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  • Too dirty?

    The previous owners of the house I am about to buy have used hundreds of fire bricks as pavers for paths. They have been in the ground for 7-10 years. Can they be cleaned up and used in an oven? Any recommendations on how to clean them?

  • #2
    Re: Too dirty?

    Wash and scrub and then dry them. Are they really firebricks?

    Chirs

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    • #3
      Re: Too dirty?

      they are probably red clay bricks, not fire bricks.

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      • #4
        Re: Too dirty?

        Jeep, That's my bet too.. But just in case..

        Chris

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        • #5
          Re: Too dirty?

          Pictures, we need pictures.
          The English language was invented by people who couldnt spell.

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          • #6
            Re: Too dirty?

            Easiest way to clean any "dirty" bricks is with a pressure washer with a wide adjustable p]spray rather than a pencil jett them drain and then mortar them into place.

            Neill
            Prevention is better than cure, - do it right the first time!

            The more I learn, the more I realise how little I know


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            • #7
              Re: Too dirty?

              Definitely firebricks, yellow with clean, sharp edges. Tough too, a 1000lb limb from a locust fell and drove several 2-3 feet into the ground, I haven't found any broken pieces yet..
              I am trying to attach a picture now... Here goes.
              Attached Files

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              • #8
                Re: Too dirty?

                if you already have a pizza oven, cook them!
                The high heat will clean them nicely. Make sure they are dry.

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                • #9
                  Re: Too dirty?

                  You don't need an oven, just build them into a very loose pile and build a fire on top of them.

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                  • #10
                    Re: Too dirty?

                    Originally posted by Tscarborough View Post
                    You don't need an oven, just build them into a very loose pile and build a fire on top of them.
                    Thanks! Great idea. Don't have an oven yet, but I do have a couple of campfire rings, and can make a makeshift fire pit or kiln-like structure...

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                    • #11
                      Re: Too dirty?

                      Here (finally) is a picture- dug 400 or so of them out of the garden paths. Can anyone tell by looking what type of firebrick these are?
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                      • #12
                        Re: Too dirty?

                        you could weigh them and then measure the dimensions to calculate the density.

                        After you know that, here is a good reference that could help:

                        Firebricks are actually fire clay bricks. Thermal conductivity. Cutting with diamond wheel.

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