Fireplace Ashes

When you clean out the ashes out of your fireplace should you leave some ashes or clean them all out to start another fire?



Answer

When you are cleaning out the ashes in your fireplace it's best to just clean them all out. In a woodstove, some folks like to keep a bed of ashes for the insulating quality but it's usually best to just empty them all out.

Especially in a fireplace, you might as well remove them all while you are there.


Hope this helps!


-MG

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