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Award-winning Chem-Dry is growing globally with unrivaled support

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Award-winning Chem-Dry is growing globally with unrivaled support

Backed by the BELFOR Franchise Group family of brands, franchisees can rest easy knowing top-class support is always on hand to facilitate their success

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Chem-Dry is a 45-year-old brand that is an international powerhouse in the home services sector. Recognized as the healthy home authority, the brand currently serves more than 11,000 homes and businesses each day across more than 50 countries.

The Chem-Dry green-certified core cleaning solution and proprietary hot carbonating extraction cleaning process provide a deeper clean, allow surfaces to dry faster, and leave homes and workplaces healthier.

For the second year in a row, Chem-Dry has won the Global Franchise Award for Best Property Maintenance Franchise, validating the premier status of the brand. It recognizes Chem-Dry for what it does best, which is supporting its franchisees while also making homes and workplaces cleaner, healthier and safer.

Global growth and franchisee support

The brand closed out 2021 with growth in both franchise development and same-store-sales, adding over 70 new units in North America and expanding into Cambodia and Cyprus. Looking ahead at 2022, in addition to further increasing its coverage across the U.S. and Canada, Chem-Dry is looking to expand its global footprint with international master franchises in new markets such as South America, the Middle East and North Africa.

While Chem-Dry continues to grow its international coverage, it remains focused on the hyper-local success of its franchisees. When investing in Chem-Dry, franchisees get the support of a leading global brand that remains committed to innovation in its systems, processes and services, allowing its franchisees to meet the dynamics and demand of any market.

High-quality service and reputation

Chem-Dry has earned its stellar reputation by creating cleaner and healthier indoor environments with its proprietary equipment and solutions for carpet, upholstery, granite countertops and hard floor surfaces, such as wood, tile and laminates.

In testing its processes, a study conducted by a leading independent laboratory concluded that the Chem-Dry hot carbonating extraction cleaning method removes an average of 98 per cent of common household allergens such as dog and cat dander and dust mite matter from carpets and upholstery.

Chem-Dry also has a national partnership with the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA), working to raise awareness and provide education on the importance of indoor air quality in maintaining the health and safety of homes and businesses.

Backed by the BELFOR family

Chem-Dry is part of the BELFOR Franchise Group family of residential and commercial services brands, which also includes: 1-800 WATER DAMAGE, Delta Restoration Services, DUCTZ, HOODZ, N-Hance Wood Refinishing, Blue Kangaroo Packoutz, The Patch Boys, redbox+, WINMAR and Z PLUMBERZ – all recognized as trusted leaders in their industries.

In total, BELFOR Franchise Group brands sold over 250 new franchises last year. Notably, HOODZ is celebrating its recent expansion into the U.K. and Ireland, bringing its international presence to four countries. With the backing of parent company BELFOR, the world’s largest property restoration business, plus a strong support system across its family of leading services franchise brands, Chem-Dry presently has prime territories available worldwide and is actively seeking entrepreneurs to join its mission of delivering safer, healthier spaces across the globe.

At a Glance Chem-Dry

Year established: 1977
Number of franchised outlets: U.S. – 1763, international – 859, total – 2,616
Location of units: 50 plus countries, with the largest presences in the Australia, Canada, U.K and the U.S.
Investment range: (International) – $60,000 – $250,000 US
Investment range: (US) – $68,145 – $191,196
Minimum required capital (US): $50,000 – $80,000 based on what is purchased initially
Contact: Joe Manuszak

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