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A few winters of fires can leave your fireplace in need of a good cleaning. Smoke and soot can waft out and leave the stone dingy. You don’t need a pro to put the sparkle back in your hearth. Here’s how to clean a stone fireplace. Lay a plastic tarp on the floor to protect it from the cleaner ...

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Stone fireplaces accumulate soot just like any other fireplace surface. The stone, however, is a porous surface that requires bit of a deep cleaning to entirely remove the soot residue. Using harsh chemicals can sometimes damage the stone, and when you read the back of many commercial cleaning ingredients you will notice the "flammable" label.

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Stains from soot and smoke are a common problem on the surround around a wood burning fireplace. To remove black stains around a fireplace, use a strong degreaser, such as trisodium phosphate (TSP), which is available at home centers and hardware stores. Here’s how. Make a paste of TSP and water ...

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When cleaning your fireplace, sprinkle damp coffee grounds over the cooled ashes to keep down the dust. Soot and Smoke Residue Cleaning: Most often when people recommend solutions to clean soot and tar off brick, they will suggest a harsh chemical cleanser, something involving a wire brush, or a solution of acid.

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How to Clean Soot from Brick. A fireplace can be a cozy addition to any home, but one of the inevitable byproducts is soot on the surrounding bricks. Because soot has a propensity to leave lasting stains on the material it comes in contact...

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During seasons of regular use, go through these steps for how to clean a stone fireplace on a weekly basis to remove light to moderate accumulations of soot, dirt, and grit that collect on the ...

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How to Remove Soot From a White Stone Fireplace. White stone is a beautiful medium for a fireplace, but it certainly does show the dirt faster than pretty much any other facade. The best way to keep your white stone fireplace sparkling while still retaining its natural beauty is to use environmentally responsible cleaning resources. During the cold...

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Buy a dust mask, a metal bucket with a lid to contain ashes, and a commercial cleaner designed to remove soot and smoke stains from brick, stone, and glass (all products available at local ...

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I would stay away from harsh chemical cleaners, since they can leave a flammable residue behind, which is not a good idea around a fireplace! I also wouldn’t use a wire brush when cleaning, since it can damage the stones. A homemade cleaning recipe for stone that works well is to mix 1/2 to 1 cup ...

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Better method if you can afford it. http://amzn.to/2gm2wgy This the best way I found to clean creosotes off a brick fireplace. After trying several different...