How to Clean an Antique Slate Fireplace?

Answer An antique slate fireplace adds a touch of elegance and warmth to any home. Slate, a natural, heat-resistant stone, is available in many colors, such as black, gray, green and even purple. Antique ... Read More »

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How do I clean a slate fireplace hearth?

Place towels or drop cloths under the fireplace to capture residue and cleaning solution that may run down the fireplace during cleaning. Pour 1 gallon of hot water, 1/2 cup of vinegar or bleach an... Read More »

How do I clean slate mildew?

Removing MildewMix warm water with a small amount of laundry or dishwashing detergent in a bucket or spray bottle, depending on the size of the area to clean. Apply to mildewed areas, and scrub wit... Read More »

How to Clean a Slate Chalkboard?

Chalkboards were first introduced in the U.S. in 1801, but they weren't widely used until the mid 1800's when the railroad made it possible for slate to make its way to schools in most locations. A... Read More »

How to Clean Slate Floors?

While slate floors are attractive, the floors are porous, prone to staining and require special care and maintenance to look their best. Clean slate floors with basic supplies such as a broom, dust... Read More »