Carpet Chemist

The Carpet Chemist is a unique carpet repair and cleaning company with a niche service and little to no competition, no matter your location. Enjoy the convenience of our Done for You Marketing System as well as protected territories, industry certified training, and competitive financing options.

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Carpet Chemist


Carpet Chemist Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


The Carpet Chemist is leveraging a unique and lucrative point of differentiation to grow steadily and strategically in markets across the country. Carpet cleaning is a $5 billion industry, and it's projected to continue growing by approximately 3% annually. The Carpet Chemist is poised to dominate that massive and growing market.

The Carpet Chemist has cornered and outsized share of its category by offering what other carpet cleaning franchises can't. Most carpet cleaning companies are only equipped to clean carpets, but The Carpet Chemist offers a range of in-demand niche services, including carpet stretching and carpet dyeing, making it consumers' go-to resource for virtually any carpet need.

"We identified a crucial gap in the marketplace, which is that most carpet cleaning brands don't offer services beyond cleaning and they don't even do that very well," said Brandon Cerrito, CEO of The Carpet Chemist. "When most people run into issues with their carpet, whether it's a bad stain or shrinking or it's in disrepair, they call a carpet cleaner, the cleaner tells them they can't solve that issue, and then they end up replacing the whole carpet. We've made a name for ourselves by handling virtually anything a customer throws at us, which saves them a ton of money and has made us a leader in the space."

Company Details

Established: 2017
First Unit Franchised: 2021
Franchised Units: 1
Company Owned Units: 1
States Registered In: Alabama - AL, Alaska - AK, Arizona - AZ, Arkansas - AR, Colorado - CO, Delaware - DE, Florida - FL, Georgia - GA, Idaho - ID, Illinois - IL, Indiana - IN, Iowa - IA, Kansas - KS, Louisiana - LA, Massachusetts - MA, Mississippi - MS, Missouri - MO, Montana - MT, Nevada - NV, New Hampshire - NH, New Jersey - NJ, New Mexico - NM, North Carolina - NC, Ohio - OH, Oklahoma - OK, Oregon - OR, Pennsylvania - PA, South Carolina - SC, Tennessee - TN, Texas - TX, Vermont - VT, West Virginia - WV, Wyoming - WY
Canada Franchises: No
International Franchises: No

Support and Training Offered By Carpet Chemist

SUPPORT $ TRAINING Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Cooperative Advertising: Yes

Comprehensive training and support ensures every franchise owner is fully equipped to thrive. The Carpet Chemist offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to run a business for themselves but not by themselves. The franchise's corporate team provides close, personalized support for each franchise owner, ensuring that they have everything they need to succeed.

"Our franchise owners are partners, and our success depends on theirs, so they are never left to fend for themselves," said Brandon Cerrito, CEO of The Carpet Chemist. "We've built an excellent training program and resources, but the most important thing is that our corporate team, who has years of experience in this business, is always available to our owners."

The Carpet Chemist's robust training and support systems begin as soon as a new franchise owner joins the brand, with a 10-day comprehensive training program at The Carpet Chemist's headquarters in Shelbyville, Kentucky. That program includes hands-on, on- and off-site experience in every facet of the brand's extensive menu of services, leaving franchise owners fully equipped to meet any and all client needs.

After opening, franchise owners receive ongoing sales and service training and support from The Carpet Chemist's corporate team. Training videos and educational resources are regularly added to the brand's online portal so owners can stay up to date on the newest tips, tricks and technology, and the brand ensures franchise owners stay connected so they can share ideas and best practices. Most importantly, a corporate team member is never more than a phone call away.

The Carpet Chemist also provides marketing support to help franchise owners market their businesses locally using methods proven in the brand's home market before being rolled out to franchise owners.

"We understand the faith our franchise owners place in us when they invest in The Carpet Chemist, and that's not something we take lightly," said Cerrito. "No one is ever asked to face any challenge or solve any issue on their own. We are always available to help. That's the real advantage of joining an owner-focused franchise brand like ours."

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Carpet Chemist Franchise.

What does a Carpet Chemist Franchise Cost?

Carpet Chemist franchise fees for 2024:

Cash Investment: $10,000-$50,000
Total Investment: $77,000-$110,000
Minimum Net Worth: $300,000
Franchise Fee: $25,000
Royalty: 8%
Ad: 2%
Item 19: Yes
Average Number of Employees: 2
Visa Candidates: Yes
Passive Ownership: Yes
Home-Based: Yes
B2B: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes
Veteran Discount: Yes

Is Carpet Chemist a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Carpet Chemist is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is Carpet Chemist a Home Based franchise?

Yes. Carpet Chemist is a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Carpet Chemist Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Carpet Chemist franchisees make. Carpet Chemist offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Carpet Chemist a Master Franchise Opportunity?

Yes. Carpet Chemist is a master franchise opportunity. A master franchisee is responsible to recruit, train and support franchisees in their territory.

Does Carpet Chemist Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Carpet Chemist franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Carpet Chemist Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. Carpet Chemist franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Carpet Chemist Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Carpet Chemist franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Carpet Chemist Looking for International franchisees?

No. Carpet Chemist franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Carpet Chemist's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Cleaning & Maid Services, Home Services, Repair & Restoration, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

$25,000 - $50,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Carpet Chemist Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Carpet Chemist franchises for sale. We may have Carpet Chemist franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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