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Jan-Pro® awarded Enviro Shield Exclusive

Jan-Pro® has been awarded the exclusive rights to Enviro Shield. Enviro Shield is the first disinfectant to be applied using an ESS sprayer which ensures all surfaces of the room’s contents are thoroughly disinfected when treated. The negatively charged Enviro Shield droplets are attracted to the positively charged molecules in the room creating an environment where the droplets adhere to all sides of the contents of the room. This revolutionary application process results in the most bacteria free area achievable.  Call Jan-Pro® today for your free quotation to create a healthier workplace.

Why Use Jan-Pro® Cleaning Services?

Commercial carpet takes a beating every day. It handles much more traffic, and experiences wear far greater than any residential carpet. It retains dirt, dust and allergens that can affect the health of everyone in your building.  And replacing it is a big investment you want to delay as long as possible.

For these reasons, you need the type of preventative and restorative services that only a professional commercial carpet cleaner can provide. That’s why offices, schools and retail establishments all over Charleston count on Jan-Pro® carpet cleaning service.

Jan-Pro® Designs a Carpet Cleaning Solution to Fit Your Needs

Jan-Pro® carpet cleaning service begins with Consultation. We perform a detailed survey of your facility, assessing:

  • Type and age of carpet,
  • Square footage,
  • Number of people using the space,
  • Traffic patterns, and
  • Special circumstances.

Then we work with you to develop a program of thorough, professional carpet cleaning services that meet your specific needs.  Enjoy great-looking floors, maintain your carpet warranty, and extend the life of your investment with Jan-Pro® carpet cleaning service.

Jan-Pro® is eager to tell you more about our services, programs and people. To find out how we can serve you, please contact us today!

Franchise Opportunities
Jan-Pro® is always looking for hard-working, motivated entrepreneurs to join our team. Visit our Franchise Opportunities page to learn more!

Jan-Pro® founder Jacques Lapointe keeps his hand in

Jacques Lapointe founded Jan-Pro® in 1991, and over the next 15 years grew the commercial cleaning company to more than 75 master franchisees and 4,500 unit franchisees. He had a solid business model, continuous and solid growth, and was looking for a way to take the company to the next level. But the day-to-day details, which were no longer challenging but still required his attention, kept him from focusing on strategic growth.

Approached by a business broker who asked him to consider finding an equity partner, Lapointe said no…for a while. Eventually, he began to see how the right partner could help propel the company to new heights–and allow him to focus his energies where he wanted.

Lapointe says choosing an investment partner to diversify and grow in new directions was “a life choice, rather than a need choice.” He simply could have sold Jan-Pro® to the highest bidder and moved on, set for life. But he wasn’t ready to retire, and he had a few ideas for the future of Jan-Pro® – and its master franchisees, all of whom he’d signed personally. But he couldn’t do it without help.

After narrowing the field, Lapointe weighed half a dozen serious offers from private equity firms before casting his lot with Stamford, Conn.-based JHW Greentree Capital–mainly, he says, because of their interest in building the company, not milking it. He said it was the firm’s “How can we help your company diversify and grow?” attitude that made Greentree stand out.

Not that Jan-Pro® was doing badly. Quite the opposite, in fact: $76 in million revenues in the year before the deal. But just one year afterward, sales rose to more than $100 million. Lapointe is confident that the company will reach $200 million within three years–and he’ll surely have a hand in achieving that. His arrangement is to stay on as chairman of the board for three years.

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