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    Fireplace Grates

    It's never been easier to increase the efficiency of your fireplace while also improving the appearance as well. With a fireplace gate, you have an appealing shelf to hold your logs that increases the airflow around them, providing a better burn. One of our best-selling wood stove grates is the G Series Franklin 22 in. 'Flat Bottom' Cast Iron Fireplace Grate. Or, if you're looking for something besides cast iron, we also have the 24" Copperfield Welded Steel 6 Bar Fire Grate - 5/8-in. Bar Stock. No matter what kind of fireplace rack you're looking for, eFireplaceStore has you covered with great prices and free shipping for orders over $99.
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    36 Questions & 36 Answers
    from greeley co asked:
    December 21, 2017
    we had bought a wirey like mesh mat from some article plow&hearth but don't stock anymore its so wood doesn't fall though grate
    1 Answer
    Those are grate/ember screens We have them in 18", 24" and 27"
    on December 22, 2017

    Janet O
    from Noblesville, IN asked:
    December 17, 2017
    My fireplace measurements are: 28" back-42" front-22" depth. Those are the measurements with the 6" deducted on all sides. So, what size grate do I need?
    1 Answer
    on December 18, 2017

    from Hawthorne, NV asked:
    December 10, 2017
    I'm looking for a cast iron grate 20x15x3 inches.
    1 Answer
    Unfortunately, we do not have a grate that size.
    Brennan W.
    on December 10, 2017

    from New York asked:
    November 25, 2017
    Hello. Can you tell me the correct size of fireplace grate I need to correctly fit a fire of the following dimensions:- Front = 40 inches Back = 30 inches Depth = 23 inches Thanks
    1 Answer
    I would say this Uni Flame Grate would be your best choice.
    on November 27, 2017

    from Easton, PA asked:
    November 16, 2017
    What size grate needed would I need for a fireplace that is this size: 42" x 32" x 22"?
    1 Answer
    If the width is 42", then you would use one 37" or less.
    on November 16, 2017

    from NJ asked:
    April 28, 2017
    I have an outdoor fireplace in a covered patio. It is 34" wide (at the back). Please recommend a grate suitable for outdoor use. Also, please recommend a fireplace accessory set that is also suitable to be left and used outdoors. Thank you.
    1 Answer
    You would need to select one of the stainless steel options offered here by selecting "Stainless Steel" for the color option. For a tool set, I recommend the Five Piece Hanging Fireplace Twist Toolset in Stainless Steel Finish.
    Will M.
    on April 28, 2017

    from NV asked:
    February 23, 2017
    Which grate do I use with a Superior fireplace, model tm500?
    1 Answer
    The grate should be no wider than the back of your fireplace. Next, check the depth of your fireplace to make sure that the grate's front legs will not interfere with anything in front of the firebox, such as a raised hearth or a glass door frame, if applicable. Finally, check the height of the fireplace and keep in mind that you will need enough room to easily toss wood over the grate and onto the fire.
    on February 24, 2017

    from Dallas, GA asked:
    February 5, 2017
    I have a wood burning stove and need a grate 10" wide at the top and legs, as well as 8" wide.
    1 Answer
    Unfortunately, we do not have a grate approved for use in a stove with those dimensions.
    Brennan W.
    on February 6, 2017

    from Southern California asked:
    January 26, 2017
    I have a large fireplace with enough space for a 24" to 30 " grate. Do you have a grate that is within these parameters and 3" tall, as my gas line is 2 & 3/4 " from the floor of the fireplace?
    1 Answer
    Will M.
    on January 27, 2017

    from Hartford, CT asked:
    January 4, 2017
    Which one is going to with stand up to high heat better; steel or cast iron?
    1 Answer
    When searching through the products we offer, the diamond steel grates offered by Pilgrim will likely last much longer than models offered by any other manufacturer with heavy use. These grates are made in the U.S.A. and come with a limited lifetime warranty.
    Will M.
    on January 4, 2017

