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7 Top fireplace baby gate Choices

Looking for a fireplace baby gate so you can fence of the dangerous area around your wood stove or hearth?

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Hardly anything is more pleasant than the warming heat produced by a fireplace on a chilly winter evening.

Sadly, those glowing flames are fascinating for most toddlers and invite them to go closer than they should do.

If the fireplace is not adequately child proofed your toddler is at risk of getting serious injuries.

Though, why should your concern that your little ones may get hurt by your wood burner or hearth, hold you back from enjoying the warmness and charm of your fireplace?

The most straightforward way to avoid your child coming in contact with a fire place, is by fencing it with a heart gate.

If you believe it is hard to find an attractive gate, that allows you to enjoy your log fire and will not ruin the look of your beautiful interior, then keep on reading.

7 Fireplace baby gate ideas to help you choose


1. KidCo Auto close Hearth Gate

Indeed a very adaptable baby gate, not only useful for fireplaces but also for many other areas in your home you may wish to block off.
The Kidco's auto-close feature is extremely handy as it will not let you forget to close the door behind you when you need to add logs to the fire.

Kidco Auto close fireplace baby gate

What you get:

  • 5 interlocking panels of 24 inch wide and 29 inch high
  • Strong tubular aluminum that is heat resistant
  • Wall mounting hardware

If you think that the Kidco Auto close gate is a little too expensive, be certain that if you buy this baby fireplace gate, you'll get a well-engineered, first class product.


2. Safety Baby fireplace Gate

Another multi purpose gate is this hearth gate from Elpitha. This gate will help you fence off the area around any heat source in your home. The metal frames can bend at various angles which makes it possible to create a play yard or a fireplace gate of multiple shapes.

Fireplace Fence Hearth Guard for Baby Pet Dog

What you get:

  • 4 modular panels of 25" wide and 30" tall
  • The fifth panel of 17" x 29" serves as a door..
  • Solid gate made of heavy duty tubular steel

When you want to avoid your child getting too close to the fire or hitting his head on the stone edges of the fireplace, then this is a great baby fireplace gate that is well worth its money.


3. Regalo Super Wide baby fireplace protector

Ok, this is my absolute favorite. The Regalo super wide gate is a high quality metal baby gate with the best price of all gates on this list. It’s probably also the largest gate around, counting 8 panels and measuring 192 inches wide.

Regalo super wide baby fireplace gate

What you get:

  • Metal gate with a non-toxic powder coat
  • Wall mounting materials
  • 8 Configurable sections of 28”tall
  • Enough to encloses a space of 19 square feet

 This gate will not only keep your little ones safely away from your fireplace, but can also be used around pellet stoves, barbeques and wood burning furnaces. I’m sure you will be very happy with this well-thought-out and functional designed fireplace baby gate from Regalo.


4. North States Superyard Metal Fireplace baby Gate

You will be impressed how versatile this 6 panel metal baby gate from North States is. Super easy to set up in any form or shape you can imagine. If you like to make it larger you can order a two panel extension independently.

This metal gate has a warm off-white finish that looks beautiful and will blend well with any modern home décor. Another great feature is that on the bottom of each panel it has bumper pads to prevent the gate from scratching your floor.

Metal super yard barrier for around fireplaces

What you get:

  • 6 pre-assembled panels that are 30 inches tall
  • Hardware for wall mounting your gate
  • One of the sections serves as walk-through door with a secure double locking button

So, if you need a solid baby fireplace gate that doesn't budge under the pressure of a destructive toddler this North States metal gate is your best option.


5. Baby Dan Flex Safety Gates

Baby Dan, a Danish company, well known in Europe as one of the best manufacturers of baby gates. The Baby Dan Flex system is a smart looking extra wide gate that fits all the needs of good hearth gate. Not one of the cheapest gates but if you need to create a safe zone around a log burner or fireplace this gate will do it very effectively. It provides an entry door with a double latching mechanism, which adults can easily open with one hand.

baby dan hearth gate

What you get:

  • a 28.4" wide door section
  • 4 x 28.4" wide panels
  • Includes wall fixings

 The Flex L gate can be extended with as many extra sections as you like and can alternatively be uses as a sturdy and secure room divider.

How to use the Baby Dan Hearth Gate? Watch the video explanation.


6. Teekland metal baby fireplace guard

The TEEKLAND fireplace baby gate is a highly configurable and expandable gate that can fence of the most complicated areas around any hearth, stove or barbeque. Can be used as a fireplace gate for baby proofing as well as a home divider, play yard and pet gate. This gate is for you if you dread the part of having to put the gate together. This gate comes completely assembly free, meaning you just have to unfold it and it is ready.This also reduces the chance there are broken or missing parts.

TEEKLAND fireplace baby gate

What you get:

  • Baby gate that consists of 4 sections of 25” wide plus one door of 17” wide
  • Hardware (screwdriver, screws, mounting materials) for attaching it to the wall
  • Guide with instructions

All in all, the Teekland is a nice, multi functional gate to guard ones fireplace from curious toddlers or pets.


7. Dreambaby Mayfair stylish fireplace Gate

Last on this list of gates to baby proof the fireplace is the Maifair playyard gate from Dreambaby. Not the sole purpose of this gate but still very suitable as a fireplace protector. The Mayfair is made of long lasting metal that can withstand high temperatures, so you don't need to worry about the gate getting too hot.

Dreambaby Mayfair baby fireplace gate


What you get:

  • A gate of 147.5 inches wide and 29.5  inches high
  • 6 panels where  one of the panels serves as an entry door
  • Comes with wall mounts


Though this gate costs slightly more than some of the others, you get what you pay for, and that is a super sturdy gate that you can use anywhere in your home.

Dreambaby is a company that is well known for making top quality, lasting and cost-effective baby safety gear. This fireplace baby gate is no exception and will certainly not disappoint you.


In the United States, almost 12 percent of all unintended deadly injuries of kids aged one to four is from fire and scalding. This substantial figure ought to warn us to take these possible hazards very serious. With a fireplace baby gate you can at least be sure your kids are safe from the hazards of your wood stove or open fire.



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