Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
Just as grandmothers always knew to reach for club soda when eradicating a stain, Chem-Dry expert techs know that the fizzy power of tiny bubbles can revitalize carpets as well. They treat dirty rugs with The Natural, a carbonating solution that burrows deep into trapped stains before lifting offending dirt to the surface, where it can be easily removed. The cleaning system also eschews soap—leaving carpets free of residue—and uses one-fifth the water of traditional cleaning systems. Beyond simple carpet cleaning, Chem-Dry employs a special system for removing pet odor that journeys below the carpet fibers, cleaning down to the backing, padding, and subfloor if necessary. Technicians also traffic in a specialty spot remover that erases the stains left by ketchup, jelly, and leg-wrestling matches with the Kool-Aid Man.