What can i do and what can i use to clean my stone fireplace?

Answer There are few experiences more soothing than resting beside a roaring fire in a fireplace. With each use of the fireplace, however, soot and dirt are released from the flames onto the stone surroun... Read More »

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Can You Use Vinegar to Clean Fireplace Hearth Stone?

Many homeowners are intimidated at the thought of cleaning their hearthstone fireplaces. Soot and grime are often difficult to remove. White vinegar can be very effective in removing this material ... Read More »

How to Clean a Stone Fireplace to Its Natural Beauty With TSP?

Stone fireplaces provide warmth, comfort and beauty during the cool seasons. With frequent use, soot and smoke can build up on the stone, leaving black stains all over the fireplace. Trisodium phos... Read More »

How to Whitewash a Stone Fireplace?

Whitewashing is a painting technique used to create a semi-transparent look on wood and stone. When applied to a stone fireplace, the white is transparent enough to allow the mortar and texture of ... Read More »

How do I add faux stone to a fireplace?

Preparing the SurfacePrepare the surface by applying wire mesh to the exterior of the fireplace, and tack it in place with mortar nails or brads. Tack the wire mesh in several places over the surfa... Read More »