Metal Room Divider Screen


A metal room divider screen can be an ideal way to give yourself some privacy. A time-tested way to make sharing a bedroom or dorm room easier, a screen made of metal will also be super durable. Screens don’t just have to serve one purpose, either. If you live in a studio apartment, using a room divider can help split your space into different sections, meaning you won’t have a direct view of your kitchen from your bed.

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Scrollwork Metal Room Divider

Scrollwork Metal Room Divider

Featuring beautiful butterfly scrollwork, this room divider also has four cloth panels. It has a black verde finish on the metal sections and a classic off-white finish for the cloth parts. It can also close completely flat for storage purposes.

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Simple but pretty enough to add extra detail to your room, this divider is a great choice for a studio apartment. As it includes panels, you’ll be given more privacy and the illusion of more space. However, the material will still allow light to shine through, so you won’t be blocking any sunshine on bright days.

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Simple Metal Divider

Simple Metal Divider

Slim and elegant, this iron divider only has one panel. It can be adjusted to fit any space up to 10 feet, making it a good option for high ceilings too. The panel in the center is made from linen and is a cream shade.

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Solid Color Metal Divider Panels

Solid Color Metal Divider Panels

Available in brown, black, or white, this metal panel can be used indoors or outdoors. It is completely opaque, with four panels connected by sturdy buckles. It measures 67 inches tall and 88 inches wide when fully expanded.

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As this panel’s solid design will block any light, it’s a good choice for placing in front of a window when trying to get an afternoon nap. The four panels can be spread out or pushed in to fit smaller spaces. Either way, the choice of available colors means you can match the existing décor.

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Clover Metal Room Divider Decorative

Clover Metal Room Divider Decorative

There are two size options to choose from with this room divider. Able to be used outdoors and indoors, it has a double-sided pattern of pretty clovers and latticework and is an openwork design to let light through.

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Gold Metal Room Divider Partition 

Gold Metal Room Divider Partition 

Crafted from solid iron, this partition has a burnished gold finish and fan-like accents. Containing three panels hinged together, it measures 79 inches tall, ideal for big rooms. The design will let light through, but fabric can be added for extra privacy.

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Perfect for adding glamour to your bedroom, this divider partition could easily be used as an accent piece. Its gold finish would look stunning with bronze or gold cushions and soft brown bedding. Opting for warm golden tones throughout your bedroom will create a glam yet welcoming space you’ll love to come home to.

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Fairytale Metal Room Divider

Fairytale Metal Room Divider

Bring a fairytale touch to any space with this gorgeous divider. Approved for both indoor and outdoor use, it is crafted from wrought iron and has a black finish. Conveniently, it arrives fully assembled. 

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Metal Room Divider Screen

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Metal room divider screen installation depends on the style of divider you have. For a freestanding unit, simply unfold the divider, angling the panels like an accordion for better stability, and place it in your desired location.

If you have a metal room divider screen on tracks, it should come with the mounting hardware for the floor and ceiling. If you have cinder block or masonry ceilings, you may need to purchase additional screw anchors for stability. Once you have attached the tracks as per the manufacturer’s instructions, slide the metal panels into position.

For room dividers that use hanging panels, you first need to install ceiling hooks. Determine the screen’s weight, and purchase ceiling hooks with screw threads that can safely hold the panel. Before drilling, find the wooden studs in the roof to ensure that you aren’t drilling into insulation or plaster. Measure the width of the metal panel, then subtract 2”-3”. This is the distance between the two ceiling hooks. Mark the location of the hooks and pre-drill the holes. Screw the ceiling hooks in place and pull down on them firmly to test whether they are inserted properly. Hang the panel in place.

A metal room divider screen provides your room with structure and separation while adding a decorative twist. Metal room dividers are not soundproof, but some dividers soften sounds from other rooms. All partitions add a sense of privacy and separation for you and your guests.

Try a metal screen divider with a square pattern for a more open feeling in the space or metal box cubbies for storage and style. Opt for a room divider with colored glass panels that muffle conversations from the other side of the room, or go with metal dividers with elegant cut-out patterns that allow you to speak clearly to the person on the other side. Shutter dividers offer protection against the sun and decrease the intensity of outside noise.

Freestanding metal room divider screens are prone to falling if they are located in a high traffic area and not anchored in place. You can secure one edge of your metal room divider screen to the wall using a bracket system and drywall screws.

Alternatively, you can construct several removable bases for the screen divider out of pine or oak (as these wood types are easy to work within even if you have limited carpentry knowledge). First, measure the length of the screen and divide by 12”. This will give you the number of bases you need to attach. Depending on how wide the panels are, you could also craft one base per panel.

Cut 12” lengths of wood that are about 2” thick. Mark the center of the wood piece and cut a 1½” groove the same width as the screen divider panel so that it fits snugly inside. You can paint or varnish the wooden bases to match the divider.

Set up the room divider accordion-style, and place one of the removable bases under each panel.

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A very stylish addition for every room that needs a tall divider screen. Designed of premium metal, this functional decoration is beautified by patinated metal work that gives a fantastic effect when the room light is on.

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Now, you can saparate your room with style, using those decorative room dividers with opaline glass panels. Each of those beauties has a powder-coated metal frame with tubular legs and a flat base for stability.

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