A fireplace grate is a framework, particularly made up of lattices or straight parallel bars mainly used in holding the fireplace fuel. At times, it is used for sprucing up the lit fire. With a fireplace grate, you can be able to lower the pieces of burning wood to the bottom end of the fire area.

The main function of a fireplace grate is to increase the temperature which plays a role of burning up any form of air pollution then turns it into perfect heat energy. Without a fireplace grate, the air pollution would diffuse into the house, spreading to other rooms of the house. A fireplace grate is an important essential because it is used to supply oxygen which in turn supports the burning process. Most of the grates are designed in such a way that they are curled up at the front part. As they play a role in the circulation of air, they also increase the efficiency at which the fire burns.