For Second Straight Year, Chem-Dry Carpet Cleaning Franchise Earns Top 50 Spot On Prestigious Franchise 500 List

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Chem-Dry is ranked top in the carpet cleaning franchise category by Entrepreneur magazine.

Entrepreneur magazine honors Chem-Dry as top carpet cleaning franchise makes list for 25th straight year

For the second consecutive year, Chem-Dry, the world?s largest carpet cleaning company, ranks in the top 50 on Entrepreneur magazine?s annual Franchise 500 list of top franchise opportunities.

In the magazine?s most recent Franchise 500 list Chem-Dry ranked 48th overall and first among carpet cleaning companies; it ranked 46th and first on the 2012 list.

Chem-Dry has made the Franchise 500 for 25 straight years, an astonishing feat in the franchise industry.

?Making the Franchise 500 list for 25 years in a row is a fantastic feat, and getting ranked in the top 50 again makes the accomplishment all the more satisfying,? said Dan Tarantin, president and CEO of Harris Research Inc., Chem-Dry?s parent company. ?Chem-Dry is not just a consistently good franchise system. It?s a consistently excellent franchise system, and Entrepreneur?s recognition confirms that.?

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Entrepreneur magazine ranks franchise systems according to objective, measurable aspects of each franchise?s operation, including financial strength and stability, growth rate and system size.

Founded in 1977, Chem-Dry is the world?s leading carpet and upholstery cleaner, serving 10,000 homes a day. Its green-certified solution and proprietary hot carbonating extraction process deliver a faster-drying, deeper, healthier cleaning. Its highly ranked franchise system, which consists of 3,500 units, extends worldwide.

Harris Research invests heavily in research and development, employing chemists to develop cleaning solutions, such as its Pet Urine & Odor Removal (P.U.R.T.) treatment formulated not to merely mask scents but attack the chemical bonds that cause dried urine crystals to cling to surfaces, destroying the source of the stain and smell. Its advanced carpet cleaning methods provide the foundation for franchisees? success, and its support and training helps ensure that customers enjoy a consistent, professional experience.

In addition to being one of the top franchises overall according to Entrepreneur, Chem-Dry is also one of the top low-investment franchises. You can start your own business with as little as $9,995 down. And you don?t have to scrap with bank after bank to get a loan. Harris Research offers its own financing ? a sign of just how confident we are in our systems.

To learn more about the R&D and support that has made Chem-Dry America?s largest carpet cleaner, visit, where you can find franchisee reviews on our blog and can fill out a form to download a free franchise information report.

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