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Cleans creosote, a potential fire hazard, out of chimneys.
- Soot destroyers can be used in wood- gas- coal or oil-burning fireplaces. They come in a powdered form, cylindrical sticks or aerosol spray cans. They are sprinkled on hot fires.
- Creosote removers, a second type, crystallize creosote in wood-burning stoves or fireplaces. They are available in powder form and are to be sprinkled on cool fires.
- Round wire brushes are another type of cleaner. Use them in wood burning, airtight stoves and fireplace chimneys.