Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
#74 Franchise 500| Carpet and upholstery cleaning, tile and stone care, granite countertop renewal

About
Founded

1977

Franchising Since

1978 (42 Years)

Corporate Address

124 12th Ave. S., #300
Nashville, TN 37203

CEO

Dan Tarantin

Parent Company

Harris Research Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$67,645 - $185,757

Net-worth Requirement

$70,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$50,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$23,500 - $23,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

$409/mo.

Financing Options

Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives

10% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

17 hours

Classroom Training:

23 hours

Additional Training:

Video training

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning is ranked #74 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
The Chem-Dry story began in the 1970's when Robert Harris founded the company to introduce a new way to clean carpets. Chem-Dry's Hot Carbonating Extraction process removes dirt from carpet fibers and other surfaces without introducing chemicals or saturating carpets with water. The business has grown to include upholstery, tile, stone, granite and grout cleaning, pet urine and odor removal, and water damage restoration. Today, Chem-Dry has more than 3,000 franchises in more than 55 countries.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $67,645 High - $185,757
Units
+0.6%+23 UNITS (1 Year) +2.2%+78 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

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Updated: April 30th, 2020