/EINPresswire.com/ SALT LAKE CITY – November 17, 2011 – Certified Chem-Dry announced today the acquisition of Star Chem-Dry and Chem-Dry of Utah, two well-established franchises providing carpet cleaning, upholstery cleaning, area rug cleaning, and tile and grout cleaning services located in Orem, serving the entire population of Utah County, Utah.

“This acquisition represents continued growth and expansion for Certified Chem-Dry, a leading franchise with top recognition and thousands of customers already established in Utah County”, said Paul Johnston, owner and president of Certified Chem-Dry. “This is a positive thing for Utah County residents because it consolidates several existing, independently owned Chem-Dry franchises and reduces possible confusion for all Chem-Dry customers and they now have a centralized company to contact for all their carpet, upholstery, area rug, and tile and grout cleaning needs.”

Certified Chem-Dry is an independently owned and locally operated franchise with a reputation for providing high quality work at competitive prices and an unyielding commitment to customer satisfaction. Paul Johnston said, “We’re excited to provide our world-class service and superior quality to an even great number of customers. I guarantee customers to be thrilled with our experience.”

Mark Bocanegra, owner and seller of Star Chem-Dry and Chem-Dry of Utah said, “After twenty years of involvement with Chem-Dry, I have mixed emotions about selling our franchises but I am excited that Certified Chem-Dry has acquired our business. Paul Johnston and the Certified Chem-Dry team is the ideal company to continue serving our loyal customers because they do great work and they’ve already been serving customers in Utah County for many years. I am confident they will continue to take great care of all our residential and commercial customers.”

Ed Quinlan, Director of Marketing for Harris Research, Inc., the parent company of Chem-Dry said, “Certified Chem-Dry is one of our top performing franchises and we are confident they will take Star Chem-Dry and Chem-Dry of Utah to new levels of success. These acquisitions by Certified Chem-Dry further solidify the Chem-Dry brand in Utah County for providing superior carpet, upholstery, area rug, and tile and grout cleaning services.”

Under the terms of the agreement, Certified Chem-Dry has acquired assets, inventory, equipment, customers, and franchise licenses from Star Chem-Dry and Chem-Dry of Utah. Specific terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Going forward, Star Chem-Dry and Chem-Dry of Utah will maintain their established brand names and local phone numbers and the franchises will be owned, operated, and be managed by Certified Chem-Dry based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

About Certified Chem-Dry
Certified Chem-Dry provides superior carpet cleaning, upholstery cleaning, area rug cleaning, pet odor and stain removal, and tile and grout cleaning services to thousands of satisfied customers. It ranks among the top-tier of Chem-Dry franchises and has been recognized with Chem-Dry’s Circle of Excellence award for meeting a set of high standards, the prestigious President’s Club award for achieving top performance, and Chem-Dry’s Triple Crown status for marketing excellence. It employs Five-Star Master Technicians who are certified, trained and experienced for the best care, and they use hot carbonated truck-mount systems for powerful, state-of-the-art extraction for exceptional results. Certified Chem-Dry serves the entire Utah County area, Salt Lake County, and Southern Davis County. For more service information please visit www.certifiedchemdry.com or by calling 801-229-2000.

Chem-Dry is Drier, Cleaner, and Healthier ? with low moisture and fast drying in as little as one to two hours, and is known for its hot carbonating extraction superior cleaning technology. Only Chem-Dry uses The Natural? cleaning solution that’s Green Certified, leaves no dirt-attracting residue, and is safe for pets and children. Chem-Dry is recognized with the Carpet and Rug Institute’s highest Platinum Seal of Approval and is also recommended by major carpet mills. Chem-Dry is the industry leader with more than 2500 of franchises located throughout the United States, founded over thirty years ago with world franchise headquarters located in Logan, Utah.

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