Chem-Dry Takes Home 2021 Global Franchise Award
A business model designed to help franchise owners start small and offer the services valued by their communities, has created a global footprint
The latest Global Franchise Awards have been released by Global Franchise magazine, and the Chem-Dry carpet cleaning franchise opportunity has picked up the “best property maintenance franchise” honors.
This is the latest recognition Chem-Dry’s carpet cleaning franchise has received in 2021. Why? Because after more than forty years of helping entrepreneurs build successful small businesses and achieve financial independence, Chem-Dry continues to evolve, innovate and grow across the globe.
How Global Franchise chooses top brands
The Global Franchise “aim to celebrate the brands that are working hardest to advance the cause of international franchising, and recognize excellence within the field of international franchise,” the magazine said in its announcement of this year’s honorees. Here are the four values they look for when choosing the best of the best:
- Has truly global intentions.
- A great relationship between franchisor and franchisee.
- Will have an innovative marketing and promotions plan.
- Has advanced the cause of international franchising.
Chem-Dry’s carpet cleaning franchise continues to expand on multiple continents
As a global franchising leader, Chem-Dry does all that and more. It’s why the brand has recently announced a new Master Franchise agreement in Gabon, and why entrepreneurs in Europe, Africa, and Asia continue to explore bringing this exciting concept to their countries. “And all the while, U.S. growth continues to be strong,” says Douglas Smith, Senior Vice President of Franchise Development.
“Chem-Dry is a whole-home cleaning franchise, and one with very low overhead and affordable entry costs,” Smith says. “That’s a message that succeeds in any size market, in any part of the world. We are pleased that the team at Global Franchise sees what we already know: This is a brand that helps entrepreneurs achieve their business-ownership dreams.”
Chem-Dry is the world’s largest carpet and upholstery cleaning franchise with more than 3,000 franchises in more than 55 countries, serving 11,000 homes, and businesses a day. Chem-Dry has been Entrepreneur magazine’s top-rated carpet cleaning franchise for 33 straight years. The Chem-Dry Hot Carbonating Extraction process delivers a faster-drying, deeper, and more environmentally friendly clean that appeals to home and business owners. In addition to carpet and area rugs, Chem-Dry provides cleaning and renewal services for tile and stone, granite countertops, leather and upholstery, air ducts and dryer vents.