    Mark Eliassen
    from Boston, MA asked:
    January 1, 2017
    I have a large outdoor fireplace and am in need of a grate. I was looking at a cast Iron grate but there are concerns over rust since the fireplace is outside. The fire place dimensions are 48" wide x 24" Deep area under the flue but there is another 18"+ inches from the front of the facade to the flue. It is very deep. Do you have a suggestion on the size grate that would look appropriate? Should we have concerns about the rusting? We are on the ocean, but I don't think there will be much contact with water from wind driven rain or snow.
    1 Answer
    For this fireplace, I recommend the 36" Hearth Products Controls Stainless Steel Outdoor Log Grate as you will indeed require a stainless steel grate to prevent corrosion and this grate is sized properly for your fireplace opening.
    Will M.
    on January 2, 2017

    Thad Naquinj
    from Elkhart, Indiana asked:
    December 31, 2016
    Do you know where we might buy a wrought iron grate with the following dimensions: front leg height 4.5"; slopes back to leg height 2.5"; 16" depth; 25" width.
    1 Answer
    We only offer two grates that meet the width and depth requirements you have sated. One is 4.5 inch height. The other has a 4 inch height. Neither slope, and of the two the 4" H grate is the heavier duty one, in my opinion.
    on January 2, 2017

    from Pine Bluff, Arkansas asked:
    December 16, 2016
    My fire place is 26" the back 33" the front and 14" deep. What would be the best fit?
    1 Answer
    Based on your measurements, I would suggest the 18.5" Pilgrim Six-Bar Narrow Steel Fireplace Grate - 3 Inch Clearance.
    Brennan W.
    on December 19, 2016

    from PA asked:
    December 15, 2016
    What size grate is needed for a fire box that is 22 deep x 42 wide front? The back is 35 wide.
    1 Answer
    Based on your dimensions, we would suggest a 24"-30" grate.
    Brennan W.
    on December 16, 2016

    Jennifer Walker
    from Walnut Ridge, Arkansas asked:
    December 14, 2016
    I have an old wood stove and need a grate for. The measurements are: Front - 20", Back - 16" and Depth - 15". I would like to know which type and size I would need.
    1 Answer
    Unfortunately, we do not carry a grate that would fit your stove.
    Brennan W.
    on December 14, 2016

    Laura Cross
    from Newport Beach, CA asked:
    December 1, 2016
    I need to purchase a fireplace grate that pushes hot air into the room. I though it was called a tubular or smokeless grate.
    1 Answer
    I will be happy to make a suggestion. What is the front width, rear width, and depth of your fireplace opening?
    Brennan W.
    on December 1, 2016

    Mike Durden
    from Cumming, GA asked:
    November 25, 2016
    I have a new outdoor fireplace with these dimensions: 31" across back, 42" across front and 21" deep. What size grate should I order?
    1 Answer
    For your size opening, I recommend a grate between 26 and 29 inches wide in the front, with a depth of no more than 18 inches. A good example of an item that will fit well is the 28.5" Pilgrim Eight-Bar Steel Fireplace Grate with Center Leg - 6 Inch Clearance.
    on November 28, 2016

    Matthew Patterson
    from New Jersey asked:
    November 22, 2016
    I have an opening, in my fireplace, of 35.6"; which size grate should I use?
    1 Answer
    For prefabricated fireplaces, only the part number associated with the original grate should be used and we will need to know the make and model number. For masonry fireplace openings, we will also need to know the rear width and depth of the opening to determine the correct size. Typically, you should use a grate that provides 4-6" of clearance from each side of your opening.
    Will M.
    on November 22, 2016

    from Conneticuit asked:
    November 19, 2016
    Is the measurement given the width of the grate? How do you know the depth?
    1 Answer
    The measurement given in the initial title of each grate is indeed the front width. The additional rear width, depth, and height measurements can be viewed in the item details once you click to the item page itself.
    on November 21, 2016

    Linda Haase
    from Stockbridge, GA asked:
    November 14, 2016
    What are the true dimensions of G Series Franklin 15 1/4" Flat Bottom Cast iron grate. Manufacturer HYC-G16. I would like to know actual width, how deep and the height. I have a very small wood burning stove.
    1 Answer
    This grate measures 15 1/4" for both the front and back width as it has no taper. It is 5" in total height with a depth of 9". This grate also has a 1 1/2" clearance.
    Will M.
    on November 15, 2016

