A OK Chem-Dry
Serving Elgin, Schaumburg, Algonquin, and the Chicago Suburbs.
Hours of Operation
Mon - Fri: 8:00 - 5:00 Sat - Sun: Closed
Instead of soaking your carpets with water like a carpet steam cleaner, our process employs millions of microscopic bubbles to explode dirt from deep in your carpet fiber, using 80% less water.
Up to 300 sq Ft. Regular $.50 per sq Ft. Not valid with any other offer. Must mention coupon at time of scheduling. Minimum charges may apply. Hot Carbonated Extraction Cleaning Method. Call A OK Chem-Dry at 847-380-5636.
Minimum charges may apply. Must mention coupon at time of scheduling. Call A OK Chem-Dry at 847-380-5636.
Minimum charges may apply. Must mention coupon at time of scheduling. Call A OK Chem-Dry at 847-380-5636.
Fast drying in less than 2 hours
Green & Safe for Children and Pets
Advanced Cleaning Technology
Most Stains Eliminated
Professional Certified Techs
15 Years Local Service
Green & Eco Friendly
A OK Chem-Dry offers carpet and upholstery cleaning services to Buffalo GroveIllinois. We use the process of Hot Carbonating Extraction that requires a fraction of the water used in ordinary steam cleaning. For this purpose, your home will be back up and running a small amount of time. Because this process requires less dry time, the chances of mold and mildew is no longer a concern for your home.
Chem-Dry has a natural solution that A OK Chem-Dry uses in addition to their unique process, which is also meant to get your home fresh and clean in a way that is healthy for your family. Anyone who enters your Buffalo Grove Illinois home will be interested on who does your professional carpet and upholstery cleaning.
A OK Chem-Dry is a family-owned and operated carpet cleaning company on a mission to help people live healthy lives starting with clean carpets and a healthy home.
Our Residential Carpet Cleaning service in Buffalo Grove Illinois makes it so easy to keep your home’s carpet looking and smelling fresh, clean and beautiful all year round!
Pet stains and odors not only make your house stink but if not cleaned properly it can be a breeding ground for mold, bacteria and airborne allergens in your house.
Upholstery cleaning is often overlooked. Did you know, it’s equally important to clean your furniture as it is to clean your carpets?
Tile & grout cleaning is time consuming & physically demanding. Let us add life back to your bathroom and kitchen with our proven cleaning methods.
A OK Chem-Dry uses carbonation instead of sticky soaps, our carpets don’t attract dirt the way steam cleaning can. So after our cleaning, your carpets will look better, for longer. Eco-friendly and effective – our carpet, rug, and upholstery cleaning is a win-win.
|Hot Carbonating Extraction||Typical Steam Cleaning|
|✅ Carbonating, active cleaning solution||❌ Flat, inactive cleaning solution|
|✅ No soaps or detergents||❌ Harsh chemicals and detergents|
|✅ No sticky residue, resists resoiling||❌ Sticky residue encourages resoiling|
|✅ Low water quantity||❌ High water quantity|
|✅ Low-pressure application||❌High-pressure application|
|✅ Short drying time, 1-4 hours||❌ Long drying time, 1-2 days|
|✅ Green solutions, healthier cleaning method||❌ Excessive water can cause mold & mildew|
Chem-Dry’s mission is helping people live healthy lives starting with clean carpets and a healthy home. Our proprietary Hot Carbonating Extraction cleaning process penetrates deep into the fibers, removing an average of 98% of common household allergens from carpets and upholstery.
Our green-certified solution, The Natural®, contains no dirt attracting soaps or detergents so it’s safe and non-toxic for your family & pets. Chem-Dry uses 80% less water than typical steam cleaning so carpets dry in hours instead of days, making it the safer and more convenient carpet cleaning choice. All of this means Chem-Dry cleans for your health like no one else.
Area & Oriental Rug Cleaning
Wood Floor Cleaning
Pet Stain & Odor Removal
Specialty Stain Removal
Tile & Grout Cleaning
Granite countertop Renewal
A OK Chem-Dry offers a healthier clean for your Buffalo Grove Illinois home on two levels: first, our products are safe for your entire family and second, by using less water we are helping combat mold and mildew growth in and under your carpet.
A OK Chem-Dry has an extensive catalog of green-certified carpet cleaning products, including our primary cleaning solution, The Natural. The Natural, which is on the FDA’s G.R.A.S. (Generally Recognized As Safe) list, contains zero phosphates or detergents and is completely safe and non-toxic for kids and pets.
Unlike A OK Chem-Dry’s process, typical steam cleaning not only utilizes harsh soaps and chemicals to clean your carpets, but uses a heavy amount of water that often soaks through to the carpet backing. By taking a tip from Mother Nature, we use a carbonating cleaning process that will leave your carpets and upholstery cleaner and helps promote a healthier home for you and your family. Thanks to our low-moisture, amplified hot carbonating extraction system, we can offer you a deeper, healthier carpet and upholstery cleaning that you can feel confident is safe for your kids and pets.
