeal of your hearth! One attractive option is the Elite Adjustable 4 Inch Fireplace Hood with Surface Mount that comes in five different finishes and two sizes to work with your decor! It works with both standard and gas logs so it will work for you.

    With eFrieplaceStore's wide selection of over 40 fireplace hoods and heat deflectors, it is important to remember that some only work on certain fireplace styles and sizes, so make sure you know that the one you want is compatible. If you have any questions, you can ask one of our knowledgeable specialists and they will be glad to help you quickly!
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