Auckland Steam n Dry Company History…

The Largest Privately Owned Carpet Cleaning Company In Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry’s reputation for quality carpet cleaning, honesty and integrity has made us the largest privately owned carpet cleaning business in New Zealand since 1999. With over 30 years in the carpet and upholstery cleaning industry.
We are recognized as Auckland carpet cleaning industry leaders providing carpet cleaning since 1987.  Therefore, we set much of the industry standards here in Auckland.  Providing our clients with the highest world standards of carpet and upholstery Cleaning.

Key Clients. We are proud to provide quality carpet cleaning – Stain removal, flood service, pest control and, also, meth P cleaning for most Insurance Companies, such as: Barfoot & Thompson, Allen Reality, Ray White, Fletcher, Tyco, and, much more key clients.

Superior Truck Mount Carpet Cleaning Units

Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry use modern, hi tech powerful truck mounted units. So, the latest available in the world. Furthermore, these large truck mount’s;  Was developed by Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry own engineers since 1996, to a point.  Therefore, where they are cleaning 7 times better than the small portable units, also, small truck mount’s.
As a result, these hi tech carpet cleaning units has provided a huge advantage over other carpet cleaners. Furthermore, 97% of Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry surveyed clients stating: That, they are, ‘Very happy’ with the service.  As a result, our demand and growth has been so strong. We are the only people making superior carpet cleaning truck mount units, here in Auckland and New Zealand.

Experience & Qualifications. Graeme Stephens owner of Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry.  Was certified in 2001 by the International Institute of Carpet Restoration & Cleaning.  As a, “Master Restoration Technician”in the following areas:

  • Water Damage Restoration (Also, Advanced).
  • Carpet Spot, and Carpet Dyeing.
  • Master Fire and Smoke Restoration.
  • Stain Removal.
  • Carpet Repairs, and, Laying.
  • Oriental Rug Cleaning.
  • Carpet Cleaning.
  • Upholstery, and, Drapery Cleaning.
  • Odor Decontamination.
  • Finally, 2001 Master Restoration Technician.

About Us History

1987Starting business in 1987 Graeme Stephens started the company. First of all, specialized in cleaning heavily stained carpets and upholstery.  Inside newly imported Japanese vehicles. These cars, were badly soiled due to years of Japanese air pollution. Using portable steam extraction units. This was real restoration cleaning.
1991Graeme started getting serious about the business. Working increasingly long Hours. therefore, hiring extra staff. A second loan was made to purchase bigger, and better gear. This was necessary to handle the growing demand. At this stage, either,  portable steam extraction, and, dry chem cleaning, were the, options. Extra vans and gear was, further more, put on the road to handle demand.
1995We purchased our first Truck mount machine.  So, clients were very happy with the better quality carpet cleans. All our cleaning solutions, were now the best available.
1996With the help of a Canadian specialist, also, engineers. We started improving and making our superior truck mount carpet cleaners. By this time,due to popular demand.  The company was employing, therefore, putting an extra truck mount carpet cleaning van on the road each year.
1999We purchased and moved into bigger and better factory premises at 12 Culperry Road, Glendene, Auckland.  As a result, huge dry carpet and furniture hangers was made for flood drying. Thus, also, making the manufacturing of large truck mount units easier.

2000

We video recorded detailed training tapes on each of our specialized services. Also, Graeme wrote a, better, 200 page carpet cleaners manual.  Mass flooding in Auckland on the 30th June, resulted in: The NZ Herald asking Graeme Stephens for an interview regarding the crises. This appeared in an exclusive article the New Zealand Herald’s front page.
2004Early in the year, hired a computer software developer. He started developing a customized complete computerized administration system.  Hence, stream lining booking process, and, detailed reports. We started servicing in the Waikato region on RT contact.
2005To strategically provide a better service for nationwide insurance key clients. Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry  a decision was made to expand throughout the North Island.
2006Two Large trucks were purchased in preparation for better mobility of mass flooding carpet driers.
The customized, Auckland Steam ‘n’ Dry software development, since, completed.
2009Our Clients started asking us about meth P cleaning. So, now we offer a quality p cleaning service. Using, modified, truck mount gear. Therefore, more heat in Auckland. We updated our fleet with new vans. Imported 2 container loads of flood carpet drying.
2011Due to demand we separated the Meth cleaning division to specialize in P cleaning.  Initially for property managers and  insurance clients.  Using, modified truck mounted machines, capable of  95 Celsius hot steam, at the, point of contact.
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