During the warmer months, it can be easy to forget about your fireplace, but when the temperatures begin to drop, cleaning your fireplace is one of the first chores that should be on your list. In fact, you should be sweeping your fireplace after each cord of wood or calling a certified chimney sweep to do it for you. At Rettinger Fireplace Systems, one of the leading fireplace stores in New Jersey, we want to help you keep your fireplace working perfectly throughout the fall and winter, and that starts with knowing how to clean your fireplace properly.

In this infographic, we’ll give you the five simple steps to clean your fireplace that the team at our NJ fireplace store recommend so that you can restore your fireplace to the way it looked when you first bought it.