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Chem-Dry Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning


Initial fee: $15,000
Royalty fee: $350/mo.
Total investment: $32,650 - $127,000
Term of agreement:  4 years, renewable

Carpet, drapery & upholstery cleaning; tile & stone care

Chem-Dry is associated with cleanness, safety and reliability. The company provides carpet cleaning services to corporate and residential clients. Chem-Dry uses hot carbonated extraction method and environment-friendly products for healthier and greener results.


Chem-Dry is the largest carpet-clean franchise in the world. It provides franchise opportunities for people who want to participate with minimal financial investments. The company offers a business purchase with low risk and start-up expenses while the return on investment is high. Entrepreneurs can grow as big as they want. If they purchase more units they can get territorial protection and lock a certain market area. The business can be run from home and absentee ownership is allowed so entrepreneurs can keep their current jobs.


The company has been franchising since 1978. All 4,000 Chem-Dry offices are owned by franchisees and approximately 35% of them own more than one unit. In 2003, Chem-Dry was acquired by Home Depot.


Just as clients can trust their homes and families with Chem-Dry, so can entrepreneurs trust the company with their businesses. Chem-Dry provides tools for a safe and prosperous business. The franchise fee is as low as $15,000. Franchisees pay fixed royalty fee of $350 per month which is relatively law for the industry. Financing is available for start-up expenses. The company charges no interest and no payments during the first four months of operation to ensure financially stable start of the business. 


Starting your own business with Chem-Dry is possible with low investment and strong financial and operational support. Independent entrepreneurs have little chance of survival in the cleaning industry and Chem-Dry gives them the chance to join the company and leave competition worries in the past.


Chem-Dry is the leading carpet cleaning company. It provides professional carpet and upholstery, and stone cleaning services. Chem-Dry uses the power of carbonation for dirt-free and drier results. The company consists from 4,000 franchises. It ensures safety and reliability to both clients and franchisees.

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