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Knowledge Base Using and Maintaining Your Stove

Burnt Out Riddling Grates or Fire Bars

Common cause of burnt out or distorted grates and bars are as follows:

Over-firing - this is often identifiable by an upward distortion of grate or bars
Incorrect choice of fuel - this results in the distortion of grate or bars
Large build ups of ash in the ashpan can result in extreme temperatures directly beneath the grate or bars often evident by downward distortion