How to clean the outside of the fireplace?

samhoff2 Posted By samhoff2, Nov 14, 2011 at 3:17 AM

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    During installation I accidentally got some paint on the outside of my fireplace. How to clean it off please? I don't want to use chemicals that will hurt it, but don't really want to fire it up in case it cooks it on?

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    Sam
     

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    If it's just interior latex wall paint, and it hasn't been there long, you might actually be able to soften and remove it with water, a soft terrycloth towel, and some patience. If that doesn't work, there are a number of commercially available cleaners...like Goof Off...but I don't know what's in them, or how safe they would be to use on the original appliance finish. Might take some experimenting. Good luck with it. Rick
     
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