Our franchisees

AdvantaClean franchisees open up about what they love about their businesses



Julie Dibbell


 Dan Derbes

“I did a lot of research before I made the decision to go with AdvantaClean. I looked at probably 15 different concepts, and AdvantaClean was at the top of my list. I liked the return on investment, I liked the growth potential, and in speaking with other franchisees, I learned that this was something I could do really well. When I went down to Discovery Day and met Jeff Dudan (CEO and founder of AdvantaClean), that really sealed the deal. I liked his code of ethics, his transparency and his commitment to franchisee success. Two and a half years later, my business has really grown to the point where I’m able to give back to my community in a meaningful way.”

— Dan Derbes, owner of an AdvantaClean franchise with four territories in Northern Virginia


Pete Jarvis


Russ Harlow

“I spent of lot of time in jobs that were more of a means to an end. Being the owner of AdvantaClean is the first time in my professional life that feels like I’m working toward something bigger. AdvantaClean has a great business model, it’s been around for a long time, and there’s a culture of integrity, caring and a professionalism that is unparalleled in the restoration industry. The support is fantastic, and the training is great, but it’s also ongoing. The home office does a great job in helping us learn how to succeed. My first job, I probably made 17 calls to the home office, and they held my hand the entire time. It’s that level of support that makes you feel confident about your business from the get-go.”

— Russ Harlow, owner of an AdvantaClean franchise in Windham, Connecticut


Bryan Cranfill


Axzel Sequera

“I was a mechanical engineer in the oil and gas industry for about eight years before I joined AdvantaClean. The routine of a corporate job was not a good fit for me. I wanted something where my efforts and sacrifices would go toward building my own future. This is why I chose AdvantaClean. Once we met the team at the home office, we really fell in love with the concept and the culture. Even though they seemed quite aggressive about growing the brand, they were committed to providing the best possible service for the customer and for the communities that we serve. When taking on a job, we treat our customers like we would our own family, and this really reflects the high quality of our work. This is what really sets us apart.”

— Axzel Sequera, co-owner of AdvantaClean franchise of Houston