Cleaning stone fireplace?

ksn90January 24, 2010

What is the best way to clean the stone above my fireplace? A large portion of the wall is stone, and the part of the stone wall directly above the firebox is black. How do I get that off without making a bigger mess?

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guppy_2009

I have no product name to give you but if you go to your local hardware or big box store and ask for stone cleaner that is all you need with a stiff brissled brush and a bucket. It isn't that messy. WE had a stone fireplace for years and about once a year (usually just after the chimney was cleaned and swept) we did a brush of the stone.

    Bookmark   January 26, 2010 at 2:24PM
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ksn90

Thank you for the advice! I'll have to go get some stone cleaner and give it a try.

    Bookmark   February 1, 2010 at 3:03PM
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