A OK Chem-Dry is available to the customers of Buffalo Grove Illinois for any carpet and upholstery cleaning inquires. Give us a call today for more information or to schedule your professional carpet and upholstery cleaning in the Chicago Suburbs. We pride ourselves in a customer service that is sure to not only impress but one you can trust.
The first inhabitants of the region were the Illinois Confederation; they comprised multiple tribes and mainly lived in central Illinois. Throughout the 1700s, the Iroquois, Potawatomi, and others invaded and eventually destroyed the confederation. The Potawatomi’s success led them to inhabit areas near the present Buffalo Grove until 1833. Being the dominant group, the Potawatomi would frequently be involved in the conflicts between Europeans, such as the Beaver Wars. The first Europeans to stay the winter in what would become Chicago were the French Jesuit explorers Father Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet in 1673; they established trade relations with the Ojibwe. They were traveling west to find the mouth of the Mississippi River to map its entirety and to spread Christianity.
Consistent with Native American history in the United States, the tribes in Illinois were devastated by decades of war, diseases, and the ever-encroaching American settlers. The settlers caused a dwindling of food and game; in 1829, a group of Illinois River Potawatomi signed a land cession treaty that included what would become Lake County in exchange for annual delivery of $12,000 in cash and 50 barrels of salt, $12,000 in gifts, and an exclusive blacksmith shop for them. The Native Americans’ efforts to remain on their land failed because of the pressure of westward migration, aided by the recent opening of the Erie Canal. In 1833, they signed the second Treaty of Chicago, which ceded all their lands in Illinois and Wisconsin and opened the area to white settlement. Some Native Americans who left the area would move onto reservations in western Missouri and Kansas, while others went north into Canada or resettled in northern Michigan and Wisconsin.
The first white settler in Vernon Township was Daniel Wright, who arrived in 1833 and established a cabin and crops with the help of remaining natives. The first settlers in Buffalo Grove were homesteaders from New England who received land grants from the government. They stayed for five years and sold their land to Catholic German immigrants fleeing poor living conditions. The primarily agricultural immigrants subsequently established the St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church and St. Mary’s School in the 1850s; they still stand today. Buffalo Grove expanded throughout the 19th century with the additions of the first school (St. Mary’s School), the Firnbach Tavern, and the Weidner General Store. The General Store served many purposes in the town, such as the post office, train ticket office, polling place, and first town telephone. Before World War II, Buffalo Grove was entirely rural, consisting of less than 150 people, mostly dairy farmers.
All farmers eventually sold their land to developers like Al Frank, president of Buffalo Grove Home Builders Inc., who started developing his 100-acre purchase in the 1950s for World War II and Korean War veterans. The demand for single-family homes near Chicago led to a wave of “suburban settlers” in Buffalo Grove; they lived in Frank’s 1,000 square foot homes. Frank was instrumental in Buffalo Grove’s incorporation in 1958 because he successfully recruited many people; incidentally, most of them were related to him or working for him. He had wanted to incorporate Buffalo Grove to remove his development from Cook County city planners. The incorporated population was 164 people. The incorporation led to a population increase in Buffalo Grove, and as more developers came, the village annexed more land. Organization quickly commenced as the government created a plan commission and parks and recreation commission. Meanwhile, the government hired a professional planner to create a land-use plan, which prevented problems associated with rapid growth. Alcott School opened in 1960. In 1962, the village held its first Buffalo Days festival, and the new Buffalo Grove flag—depicting a majestic, fighting buffalo, green leaves, and gold bands—was chosen.
In the 1970s, Buffalo Grove experienced an 80 percent population growth, the third-highest rate in the northwest suburbs during the decade. The increasing population caused the village to continue to annex subdivisions such as the Highlands, Green Knolls, and Windfield and establish home rule status, thereby allowing the government greater ability to solve local problems. In addition to residential subdivisions, the Buffalo Grove Commerce Center was developed in 1981 with 50 acres of industrial park at Lake Cook Road and the Soo Line Railroad tracks. In the mid-1980s, the Corporate Grove industrial park was built to the east, and Buffalo Grove Business Park was constructed to the west. The Arbor Creek Business Center at Aptakisic Road and Barclay Boulevard, and Covington Corporate Center on Busch Road were also developed. Important buildings and organizations were completed in the 1970s, including Buffalo Grove High School, Adlai E. Stevenson High School, the park district, Indian Trails Public Library, and Vernon Area Public Library. In 1992, village representatives successfully pushed for a United States Postal Service in Buffalo Grove, the first main postal facility built in the United States in 20 years. The lack of a postal facility had many problems for residents, such as long lines, congestion, and parking hassles at the Wheeling facility. In 2006, the village became one of the first official smoke-free communities by banning smoking in public places and work environments.
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