Cleaning brown stains off a wood burner front glass

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  1. markymark2406

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    What’s the quickest way to remove brown stains off a glass door on a wood burner, I find that you can do it with great effort with a kitchen sponge (the ones with a green non scratch thing on)

    many ideas ?
     
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    I had an oven that collected a brown coating on the glass window, I used a razor blade type scraper, get the angle right and it comes quite clean.
    Another option is to wipe it with caustic soda solution, but do not let it dry on! leaves a residue that is difficult to remove if you are not careful with it, it also tends to destroy your gloves/trousers/fingers too.
     
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    0000 grade wire wool may help as it will not scratch glass.

    As mentioned I dip a damp bit of newspaper into the ash and scrub, then buff with a dry sheet.
     
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    I do it with a damp bit of kitchen towel and ash from the fire. Works really well.
     
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    Brass wire wool may work
     
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    Definitely try this first - it’s what we do, costs nothing and comes up a treat,
    Scrunch up a sheet of newspaper, dip it in some warm water then dip it in some ash from the fire.
    Scrub away and marvel at the results!
     
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    A hundred percent as above ....
     
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