About Us

Independently owned and operated by Walter and Betsy 
Shipman

We are an independently owned and operated franchise of Chem-Dry, the world's leader for carpet and upholstery cleaning services. We offer many years of local industry experience backed by a brand name and products that consumers worldwide have known and trusted for more than 30 years for a Drier, Cleaner, and Healthier home and/or business.


Brand Promise

At Chem-Dry, we promise to meet the highest standards in the industry by delivering a quality product at the best value. Our products will be expertly applied and our services will be delivered by trustworthy, friendly professionals. We develop customers for life because we deliver our services the right way with personal respect for the customer, a disciplined process and exceptional service. We stand behind our work. We follow up every job we complete.

Walter Shipman  -Owner/Operator - Technician Walter Shipman Owner Operator & Master Technician Walter started S&S Chem-Dry back in 1989 right out of high school with his father. Together over the years they expanded the company to three franchisees and also added a variety of other superior services to offer their clients besides just carpet and upholstery cleaning. These services include pet urine removal, tile and grout cleaning, leather cleaning, area rug cleaning and water damage restoration.


James Peterka  -Master Technician James Peterka Master Technician James has been a valuable employee of S&S Chem-Dry since 2004. James in not only an expert in carpet cleaning he is proficient in upholstery cleaning, specialty stain removal and pet urine removal. He works hard to make sure every client has a great cleaning experience.


Doug Rager - Technician Doug Rager Technician

Doug has been an essential employee of S&S Chem-Dry since 2003. He is an outstanding carpet and upholstery technician that strives for customer satisfaction on every job. He is a diligent technician that pays close attention to every detail.

Please give us a call at (815) 462-1500 if there is any additional information you would like or if you have any questions or concerns.