Heaven’s Best Carpet Cleaning was ranked #72 on Entrepreneur's 2013 list of the top 500 franchises, and for good reason. The carpet-cleaning company is completely eco-friendly, using a specially formulated, water-based cleaning solution that’s safe for pets, children, and nature. Riding this wave of popularity, the company sees new owner-operated franchise locations popping up like sudsy bubbles across the U.S. every year. Though the company specializes in carpets and area rugs, technicians can also use their cleaning expertise to lift stains from car upholstery, floor tiles, or a robot’s mohawk.
The cleaning specialists of Lana's Affordable Cleaning work best alone. Their eyes seek out dust and grime before sweeping and mopping floors, washing interior windows, and sanitizing bathrooms. Clients can have the cleaning crews perform other sanitizing services, targeting areas that are often overlooked, including ceiling fans, blinds, and areas around that family that hasn’t left since last month's dinner party.
When Steven Melton cleans a carpet, he doesn’t spray, vacuum, and run. Instead, he works each carpet fiber through seven steps of cleaning designed to remove soil, banish stains, and leave carpets with a surprisingly short drying time. He utilizes non-toxic, eco-friendly cleaning solutions in tandem with a rotating brush agitator and High-Flow extractor before carefully spotting any missed spots or still-kicking stains. A post-cleaning grooming session accelerates drying time as well as the wagging of the carpet’s tail.
The old is made new again when Day One Hard Surface Restoration’s licensed and insured technicians apply their attention to carpets, tiles, and other hard surfaces in commercial buildings and residences. Using nontoxic, eco-friendly products and pressurized, heated water, technicians loosen dirt and grime before vacuuming it away with the help of a patented floor tool. Surfaces are left almost completely dry, making it safe to immediately roller-skate upon them.
One sunny day, Rob Kelley's kids did something characteristically adorable: they decided to make juice from berries they'd picked in the fields. Not so adorably, they spilled the pitcher of just-smashed berries all over one of his dining-room chairs, and the dark purple juice spread across the upholstery. Luckily for the kids, their father owns Sweet's Chem-Dry, and after a session with the company's hot carbonating extraction system, all evidence of the accident disappeared. Kelley documented his success in a small Facebook album.
His team employs the same carbonation system, along with a green, nontoxic cleanser, to lift dirt and debris from carpets, area rugs, and car interiors. Propelled by a truck-mounted machine, the system's microscopic bubbles delve deep into fibers to push grime to the surface, where hot-water extraction flushes it away. Since this system does not leave residue the way cleaning a carpet traditionally or just letting the birds have at it does, carpets stay clean longer. Fabrics dry in up to two hours, and optional protectant shields carpets and upholstery from future stains.