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A place in a home connected to a chimney where logs of wood are burnt in order to heat a room
There isn't a big danger if it isn't in use. The only danger would be if they fell and hit themselves on it. You'll just have to watch them carefully around the wood stove and teach them not to run around it and to be careful. Kids can learn at a really young age the proper behavior around different…
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First off where is it? If it is in line then you can cut that section off and replace it with rubber fuel line of equal size.
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It is easiest if the gas line and the electrical outlet are already set up in your home. At that point, it is easy to set up the appliance. When hooking up a new or used gas appliance it is required that you use a new gas line. I always try to use a flexible line and make sure it is extra long so …
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Duck Tape Go to a home depot or lowes and buy aluminum peel and stick tape for a perm. repair
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First of all DO NOT start a fire in the fireplace to drive the bees out. The bees could have damaged the lining of the fireplace creating a home fire hazard or created a nest that is blocking the flue and this will back smoke up into the house. Step 1. Install a chimney balloon or inflatable damper…
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We used to keep a block of paraffin wax wrapped in cheescloth. Once in awhile, we would run the hot iron over the wax and wipe off the residue. This resulted in a slick, clean iron. To remove melted plastic and fabrics, heat at low setting just until material softens, and scrape off with a smooth …
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First, brush off the loose ashes. Spray the brick with water. Then, mix a mild cleaner with water and use that to clean off the soot.
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Answer light a fire CHECK AND SEE IF AN ANIMAL OR BIRD HAS BUILT NEST WHICH IS KEEPING YOUR CHIMNEY'S FLUE OPEN. Answer You need to close the damper. look inside the flute 4 handle,and push or pull. Answer It could either be your Flue is stuck open slightly or you have a crack in the chimney...eithe…
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Besides having a fireplace insert with blower installed. There is very little you can do to help a wood burning fireplace be an effective heat producer for your home. Here are a couple of items that may help, but keep in mind fireplaces by design tend to leak interior air when they are dormant and a…
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have you checked to see that gas is getting to the valve if it is the pilot could be stopped up pull it try to clean it soak in spray carb cleaner ect. blow out with compressed air or replace with new one  Take the tubing loose from the pilot assembly and depress the pilot valve on the gas val…
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Cast iron is a very hard material, and the best way to clean it is with a stiff wire brush. These can be purchased for around one or �1 or �2 ($2.00 or $3.00). If the fireplace is "in situ" you should be able to clean most of the visible surfaces easily. If the fireplace is "out" and you can …
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Building over a Septic Drainfield or Leachfield Septic drainfields and an equal sized replacement area should ideally be located in an area that receives little or no surface disturbance. For example they can't be under driveways, or in a pasture where the ground might be compacted by livestock o…
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Bird Nests, Straw, Grass, E.T.C Becuase If you don't have the screen on the cap the birds will make a nest in there because it is warm. You can but the screen or cover, at any hardaware store, or building Centre.  Birdnests, Because birds like to nest in there because it is warm. you can buy a…
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Answer $400 in parts and $2-300 for labor I live in the southeastern U.S. and you wont get a deck built here for that price. You need to consider the height from the ground,do you want hand rails around it ? In some counties and cities you have to put hand rails on it if it,s so many inches off …
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Answer There are many kinds of dampers, depending upon how old the house is and the choice by the masons. Many dampers have a hinge on the rear and a handle that can be pushed or lifted to lift the front and latch it open. Others have a lever designed to move with a knob or chain connected to th…
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Answer Virginia is a Caveat Emptor state (Buyer Beware). Basically, the obligations of a seller are established by the contract for sale, not by legislation. The standard Northern Virginia contract does require all plumbing and all appliances to be functioning (paragraph 7). Also, there is a para…
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damper is a Australian bread.That is a type of food from Australia.
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A fireplace can be placed inside of a gazebo. There are several plans available. The trick is finding the right fireplace design to fit your gazebo and building it properly as not to present a hazard.
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Hi, I have owned an operated a 120 for about 22 years and they are awesome and are very dependable shotguns. I purchased mine from Smoke and Gun in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-Microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Waukegan<…
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The purpose of the fireplace damper is to keep the outside elements, outside. The damper is opened only when there is a fire in the fireplace.
