The Ultimate Cleaning Glass Fireplace Doors Quiz
by Staff
All ready to curl up by the fireplace with a glass of mulled wine for a romantic evening? And then completely turned off by the filth and soot that has blackened the glass doors of your fireplace? Never fear, your romantic evening can be salvaged -- just take our quiz and learn how to clean your glass fireplace doors.

What is an advantage of glass fireplace doors over traditional metal screens?

  • Smoke can't escape from the fireplace.
  • The doors don't get as hot as a metal screen.
  • It is more aesthetically pleasing.

What should you use to clean your glass fireplace doors?

  • A specialized product for the purpose.
  • Boiling water and soap.
  • A vinegar and water solution.

What is the texture of fireplace door cleaners?

  • creamy
  • very watery; you will need a spray bottle
  • paste like

How long should you leave fireplace door cleaner on for?

  • several seconds
  • half an hour
  • overnight

What else can be effective for removing stubborn soot?

  • a vacuum cleaner
  • baking soda
  • leftover ash

Should you remove the glass doors before cleaning them?

  • yes
  • no
  • up to you

When is it best to clean the glass doors?

  • straight after using the fireplace
  • when the doors are cool
  • when the doors are slightly warm

How often should you clean the doors?

  • before and after the winter
  • monthly
  • every couple of weeks

What is another option if your glass doors are too high-maintenance for you?

  • Use coal instead of wood, it generates less clean up.
  • Get tinted doors, so the soot is not as visible.
  • Hire a professional cleaner monthly.

What is soot usually composed of?

  • carbon
  • coal
  • wood splinters