How to Remove Fireplace Refractories?

Answer Fireplace refractories are panels placed at the sides of the firebox to direct the heat from the fire to the opening in the firebox. Over time the constant heating and cooling of the panels can cau... Read More »

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How to Remove Fireplace Glass?

There are times when you will need to remove the glass from your fireplace, such as when you need to clean it, or when it needs maintenance. Different brand fireplaces may have specific glass remo... Read More »

How do I remove a damper in a fireplace?

Remove the DamperStand in the fireplace, and look up to find the damper. You will need a flashlight to see up in the chimney. The damper is about one or two feet above the opening of the fireplace.... Read More »

How do I remove a fireplace mantel?

Pry the TrimPlace a pry bar or flathead screwdriver under the trim around the mantle. Pry up gently to remove the trim to make it obvious where the joints for the mantle are located.Loosen the Mant... Read More »

How do I remove smoke odor from a fireplace?

Clean the ChimneyClean the chimney by hiring a professional chimney cleaning company. Removing the soot and debris will lessen the noticeable odor.Close the DamperClose the damper on the fireplace ... Read More »