Fireplace---How to clean firebox and paint firebox?

nancyaustinDecember 5, 2009

We're redoing the facing of our fireplace and have added a gas connection so we can use gas logs. Before the refacing is started, I would like to clean the interior of the firebox and then paint it black. What should I use to clean the interior of the firebox? What sort of paint should I use to paint the interior of the firebox?

TIA for your help.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
sierraeast

If no one here has advise for you, you might try a cleaning service that specializes in clean up after home fires. They could give you an estimate on the cleaning or possibly be kind enough to just offer advise.

Another avenue would be to contact a chimney sweep in your area for advise/estimates.

    Bookmark   December 7, 2009 at 10:45AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
nancyaustin

sierraeast, both of your suggestions are great. I just met with a chimney sweep/inspection company last week & failed to ask him these questions. I'll call him. I appreciate your help.

    Bookmark   December 7, 2009 at 11:40PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Water Drip Stain on Roof Fascia?
My roof edge on the corners of the front porch is leaving...
pbx2
foul intermittent smell somewhere?????
So here's our problem. We have lived in our house for...
curtzilla
adjusting stop on lazy susan
Hi all, I have recently moved into an older home with...
blakekr
Fixing Spanish Plaster and plaster interior walls (1933 house)
We live in a 1933 Lannon stone home (Lannon stone is...
rachelep
Painting exterior of house with cedar siding---what to expect
I am about to start getting estimates on having the...
sierrashopper
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™