By Sam from Chicago, IL on May 14, 2013
I need to patch a fired clay oven. What should I use when my oven reaches temperatures in the 1800 to 2200 range?
By Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on May 15, 2013
The best product we offer for this purpose is the Rutland Castable Refractory Fireplace Cement - 12.5 Pound Tub
. This item is designed to be cast into irregular shapes and can patch odd sized holes and cracks. The product is hydraulic and does not require heat to cure. Maximum temperature is 2,200 degrees.
By Erin from Texas on February 9, 2013
I am looking for a cleaner for the inside of my fireplace, to remove the soot stains on the insert. I have a pre-fab fireplace.Can you recommend what I should use?
By Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on February 11, 2013
Based on reviews from our customers, the AW Perkins Brick and Stone Cleaner
is an excellent product for removing soot stains from real masonry and refractory cement liners alike.
By Steve Bennett from Houston on October 24, 2012
What can I use to paint or restore the firebrick panels inside my old Majestic MBU gas firebox?
By Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on October 24, 2012
While it is not recommended to paint firebrick panels, you may certainly use a stone/cement cleaner to restore them. An item such as this
will do the job of removing built-up soot stains and burn residue.