Brown’s Chem-Dry is proud to be family owned and operated since August 1997 by Ken & Ann Brown. Ken & Ann always like to do things naturally. When they initially learned about the Chem-Dry carpet cleaning process and that it harnesses the power of carbonation to deep clean carpets, didn’t require harsh & harmful chemicals, and was environmentally friendly, they were sold. They wanted a process they would feel comfortable using in their own home, and one they could stand behind and promote with a clear conscience. That’s what they wanted, so why not for their customers.
Formerly called Ace Chem-Dry, they decided to change them name to Brown’s Chem-Dry once their children became involved in the business. Their kids grew up with the business, helped in the office and with the actual cleaning, and learned all the aspects of the business. They were homeschooled, and were able to develop & learn entrepreneurial skills, office management, money saving skills, people skills and more.
The Brown Family loves to go biking together, tend their large garden, support healthy living, cooking with natural foods, and so much more. We are proud to be The Healthy Home Authority and sincerely look forward to serving you and making your home a healthier place!
History of the Chem-Dry Brand
As a young man working his way through law school in the early 1970’s, Robert Harris was a carpet cleaner who was working for someone else. Unhappy with the performance of the cleaning products then available, he began looking for a better solution. His research stretched into years and years of studying the chemical properties of cleaning formulas and years of backbreaking experiments which required cleaning areas of dirty carpets with one formula and then another.
Eventually, he developed a revolutionary carbonated solution that not only cleaned beautifully, but was also safe and non-toxic. With the birth of Chem-Dry in 1977 came self-employment and success. The demand for his cleaning services mushroomed and soon friends and family clamored for his secret. From the first small group of franchises, the Chem-Dry network has grown to thousands of successful franchises around the world. As the Chem-Dry family increases, Robert Harris has seen his own success story repeated by many franchisees.
Now, after more than 45 years, Chem-Dry is ranked the #1 Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Company in America by Entrepreneur Magazine, with more locations than any other business in the industry! Led by Brand President Ed Quinlan, Chem-Dry continues its mission today of being an innovation leader and helping provide cleaner and healthier homes and workplaces for people around the world.
Chem-Dry is also a member of the BELFOR Franchise Group family of brands, which includes 12 other residential and commercial services franchise brands such as N-Hance Wood Refinishing, redbox+ Dumpsters, 1-800 WATER DAMAGE, The Patch Boys, DUCTZ, HOODZ, and more.