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Answer I just had the A/C guy do my old residential a/c system and he charged me $125 and added 4 pounds of Freon 22. That included the service call. It took him about 10 -15 minutes. But like they say, it ain't what you do it's what you know. This was 6/25/2007 in Boise Idaho. He said he was ex…
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Though willow is considered a hardwood, it doesn't burn as well as some other hardwoods that burn well in fireplaces, such as apple, beech, eucalyptus, hickory, maple, oak, and more. Additional response - It depends upon what you mean by good. Seasoned (dried) Willow will burn just fine in your…
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Sprinkling charcoal in a flame will cause the flame to change colors. This is apparent in fireworks displays, which routinely use charcoal.
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no because the heat will affect the electronics in the tv
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Well I had the same problem before. A little bleach fixed the problem --------- It depends on the kind of paint that's on the metal. Latex paint will come off a number of ways: 1. Warm water and dish soap with a VERY soft scrubbing pad often works. 2. Rubbing alcohol or ammonia will also work a…
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look for itYou are on the right track. and if for long term - remove the vent cover and stuff old clothes in there to stop all air movement. Seal up the gap under the room door and if it has a return air duct in the room seal it up also. You will then have more AC air diverted to where you need it. …
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3.14*3*20*12= 2260.8 sq inthe heating surface of a fire tube boiler is determined by adding all of the surface of the tubes that have hot water on one side and/or fire or gases of combustion on the other, including the super heater and economizer.
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Oil is the most expensive way to heat anything. Check your cost per kwh on your electric bill- easy way= forget all the blah blah and divide the total $ by the total kw. The most efficient heat source is a heat pump. For $400 worth of heat with electric or gas equipment, the same heat may cost you a…
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Because of the war in the middle east. We are fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan they make the prices so much. when we are done with this war it will be less.
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Paint stripper, gloves, and a brush. Check with paint stores for stripper, and for the RIGHT gloves.
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Answer First of all, wood can be broken down into three elements: carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. To create fire you need heat, fuel and oxygen. By providing the wood you have fuel and since it contains oxygen, you have that as well. By raising the heat of it enough, even in a vacuum you are eventua…
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The best remedy for skunk odor is BON-CC-41. Other remedy's aren't as safe or good. Tomato juice is a old wives tale. It just masks the odor or tricks your nose into thinking the skunk odor is gone, but really your just smelling the tomato juice because they is the new scent. The hydrogen peroxide m…
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you are probably out of gas, or if it(the tank) was recently filled, there may be an air bubble, that happened with mine. Also, there could be a dirt particle on the lense of the pilot blocking it, usually the propane or gas company can come out and check it or clean it if necessary. They told us t…
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he smokes weed and mayfair he started when he was 12 he says he has'nt but he has x
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Fuel plus Oxygen plus the addition of enough energy to begin the fire.
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In March 2011, Washington State, cost to add a gas fireplace and standard size/quality unit, including construction costs and plumbing gas lines where service already exists: about $5,000. Could cut costs to as little as $3,500-$4,000 by going with a very inefficient smaller unit, but if you're spe…
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Contrary to popular belief, burning Pine does not cause any more creosote buildup than hard wood. A "cool" fire with any wood is what causes creosote buildup. I burn about a 50-50 mix of hardwoods and pine. I check my chimney twice a year and I've never (I repeat never) had any creosote buildup in m…
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There are many factors to consider when installing a wooden stove. The first step when installing is to look out for the one that suits your requirements. Some wood stoves are customized for your fireplace and are generally easier to install than the freestanding wood stove. Once the stove has been …
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Rubber tree wood is not safe for burning in a fireplace indoors. Rubber tree would can be burned in an outside fire pit. Sometimes the fumes from rubber tree wood can be toxic.
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Answer 1 Yes, IF they are installed to fully meet the specifications of the manufacturer, AND IF the reflecting surface is kept clean.
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According to NFPA 211 (The national standard for fireplaces) Chimneys SHALL stand 3' above the roofline AND 2' above anything within 10' (This is the 3-2-10 rule)
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Skin is another name for the human flesh. Human flesh is an organ and has cells within it. The human flesh will burn immediately when touched by fire.
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A Dutch oven is a cooking pot made out of iron (or, usually, cast iron), and with a tight-fitting lid.
