North Carolina residents are no strangers to fireplaces. Once the temperatures drops the fireplaces light up but, before they do, chimney cleaning is a good idea. All Out Chimney Sweep offer professional chimney sweeping services to help keep your home and family safe. In addition to making fireplaces and chimneys safer to use, A.O.C.S. will also perform gutter service (gutter repair & gutter cleaning) and dryer vent cleaning.
Did you know that the modern chimney sweeper brush is said to have been invented in 1828 by Joseph Glass? It is true! The trade itself has an even older history dating back as far as the 1600's. A.O.C.S. may not have as long of a history but we are proud to be family owned and operated for 35 years. As certified chimney sweeps we provide the following chimney services to Charlotte area residents, including those with a Rumford fireplace:
Chimney Cleaning / Chimney Sweeping
Fireplace Inspections & Chimney Inspections
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Chimney swifts are small birds who got their name because of their inclination to nest in chimneys. They have also been known to nest in hollow trees and similar structures. It is common for homeowners to find a family of chimney swifts taking up shelter inside their chimney. Although the birds themselves may not be seen at first, unless they enter the home through an open fireplace, their chittering will likely be heard. Fortunately, chimney swifts do not pose a serious or permanent problem.
Contrary to popular belief, these little birds can be quite beneficial to have around a home. They aid the...
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Spending money on firewood can be a seasonal or year-round investment depending your use of a wood burning fireplace or stove. The first thing to know is that it’s important to choose the proper wood. After you purchase or chop up firewood, there is a recommended practice for storing and burning it. Below is some insight to help you through these three key steps, which should help make the most of your wood investment.
Different types of wood serve different roles when they are burned. Most people select a...
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Chimney sweeping is not a spring cleaning task that many people can handle. It is best handled by a professional and there are plenty of reasons this should be a regular practice for homeowners. Here is a look at some reasons why you should have your chimney swept.
The top reason to sweep your chimney is to...
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The practice of chimney sweeping is centuries old and just as essential now as it was in the 1800's. Keeping a chimney clean is important but there are also other maintenance that must be preformed.