Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Tip of the Day # 118: Fireplace Cleanup

Fireplace dust is always a big obstacle for someone who cleans the fireplace. Large dust formations can sting your eyes and irritate your sinuses. They can also make the surrounding areas dirty. To properly regulate dust, you can toss a handful of wet coffee grounds in your fireplace after operation. The wet grounds will hold the dust in place, lessening the appearance of dust clouds when cleaning the fireplace.


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  2. Did you also know that the wood ash from burning the wood is perfect for cleaning the glass of fireplace doors? Use newspaper and dip into the ash, rub on the glass and Presto! With very little to no effort - sparkling clean glass!

    It is also excellent ice melt for side walks and driveways.

    Plus wood ash is excellent for plants in your yard/garden added into the soil.