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?
very watery; you will need a spray bottle
How long should you leave fireplace door cleaner on for?
half an hour
What else can be effective for removing stubborn soot?
a vacuum cleaner
Should you remove the glass doors before cleaning them?
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
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.