How to clean fireplace glass? 4 tips for a sparkling result

Do you need to clean the glass on the fireplace door or the fireplace window? ? These days nearly all stoves, fires and open fires have glass panes. A stove or a fire provides warmth, but above all atmosphere. The dancing flames produce a sense of peace. To enjoy the flames to best effect, it is important to clean the window of your stove or the fireplace glass. In this article we share 4 tips for cleaning the pane or the glass of the fireplace and for keeping them clean.

Beautiful flames


When you light the fire, soot and other dirt is formed inside the stove. This produces deposits on your fireplace glass. The result is that you can hardly see the beautiful flames. Losing yourself in the flames is soothing. So it is absolutely essential to clean the fireplace windows or the glass on the fireplace door on a regular basis. This is how you do that.

How to clean fireplace glass: 3 tips

Cleaning fireplace glass is not a bad job. Various tips are shared on the internet. HG randomly selected a number of tips that could clean the panes. If you are looking for a quick and effective cleaner, use HG stove glass cleaner.

how to clean fireplace glass1. Clean wood burner pane with ash

You can use the ash from the fireplace to clean your stove pane with a natural product. This works as follows: 

  1. Sweep some loose ash and soot from the pane in a dish. 
  2. Add water to the dish and make a thick paste.
  3. Dip a sheet of strong kitchen roll in the mixture.
  4. Scrub the glass with the mixture in circular motions.
  5. Dry with kitchen roll.

2. Clean a fireplace window or glass on a fireplace door with vinegar

One way of cleaning a stove pane or the fireplace glass without chemical products is by using vinegar and water. This makes the glass shine. 

  1. Wipe off the ash residues with strong kitchen roll.
  2. Mix one part of vinegar with three parts of water in a plant spray.
  3. Spray the solution on the glass. 
  4. Polish the glass with kitchen roll.
  5. Dry with kitchen roll.

3. Cleaning panes or glass with tea and newspaper

For the final method you simply use two items you will have in your house: tea and kitchen roll. 

  1. Fill a dish with tea.
  2. Dip your kitchen roll in the tea and ball up the paper.
  3. Scrub the pane of your stove or the glass of the fire. 
  4. Moisten newspaper and remove the last bits. 
  5. Dry with kitchen roll.

HG stove glass cleaner: a stove cleaner for persistent dirt

clean fireplace glass The above tips can help, but they produce mess and they are not always effective. You will have a shiny stove with HG stove glass cleaner. The cleaner removes soot, grease, and tar effortlessly from glass panes in stoves and fires. Your stove or fire will look like new with HG stove glass cleaner. The product is also suitable for removing small amounts of soot from bricks. 

This is how you use HG stove glass cleaner:

  1. Leave your stove or fire to cool.
  2. Spray the cleaner on the windows or the glass of your fireplace.
  3. Leave to work for 3 to 5 minutes.
  4. Wipe off with a wet sponge.
  5. Dry with kitchen roll.
    • We recommend you repeat the treatment on badly affected areas.

3 tips for preventing a burnt pane

Although you can never escape a good clean from time to time, there are ways to reduce the chance of a burnt pane. 

  1. Always burn dry wood for cleaner burning and less soot.
  2. Always start with kindling when you warm up the stove and the flue.
  3. Make sure the temperature is high to reduce the deposits on your glass.

Frequently Asked Questions about how to clean fireplace glass

Why should I clean my fireplace glass or my fireplace window?

When you light the fire, soot and other dirt is always formed inside the stove or fireplace. This produces the chance of deposits on your glass. The result is that you can hardly see the beautiful flames.

How do I clean my fireplace glass or my fireplace window?

There are various ways to clean your glass:

  1. Ash.
  2. Vinegar and water.
  3. Tea and newspaper.
  4. HG stove glass cleaner 

Which HG product do I use to clean my fireplace glass or my fireplace window?

HG stove glass cleaner removes soot, grease, and tar effortlessly from glass windows in stoves and fires. Your stove or fire will look like new with HG stove glass cleaner. The product is also suitable for removing minor soot on bricks. 

How can I prevent a burnt pane?

Although you can never escape a good clean from time to time, there are ways to reduce the chance of a burnt pane. 

  1. Always burn dry wood for cleaner burning and less soot.
  2. Always start with kindling when you warm up the stove and the flue.
  3. Make sure the temperature is high to reduce the deposits on your glass.

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