When HD Certified Professionals? owner Howard moved from Baltimore to Texas to be closer to his granddaughter Macaley, his 35-year-old carpet-cleaning business came with him. He packed up his original business philosophy?there?s no substitute for hard work?which was born when his young business was nothing more than an NSS portable, rotary scrubber, and elbow grease. When he arrived in Texas, he handpicked his team of technicians in the same way he did all those years ago, ensuring they were hardworking professionals by watching them push boulders up a mountainside while wearing three-piece suits. Now, the licensed, bonded, and ensured staff works together with the help of dirt-eliminating steam to refresh and repair carpets, scour grout, and remove deep-set stains.