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Here is a list of 50 or so different woods and their BTU/cord output. Hemlock ranks right below pine and comes in at 39th on the list. http:/www.chimneysweeponline.com/howood.htm ALTERNATE ANSWER Hemlock, like pine, spruce and other evergreen trees is dangerous to use for heating your house. The am…
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Answer: Burning of wood is a process of combustion. By definition if something is undergoing combustion oxygen must be involved in the reaction.
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Answer Because heat is a big factor in starting and keeping a fire. You have air, and fuel, and the heat is already factored in. Yes, but that is not all The wood that is already there burning helps too because the fact that it is burning means that most of the wood is dry, and dry wood burns…
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It depends on what you are burning but a candle burns at 760'F.
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A cord is defined as 128 cubic feet (3.62 m3), corresponding to a woodpile 4 feet (122 cm) wide, 4 feet (1.2 m) high and 8 feet (244 cm) long. So the weight would depend on the type of wood. Cherry or apple would weigh several times what balsa would. Also, the pieces of wood are irregular in shape …
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Answer You can, but I wouldn't suggest that you do. Heat is one of the biggest killers of today's TV sets. That's why so many of them have all those built in fans.
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A cord of wood is worth around $180. The price may be different depending on the type of wood, as well as the season.
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It varies with weight and activity, but a widely accepted approximation is 100 Watts, or 340 Btu/hr, averaged throughout the day.
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you need a chimney, wood burning sauna stove and a sauna. That's pretty much it.
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When foam burns it produces a lot of noxious chemical byproducts. A lot of these are toxic and can cause respiratory distress or even death.
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not recommended due to excessive creosote buildup Edit - Water, not wood type, has the greatest impact on creosote production. If the Gum is properly seasoned (dried to approximately 20% moisture) it will not produce more creosote than any other seasoned wood. And Gum has more energy per volume t…
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In your mouth by chewing gum but on your hands you need hand sanitizer
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I too have a HOMEWARD STOVE INSERT. The owner's manual shows an address of 277 Industrial Park Drive, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30245. I think that they are no longer around or changed names or were bought out. I need to replace my door glass.
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Answer By flue, I believe you mean the damper in the chimney, which has the effect of closing off the flue. Close the damper any time you are not using the fireplace. Remember -heat rises -so heated air will also rise up and out the flue in the winter. In the summer it is also good to keep the fl…
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It depends on what area you live in. If you have any doubts, contact your local fire department who should have the most accurate information. As for California, there are "no-burn" days in Central California. This is now the law in many other parts of the country as well.
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Yes, poplar wood can be toxic to some individuals. However, it really is only harmful if you have allergies to wood.
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Sand is a solid!
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If everything on your car ( thermostat, heater core, heat controls, water pump) has been changed and you are sure that it all works, check the water flow. A clog or an air bubble in the heat lines will cause coolant to not flow and have no heat output.
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use fox pee. I know it sounds redneck but a fox is a skunks only NATURAL pred... I lived in a trailer home park and this kept me skunk free... lowes, dicks and gander mt sell it
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NO! Thats Highly dangerous as varnished, painted, and green treated woods release terrible toxins as they burn. Residue from treated wood sticks to the chiminey liner, if enough is burned, a liquid form of the residue will acumulate and run down the chimney liner. Never burn painted, stained, or t…
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could be dirt contacts on the Power Supply Unit, or maybe a corroded wire that needs to be resoldered somewhere in between. the power supply unit is located right above your "right" knee when you drive, in the panel below the steering wheel. The PSU is 5x5x1, and shouldn't be too hard to get to. f…
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A fire brick, or refractory brick, is a block of ceramic material that can withstand high temperatures and is used to line furnaces, kilns, fireboxes, and fireplaces. For example, they use it to surround pipes, conduits, etc. in walls as fire breaks. Hard fire bricks are used on the inside of things…
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Heat is one of the things needed to maintain a fire. The others are oxygen and fuel. The amount of heat throughout the flame varies. The color is an indicator of the temperature.
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Sycamore trees have huge trunks that often split near the bottom. They grow best in open areas. A sycamore should not be planted closer than 15 feet to a building of any kind.