    Marc Landman
    from Brooklyn, NY asked:
    November 8, 2016
    My insert grate is no longer functioning. It measures 31" in the front, 22" in the back, 12" deep and 3.5" tall.
    1 Answer
    We do not offer any grates with such a dramatic front-to-back taper and none of the grates will measure only 3 1/2" tall, if you are referring to the overall height. If you are referring to the clearance between the hearth floor and the bottom of the grate bars provided by the grate legs, we have grates offering only 3". However, the original grate should always be used with any prefabricated fireplace. To look into the availability of this replacement part, please provide the make and model number for your hearth system.
    Will M.
    on November 8, 2016

    from Boerne, TX asked:
    October 11, 2016
    I have a small fireplace in the bedroom; the box is 26" wide in front, 22" wide in back, 14" depth, with 17" height. I'd like to have the grate lower because of the short height. What type of grate would you recommend? Thanks.
    1 Answer
    Based on your opening specifications, I would suggest the UniFlame 15 Inch Steel Fireplace Grate.
    Brennan W.
    on October 12, 2016

    from Everett, WA asked:
    January 23, 2016
    I can lift up the grate but it is attached to the fireplace in the back, so I can only lift it up to clean underneath, but not take it completely out. I am wondering about how to remove the grate. I would like to insert a grate which is a heat exchanger for more efficiency. I don't know what type of fireplace is in there. It is just one of the standard cheap corner unit fireplaces for a condo built in the 70's. Would it be all right to take a hacksaw to it? I can't get behind to see how it is attached. How would I detach this grate?
    1 Answer
    Most grates in prefabricated fireplaces are held in place with sheet metal retaining tabs. The back feet of the grate usually push through holes in the tab, which have teeth that bite into the grate legs, holding it in position. You should be able to push down on the tabs with a pair of pliers while pulling up on the grate, allowing you to remove it.
    on January 25, 2016

    from Chester Springs, PA asked:
    January 5, 2016
    My fireplace is 49" wide. I have andirons and a screen (just bought a flat fireplace screen from your company). How big of a grate would work?
    1 Answer
    Ideal sizing of a fireplace grate would be a model that has 4 to 6 inches of clearance from the grate legs to the side walls of your fireplace opening.
    Will M.
    on January 6, 2016

    from Phoenix, AZ asked:
    October 29, 2015
    I have a 2 sided fireplace and I need a grate. What kind of fireplace grate do I look for?
    1 Answer
    We carry several non-tapered grates and some hexagonal grates that can be used in a two-sided fireplace. Please see a couple of examples below. If you reply with your firebox width and depth, we will be happy to offer specific suggestions. UniFlame 24 Inch Hexagonal Steel Fireplace Grate Minuteman 28" Non-Tapered Fireplace Grate - FG6-28NTC
    Tyler M.
    on October 30, 2015

    from Durham, NC asked:
    October 21, 2015
    Does the long side of a fireplace grate go towards the front or back of my fireplace?
    1 Answer
    The widest end of the grate would be placed towards the front opening of the fireplace.
    Chris C.
    on October 21, 2015

    from Reston, VA asked:
    October 19, 2015
    How do I know how large of a fireplace grate that I need? My current grate is 20" on one end and 17" on the other.
    1 Answer
    Ideal sizing of a fireplace grate would be a model that has 4 to 6 inches of clearance from the grate legs to the side walls of your fireplace opening.
    on October 20, 2015

    from St. Louis, MO asked:
    September 24, 2015
    Which fireplace grate material holds up the longest?
    1 Answer
    While all grates have the potential to last a lifetime with proper wood burning practices, stainless steel will be more forgiving as it is more corrosion-resistant. This is important to note if you do not burn properly dried hardwood or do not rake or maintain your coal bed.
    Will M.
    on September 24, 2015

