About

Chem-Dry of Reno

Owner James Beauchamp was born in Carson City and raised in Truckee. His father, Ted Beauchamp, was a schoolteacher and assistant principal in the Washoe County School District. James Beauchamp has been an employee with Chem-Dry of Lake Tahoe for 15 years before he and his wife Nora took over operations ten years ago from Tim and Kathi Ivens, who started the franchise over 45 years ago.

Chem-Dry of Reno is excited to become part of the community and extend top-notch service to residents. James and Nora Beauchamp have built a solid reputation with their clients, earning impressive ratings on Google. “We already love the community here in Reno! We’re excited to offer our expertise, professionalism, and Chem-Dry proprietary products that are safe for kids and pets. Homeowners in this area care about quality and want an effective, safe, and healthy service for their home or business.”

History of the Chem-Dry Brand

As a young man working through law school in the early 1970s, Robert Harris was a carpet cleaner working for someone else. Unhappy with the performance of the available cleaning products, he began looking for a better solution. His research involved years of studying the chemical properties of cleaning formulas and years of backbreaking experiments that required cleaning areas of dirty carpets with one formula after another.

Eventually, he developed a revolutionary carbonated solution that cleaned beautifully and was safe and non-toxic. With the birth of Chem-Dry in 1977 came self-employment and success. The demand for his cleaning services mushroomed, and soon, friends and family clamored for his secret. From the first small group of franchises, the Chem-Dry network has grown to thousands of successful franchises worldwide. As the Chem-Dry family increases, Robert Harris has seen his success story repeated by many franchisees.

After more than 45 years, Chem-Dry is ranked the #1 carpet and 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 worldwide.

Chem-Dry is also part of the BELFOR Franchise Group, which includes 12 other residential and commercial services franchises, such as N-Hance Wood Refinishing, redbox+ Dumpsters, 1-800 WATER DAMAGE, The Patch Boys, DUCTZ, HOODZ, and more.

Chem-Dry since 1977 celebrating 45 years experience you can trust
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