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A noble man lost his wife so he and his three daughters were left with nothing. They had no money. Then one day his daughters just got done washing their clothes and they hung their stockings by the fire place. Then that night St. Nicolas came and put gold in them and the daughters were able to marr…
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When a fireplace is not being used... glass doors are not a good way to stop cold air from exiting the chimney. The first thing that needs to be done is the fireplace damper should be closed to prevent this heat loss. If the damper is not-functional or absent a chimney balloon or chimney top damper …
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White House Facts: There are 132 rooms, 32 bathrooms, and 6 levels to accommodate all the people who live in, work in, and visit the White House. There are also 412 doors, 147 windows, 28 fireplaces, 7 staircases, and 3 elevators.
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Most building regulations defer to the manufacturer's recomendations when it comes to appliances. I know this is true for fireplaces in my district.
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Answer Yes. And it gives off a lovely smell, too. Answer Olive wood is a very hard, condensed wood. It is very hard to catch alight, but once it burns, it does so for a long time and gives off a lot of heat.
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because they contain methane, which is a flammable substance.According to the TV show QI, the main flammable ingredient is hydrogen. (whatdoctor)
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If the fire is in use (especially if it is a coal fire - sooty and often hot) I would not fix a TV there. Otherwise, bolt special mounting plates directly onto the chimney-breast bricks, and run a power cable and aerial lead from the nearest source as neatly as possible, usually behind the skirting-…
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You cannot melt wood,You cannot burn silver,within the above.
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Mix 1/2 cup of ammonia with 1 gallon of water in a bucket. Use a stiff bristled brush to scrub the calcium deposits with the ammonia water solution. Let the solution remain on the calcium deposits for 10 minutes, then rinse with clean water that does not contain ammonia. Repeat the process if necess…
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A hearth is a brick- or stone-lined fireplace or stove that is often used for cooking. A hearth can also be defined as the stone or brick floor of a fireplace. It often extends onto the floor of a room.A hearth is a brick- or stone-lined fireplace or stove that is often used for cooking. A hearth ca…
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If you have a damper in the fireplace there should be a handle that will allow you to close this damper or metal flapper. If the damper or metal flapper is missing, damaged or broken you can get parts to fix it or you can install a chimney balloon to plug the chimney at the bottom or a chimney top d…
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ANSWER:Live rhodendron contains gryanotoxin, which is poisonous if ingested. When burned the gryanotoxin is destroyed at temperatures of 300 degres and above, and no evidence of toxicity has been found in the smoke or coals of the rhododendron plant. It is a hard long-burning wood and can be used sa…
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It is with the help of professionals that an active, huge bee hive can be removed from a chimney. The best and most comprehensive head-to-toe personal protective equipment will not prepare the home leaser, owner, or renter for such a monumental and potentially life-threatening task.
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Yes! you can burn any wood, if you are burning for supplementary heat anyway. If wood is your only heat source, i would suggest oak, locust, or hickory. they are the best. easy to split and produce a lot of heat and last a while. cherry is a good one too. Bradford pear is decent wood. i rank it as a…
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The wood fireplace goes back thousands of years and no one knows who invented it. Benjamin Franklin invented a particular kind of stove (not a fireplace) that was more effective and efficient than a fireplace in warming a room and in fuel consumption. The Franklin Stove was also easier and safer to …
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The first gas fireplace is unknown to me but the regular fireplace was made by Benjamin Franklin and it was called the Franklin stove
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I am having the same problem, possible one of two answers. It's either the switch or the valve. If you follow the cord from the switch it will have a black and a white wire attached to the gas valve under the fireplace. To rule out the switch as the problem take a ordinary paper clip and touch it to…
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This repair is best handled by a professional, but if you can get your hands on a good quality 316 Ti alloy flexible stainless steel liner or rigid liner sections, you may be able to handle it with help from a friend. Most liners come with instructions from the manufacturer. Follow these closely. Ba…
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They go berserk.
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There should be a louvered intake outside the fireplace, and a steel door covering the intake tunnel, inside the house located towards the front, and in the floor of the fireplace.
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Why does fire kill humans. It's the same concept. >_>
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The best way to clean a limestone fireplace is by using a pH neutral stone cleaner. This cleaner is used with warm water and a sponge.
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132 bedrooms and 35 Bathrooms and 412 and 147 windows and 28 fireplaes and 8 staircases and 3 elvators
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The zinc coating which is using for galvanizing emits toxic gas when burned.
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