The carpet and upholstery cleaning industry is huge. Everyone needs their carpet or furniture thoroughly cleaned regularly to get the longest life from them. For that reason it’s also a good industry to start a business in. Chem-Dry Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning does exactly what the name says.
As a franchisee you won’t have your own store, instead you would be based within one of the partnering Home Depots, depending on availability and other potential restrictions. The initial training process lasts over a period of 5 days and happens at their location in Logan, UT. They also have ongoing training which includes their annual convention, regional mini-conventions and communtications through a monthly newsletter and franchisee intranet.
A franchise package starts at $12,000 down and a total initial investment range that can be anywhere from $25,275 and $216,550. That depends on the equipment and territories you purchase. All potential franchisees must also pass a criminal, driving and sex offender registry check. There are currently
4,500 franchised units in place.