Chem-Dry Recognized as a Top Home-Based Franchise

Worldwide Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Leader Ranked No.10 by Entrepreneur Magazine

April 02, 2014 // // Nashville, TN – In the April 2014 issue, Chem-Dry – the world's largest carpet and upholstery cleaning service – is featured as a top home-based franchise system in Entrepreneurmagazine's 2014 Top Home-Based Franchises list. The global carpet cleaning leader and industry pioneer was ranked at no. 10, marking the 19th consecutive year the company was recognized on the list of the top 100 home-based franchises.

"Being acknowledged among so many well-known and highly regarded concepts in the franchising space is a great honor and a true testament to Chem-Dry's dedication to innovation and customer service over the last 36 years," said Dan Tarantin, CEO of Chem-Dry. "Chem-Dry has strived to develop and continuously improve our winning business model for our franchisees based on a superior, healthier carpet and upholstery cleaning process that consumers prefer. We plan to continue pushing the industry forward in the years to come and expand our brand to help more people live and work in cleaner, healthier environments."

Chem-Dry's ongoing national support, training and advanced systems, paired with its proprietary "hot carbonating extraction" cleaning method and green-certified products, have earned the franchise Entrepreneur magazine's ranking as the number one carpet and upholstery cleaning franchise for 26 straight years. The rankings are determined using an exclusive formula that takes into account objective and quantifiable factors. The most important factors include financial strength and stability, growth rate and size of the system.

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About Chem-Dry

Founded in 1977, Chem-Dry is the world's leading carpet and upholstery cleaning service, with a network of over 3,500 units in 43 countries serving over 10,000 homes a day worldwide. Its green-certified solution and proprietary hot carbonating extraction cleaning process provide a deeper clean, allow surfaces to dry faster, and leave homes and healthier. Chem-Dry has been ranked the number one carpet cleaning franchise by Entrepreneur magazine for 26 consecutive years and has been selected by Franchise Direct as one of the top 100 global franchises. For more information on franchise opportunities, visit, or to schedule a cleaning, visit is owned by Harris Research, Inc., which is also the founder and owner of the fast-growing N-Hance Wood Renewal franchise.


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Founded in 1977, Chem-Dry is the world's leading carpet and upholstery cleaning service with a network of 3,500 units in 50 countries serving over 10,000 homes a day worldwide.


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