Common hazardous ingredients
Cupric chloride, kerosene, pine oil, trisodium phosphate.
Use according to label instructions. Avoid breathing vapors and wear heavy rubber gloves.
Keep container tightly closed when not in use. Store out of reach of children and pets.
Best: Use up or give away. Rinse out empty container and dispose in the garbage.
Second best: Take to a hazardous waste facility or collection event.
- Burn dry, clean wood. Firewood should be dried at least six to eight months before use.
- Do not damper too far. Smoldering fires can cause the most soot and creosote buildup.
- Use a flue brush.
- Have your chimney professionally cleaned at least once per year; the best time is in the fall.