Thad H. and his family are the delighted proprietors of White River Chem-Dry. Having resided in the area for over seven years, they cherish it as their home. Initially, they moved to Anderson for a job prospect, but soon discovered that Indiana is an excellent place for family life.

Upon acquiring White River Chem-Dry, they established three objectives: sustaining their family, forging new connections within the community, and creating job opportunities locally. Beyond managing the business, Thad and his family relish family time, participating in their children’s sports events and activities, and engaging actively in church commitments.

Owners/family of White River Chem-Dry
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History of the Chem-Dry Brand

In the early 1970s, Robert Harris, a law student, found employment as a carpet cleaner. However, he was unsatisfied with the cleaning products available at the time and embarked on a journey to discover a superior solution. This quest led him to years of intensive research, studying the chemical properties of various cleaning formulas, and laborious experiments that involved cleaning sections of soiled carpets with one formula after another.

Ultimately, his relentless pursuit bore fruit when he invented a groundbreaking carbonated solution in 1977. This solution not only delivered exceptional cleaning results but was also safe and non-toxic. This marked the inception of Chem-Dry and the beginning of Harris’s successful entrepreneurial journey. The superior cleaning service quickly gained popularity, and soon, friends and family were eager to learn his secret.

Starting with a small group of initial franchises, the Chem-Dry network has since expanded to include thousands of successful franchises globally. As the Chem-Dry family continues to grow, Robert Harris has had the pleasure of seeing his success story echoed by numerous 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.

40 years experience you can trust since 1977
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