    from West Chester, OH asked:
    June 13, 2015
    We have a fireplace that is in the shape of a trapozoid. It is 21" Deep. It is 35" along the back of the trapozoid and then the front is 43". It is a masonry fireplace on our back patio so it is an outside fireplace that is exposed to the elements. What size grate I should get as well as what type of material I should use for an outdoor fireplace?
    1 Answer
    For your application, I recommend using a stainless steel grate, as cast iron and steel will not hold up well in humid outdoor air. A product such as the 30" Hearth Products Controls Stainless Steel Outdoor Log Grate will be a good size.
    on June 14, 2015

    from Blue River, CO asked:
    March 23, 2015
    I have a 4" tall grate that will not "draw" correctly in a fireplace that is 24" wide in the front. What 2" grate would you suggest for me?
    1 Answer
    The G Series Franklin 17 in. 'Flat Bottom' Cast Iron Fireplace Grate is a popular model of basket grate that uses a 2 inch leg height. However, switching grates may not solve the problem, as a poorly drafting chimney is usually due to wind interference or a flue sizing problem.
    on March 24, 2015

    from Smithfield, VA asked:
    February 16, 2015
    We have a pre-fabricated fireplace in our double wide mobile home. It is 18 3/4" wide at the back wall, 30" wide across the front, 18" high at the doors, and 15" deep. We need to replace the grate and are also thinking about installing a reflective fireback. Which grate and fireback would you recommend?
    1 Answer
    I highly recommend the 22.5" Pilgrim Seven-Bar Narrow Steel Fireplace Grate - 3 Inch Clearance for your application. This grate is made specifically for smaller prefabricated fireplaces and is excellent quality. The grate carries a lifetime warranty as well, which makes it essentially the last grate you would have to buy. As for the fire back, I recommend the Copperfield Stainless Steel Radiant Fireback - 15-in. X 15-in. - 70020. This model offers excellent reflective qualities and does well to amplify heat output into the room.
    on February 17, 2015

    from Portland, OR asked:
    January 31, 2015
    I have a masonry fireplace and it's dimensions are 22" wide in the back, 36" in the front and 21 3/4" deep. It is 25" high to the top of the front opening but higher to the top inside. I would like to buy a heavy-duty grate that will last a long time. What grate would you suggest and where should it be placed in the fireplace?
    1 Answer
    A very well made and heavily built grate that we carry is the 24.5" Pilgrim Seven-Bar Steel Fireplace Grate - 6 Inch Clearance. This product line has proven to be one of the most durable that we offer and while the initial cost is higher than some other models, the durability more than makes up for the investment. The grate should be centered within the fireplace to allow air flow on all sides.
    on February 2, 2015

    from Victoria, BC asked:
    September 29, 2013
    Which side faces outward? Is it the longest or the shortest side?
    1 Answer
    Generally, the long side of the grate will face towards the front of the fireplace. However, some cast iron stoves are narrow and deep. Grates intended for that sort of application will have the short side facing outward.
    Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional
    on September 30, 2013

    from Wyckoff, NJ asked:
    July 30, 2013
    What advantage does cast iron have over steel or vice versa?
    1 Answer
    When burning firewood with very frequent usage, typically a heavy-duty steel grate with thick bars is recommended. Cast iron grates allow for burning wood or coal.
    Tyler M. - NFI Certified Specialist
    on July 30, 2013

    from Mobile, AL asked:
    March 27, 2013
    Will the cast iron fireplace grates rust when used outside?
    1 Answer
    Yes, the cast iron grates will rust and corrode over time when exposed to outside air moisture. For outdoor applications, you will need one of the stainless steel grates.
    Tyler M. - NFI Certified Specialist
    on March 27, 2013

    from New York asked:
    December 9, 2012
    How do you know what size grate you would need?
    1 Answer
    You should allow for a minimum clearance of 3 to 5 inches at the front and sides of the grate.
    Magan B.
    on December 10, 2012

    Fireplace log grates provide a number of benefits besides the increased visual appeal and efficiency. Instead of the logs rolling around as they burn, they are contained to this basket-like shelf. The ashes that fall as the logs burn will tend to fall in a pile under the grate, making them easy to clean once cooled. So the fireplace grating makes clean up easier as well! And with a variety of sizes to fit both fireplace inserts and large, open fireplaces, it'll be a snap to find the right traditional looking fireplace grate for your home! Find what you need at a great price!
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