Mantel Protector Heat Shield
The Mantel Protector Heat Shield is used to protect existing fireplace mantels from heat generated by gas fireplace inserts, wood stove inserts and gas logs. The Mantel Protector kit includes a 47″ long mantel protector, all mounting hardware and instructions. The Mantel heat shield can be cut to fit the size of your fireplace. The black oxide finish is easily painted to match decor. Protect combustible surfaces from high heat stress and lowers the necessary clearances as outlined by local and national codes.
Use the mantel heat shield when you have small clearances between the top of your fireplace and the bottom of your mantel. The Mantel Heat shield will prevent your mantel from becoming to warm. It will also prevent any discoloration to your mantel due to heat. The Mantel shield will direct heat out and away from your hearth and into your room.
The Mantel Protector attaches to your mantel and allows a clearance reduction from 36″ to 18″ from the top of an unlisted stove, as required by the NFPA 211 requirement. The heat shield is 47″ wide with a depth or face of 8″ and an angled lip of 3″. All necessary mounting hardware and instructions are included. The shield comes ready to mount with pre-drilled holes. It can also be easily trimmed to size. Protects existing fireplace mantels from heat generated by wood stoves and fireplace inserts. The heat shield comes in a black oxide finish that can be easily painted any color to match your existing decor.