Safetots Multi Panel Fire Surround White 33D x 138W cm
|Width Of Walkthrough||55cm|
|Height When Installed||70cm|
|Depth Of Frame||1cm|
|Width Between Bars||6cm|
|Fits a width up to 138cm|
|Screw fitted white powder-coated steel fire guard|
|One handed operation with double locking mechanism|
|Can extend width with gate opening panels, 20cm, 33cm, 46cm and 72cm extensions sold separately|
|Item includes 1x 72cm gate opening panel, 4x 33cm panels and a wall mounting kit|
|Can position extra-wide gate opening panel anywhere for easy access and opens with simple 'squeeze release' mechanism|
|Mountable to straight or angled walls|
|Each panel can be positioned and angled (ten degree increments) to match the size and design of your hearth|
|Measurements of fire surround are taken from external points of panels|
|The wall mounting adds an additional 5cm to both side panels|
Protecting your family, pets and home from the risks of open fires, log burners, multi fuel burners, gas and electric fire appliances is a key consideration, particularly as the weather gets colder and we turn the heating up.
The choices of barriers available may seem rather confusing. There are many different labels applied to such products in the industry including nursery guard, fire screen, spark guards, surrounds and fireguards to name a few.
To keep it simple, Safetots only use the terms fire surround and fireguard.
Our fire surrounds are fixed to a wall or similar surface that restricts access to heat appliances by enclosing them on all vertical sides. They are made from metal or wood, available in different colours and are constructed using vertical poles. As such, many families find these an aesthetically pleasing solution to enclosing a fire.
Our Fireguards provide protection from all sides (vertical and horizontal) as they have an additional top mesh surface to prevent falls from above or items potentially being dropped close enough to the heat source to catch fire. All fireguards must be constructed with metal mesh and do not covert to other domestic uses. These are tested to the safety standard BS 8423:2010, the recognised standard for fireguards for domestic use.
It is worth noting that neither a fireguard nor a fire surround is intended to reduce the risk of fires caused by flying particles from the heat source. Always store the matches or other means of lighting this type of fire out of children’s reach and fit and routinely test a smoke and carbon monoxide alarm. It is never advisable to leave a small child unattended.
Our fire surrounds are fixed to a wall or similar surface that restricts access to heat appliances by enclosing them on all vertical sides. They are made from metal, available in different colours and are constructed using vertical poles. As such, many families find these an aesthetically pleasing solution to enclosing a fire.
Safetots’ fire surrounds come with a set of instructions to assist with installation. Please attach and position the surround according to these instructions.
POSITIONING YOUR FIRE SURROUND
There is no specific British or European Safety Standard for fire surrounds. The British Standard BS 8423:2010, for Fireguards (with a Top) for fires and heating appliances for domestic use, states that any part of the fireguard should be no closer than 300mm to any exposed burning fuel, heated elements or radiants. Safetots recommend that customers act with caution when positioning their fire surround to ensure that it is fitted far enough away from the heat source to prevent it becoming hot to the touch. It is the customer’s responsibility to ensure that the fire surround is positioned safely away from the heat source. Once installed and in use, we advise you test and check your fire surround before allowing a child to come into contact with it. Please also ensure the fire surround is installed at a safe distance to ensure any limbs are unable to reach through the bars and come into contact with any heat source.
Children’s skin may be more sensitive to temperature than an adult’s so check that the surround or objects close to the fire do not become too hot to the touch. It is worth bearing in mind that this will be dependent on the level of heat radiating from the heat appliance so routine checking is best practice.
Do not place any object or dry washing on the fire surround. Always place the fire surround directly on the floor and do not allow children to swing on any of the panels.
Safetots’ fire surrounds are wall mounted and as such, the surfaces to which the fixings are attached need to be structurally sound and in good condition. Screws are provided for fixing into wood. For fixing to plastered walls, plasterboard, concrete or brick surfaces, surface preparation and separately purchased wall plugs, appropriate for the mounting surface, will be required.
When buying a product to help keep your child out of harm’s way, Safetots believe it is worth investing in one that has been tested to a professionally approved level of safety using rigorous testing methods.
For this reason and where applicable, our products are tested to a British Standards Institution (BSI) standard and/or equivalent international standard. Each standard that our products complies with has been drawn up by a group of experts in the field. Not only do they have extensive knowledge about their product and credibility in the child safety product industry, they are also fully aware of the potential hazards posed by poor quality items being used in the home where children are involved.
There is no specific British or European Safety Standard for fire surrounds.
When the gate panels and wall fittings are fitted as instructed for safety barriers, this product conforms to EN 1930:2011. As previously stated, further information on safety testing under this standard may be found on our Safety Barrier pages.