A Strong Commitment to Family, Faith and Fantastic Work Ethic defines SpringTime Carpet Cleaners!
In 1981 the construction job that I was working for had came to a close and therefore I started looking for another job. I took a job working for a carpet cleaning company called Stanley Steamer in Florida. During that time something happen that caused me to decide that I would some day make my own big machine and would start my own cleaning business. I knew that I would have to know how to weld so I went to a welding school at nights and worked during the days. I stayed there for about 4 and 1/2 years until I got news that my mother was dying with cancer. I moved to Michigan to be with my mother during this time. In Michigan I took a job there working for a company called Sun-Glo Carpet Cleaners. As soon as I took this job I started my project of making my own Carpet Cleaning machine. This took me about 18 months of working on this project every night after work, and cost me over $13,000 to make it myself. The machine would run off the transmission of the van.
It was the I moved to Northwest Indiana in 1986 with my new machine to start my very own business. I only had one problem, I had no customers. So I grabbed my welding hood and took a job welding trains together in Chicago Heights IL at a place called Thrall Car. I welded from 4:00pm till they said we were done! Any where from 1:00am to 4:00am! Then I’d go home sleep a few hours and be at my first job around 9:00am and work until about 1:00pm to 3:00pm at the latest and you guessed it, grabbed that welding hood and trade hours for dollars. I did this until the phone was ringing enough to stop the welding job. Since then I have been through 8 different schools on cleaning, most cleaning delicate fabric. I now have been in over 23,000 homes myself and have cleaned some stuff that some cleaners have said that they would NEVER touch. I still clean for people that I started cleaning for back in 1986 when I first came here. You will read about some of their testimonials.