FIREPLACE-Q Fireplace - Quarterly

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Special Instructions:

1.  Wear appropriate protective clothing, eye protection, and respirator when
    performing this work.
2.  Post an out-of-service sign, indicating that an inspection of the flue is in
3.  Do not use any flammable lubricants or solvents.  If lubrication is
    necessary, use only dry powdered graphite.

Items to Check & Initial Completion:

1.___ Remove loose ash and vacuum inside of fire box (fireplace).
2.___ Clean fire brick and inspect for cracks or breakage in brick or mortar
      joints.  Repair or replace as necessary.
3.___ Clean fire damper and check for proper operation.  Lubricate as required.
4.___ Clean and inspect the flue pipe and/or chimney, interior and exterior from
      hearth to top of chimney.  This will include the smoke shelf.
5.___ Clean surrounding area.

Tools and Materials:

1.  Standard Tool Kit
2.  Small shovel, dust pan, and broom
3.  Vacuum
4.  Ladder
5.  Eye protection, NIOSH approved respirator, gloves, and coveralls
6.  Chimney broom with extensions

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