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.
Jason Robertson comes from a long tradition of remodeling homes; his great-grandfather, grandfather, and father were all builders. As the owner of The Tile Gallery, this fourth-generation expert leads a design team to plot out custom tiling projects and install flooring in customers' homes or luxury birdhouses. The crew can arrange patterns ranging from simple staggered brickwork to multiple-tile layers to decorate showers, form wall mosaics, or add a rustic touch to kitchens. Customers can peruse their show room filled with tiles made from ceramic, porcelain, glass, metal, or recycled materials, as well as flooring options that include hardwoods, cork, and carpet.
Duane West's stake in his construction business is more than just ownership, it's an investment in his hometown of Salem. The three R's in his business's name encompass a holistic approach to household maintenance, calling for repairs, remodeling, and remediation, or the destruction of harmful mold and fungus, to ensure structural soundness. His team's multidisciplinary approach covers stonework, woodwork, demolition, construction, and nearly any other service that could turn a house into a home or a fallout shelter into a walk-in closet.
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.
The technicians at Northwest Carpet Care have been helping property owners abolish stains in sullied floor fibers since 1989, serving more than 56,000 satisfied carpets with dirt-hungry vacuums. The assiduous crew rides the power of their commercial-grade Rotary Dri Jet steam-cleaning system, assaulting stains on high traffic areas with a combination of rapid brush rotation and powerful extraction that leaves carpets fresh and clean. Northwest Carpet Care's team performs all services with green, chemical-free solvents, eschewing harsh compounds that could endanger children, pets, or miniature civilizations grown in petri dishes.
Handyman Matters’ multitalented craftsmen can strengthen a property's aesthetic value and fix maintenance issues with an arsenal of home-improvement projects. The prompt, experienced handypersons can add a touch of timber to porches and decks with exterior carpentry or frame the features of a room with planks of crown molding. Inside enclosed living areas, wall whisperers match up the texture of existing drywall before patching holes caused by too much indoor brick throwing. Painting and staining projects are made accurate with the added measures of checking siding, window casing, flashing, and caulking before painters saturate walls, exteriors, or decks with a new coat of color. Weatherproofing windows and siding banishes inclement weather from cozy interiors, just as adjusting dead bolts or installing perimeter fencing banishes lonely meteorologists from crashing family game night. Customers are welcome to supply their own materials for each Handyman Project, all of which are backed by a one-year labor warranty.