By Joanne from Detroit, MI on September 11, 2013
What household agents can clean the inside soot from a fireplace?
By Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on September 12, 2013
Answer:Aside from specialty hearth cleaners, SC Johnson's Scrubbing Bubbles bathroom cleaner works well to remove soot. The interior of the firebox will need to be rinsed down thoroughly with water to prevent any harmful fumes from being released.
By lynn l corey from Florida on October 26, 2012
How do you measure for a new screen? Does the old one just slide off?
By Collin C. - NFI Master Hearth Professional on October 26, 2012
Answer:For hanging screens, it would be best to measure the width and height of the individual screen panels, as this is how the replacements are advertised. Some screens include the approximately 1/2" of height added by the hanging screen rings.
Remove the screen by loosening and removing the screw in the center of the screen rod. This should allow the screen rod to be pulled out of the fireplace and the screens to be removed.