Chem-Dry, the biggest carpet cleaning franchise in the world with over 3,500 locations, has a new feather to add to its cap when it comes to getting homes clean. A recently commissioned independent study from a leading air quality laboratory has found that the franchise's Hot Carbonating Extraction process removes an astounding 98.1 percent of the typical household allergens from upholstery and carpets. Chem-Dry's cleaning process was also found to eliminate 89 percent of airborne bacteria in the homes cleaned.A varied group of consumer homes located in the United States and other countries were used for the study, with common allergens including dust mites and pet dander.
The company's CEO, Dan Tarantin, spoke about the incredible results. According to Tarantin, the franchise's green-friendly cleaning processes have now been proven and this news cements Chem-Dry's place as the leading cleaning brand for a healthy home.
Franchisees will benefit tremendously from the study, per Chem-Dry's Vice President of Franchise Development D'Wayne Tanner. Since customers want both clean and healthy homes, Chem-Dry franchise becomes an even more attractive choice for this type of service and franchisees can use the strong results as an effective selling point.
Chem-Dry Franchise at a Glance
Since 1977, Chem-Dry has been developing and using safer and more effective carpet and upholstery cleaning solutions for its customers. The combination of organic solutions and hot, carbonated water results in a cleaner home that dries faster, since Chem-Dry's processes use around 80 percent less water than its competitors.
The carpet cleaning industry in Canada is strong and growing. Everyone has carpets but less time available to clean them properly. Chem-Dry brings a necessary service and convenience to homeowners across the country, and its numbers are strong: The average revenue per franchisee is $263,779 (US). With the results from this new study, incoming and current franchisees will be armed with a powerful marketing tool about what Chem-Dry has to offer.
Since the company offers in-house financing, a prospective franchisee can enter the company with just $9,995 down, and royalty fees are less than $400 a month regardless of what type of package is chosen.
Chem-Dry franchise has been growing for decades and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. With the new marketing angle, franchisees will be even more empowered when it comes to selling their services.