Originally Posted by PrincessFiona60
I also need to buy a set of fireplace tools, I have nothing to clean out the leftover ashes.
If money is tight the first year or you don't find a set of fireplace tools that you really like you can get by cleaning up the COLD
ashes with a dustpan and broom from the Dollar General. Also check to see if the fireplace has a little metal door in the floor of the fireplace to sweep the ashes into the basement portion of the fireplace.