The Best Way to Clean a Brick Fireplace?

Answer Each time you use your fireplace, smoke accumulates on the outside of the brick. The smoke, combined with dust and dirt, creates a film that covers the exterior. One of the best ways to clean the f... Read More »

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How do I clean brick inside a fireplace?

VinegarRemove the soot stains from the inside of your fireplace by cleaning the brick with a scrub brush and straight vinegar. Work in small sections; it may take a long time to completely clean yo... Read More »

How do I clean soot off of a brick fireplace?

VacuumVacuum the bricks with a soft bristle brush attachment. Make sure to clean the crevices in between the bricks.Spray the BricksFill a spray bottle with clean tap water. Spray the bricks with... Read More »

How do I clean used brick fireplace hearths?

Use Bleach and Dish SoapSit tarps or drop cloths around the used brick hearth before beginning the cleaning process. Drizzle 2 tbsp. bleach and 2 tbsp. dish soap into your all-purpose cleaning buck... Read More »

How do I clean a painted brick fireplace?

PreparationSweep the ashes from the hearth with a hand broom. Use a dry microfiber cloth to collect any loose dust and debris. Fill a 5-gallon bucket with warm water and 1 tsp. of unscented, clear ... Read More »