The brass brush is a handy tool in your fireplace. It helps you clean the ashes so that your fireplace can stay functional at all times. The brush has strong bristles that have been made to the right thickness and length. The brush can conform for ease of use and can stay the same for a really long time. You get a long handle that has a good grip that can keep the handle going for a lifetime. The finishes are amazing that come with the brush.