Ryan Hames opens second Martinizing Cleaners at 6113 Maxtown Rd, Westerville, OH

Ryan Hames, the owner of Martinizing Cleaners Dry Cleaning in Westerville, OH, recently added his second Ohio location with the purchase of LA Cleaners, located at 6113 Maxtown Road in Westerville. This expansion makes a total of four Martinizing Cleaners locations owned and operated by the Hames family, all of which are GreenEarth® Affiliates.

Ryan’s family has been in the dry cleaning business since 1996 when his father, Dick Hames opened his first location at1177 N Hamilton Road in Gahanna, OH. Ryan’s brother Eric followed next, opening Martinizing Cleaners at 7348 Fodor Road in New Albany. Ryan opened his first Westerville location at 528 Polaris Parkway in 2004. The Polaris Parkway location was the Hames family’s first location to be designed around using GreenEarth ‘s Optimized Cleaning System from the start.

After seeing the benefits of Ryan’s investment in an environmentally non-toxic cleaning product, Eric moved to GreenEarth Cleaning for his New Albany location in 2015. In April 2022, after the landlord of the Gahanna location expressed the desire to protect his property and the environment by eliminating hazardous chemicals, Dick and store manager, Jennifer Hames decided it was time to make the move to GreenEarth Cleaning. They knew investing in GreenEarth was the only solution.

Additionally, all four Martinizing locations owned by the Hames family bring environmentally friendly cleaning right to people’s doors with home delivery services across the entire north end of Columbus, from Gahanna to Hilliard.

Ryan Hames’ new location in Westerville is open Monday through Friday, 7am to 7pm and Saturday, 9am to 5pm. For more information, visit www.martinizing.com/westerville.

About Martinizing Cleaners

As part of Clean Brands, Martinizing is among the largest U.S. based dry-cleaning franchise systems with more than 400 locations in seven countries including Canada, Ecuador, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan and Peru. Martinizing was founded in 1949 and remains a trusted, iconic name in dry cleaning in the U.S. For more information, visit https://www.martinizingfranchise.com


About GreenEarth Cleaning

“Doing business without doing harm” has been the mission statement of GreenEarth since its birth in 1999. Utilizing a proprietary product line of pure silicone and unique “cold” filtration media, the Kansas City, MO-based GreenEarth provides its proprietors with the best possible fabric care while lowering energy costs by more than 50 percent. Since the pure fluid GreenEarth uses is silicon-based and not the chlorine-based chemicals traditionally used in dry cleaning, the cleaning process is proven to be environmentally non-toxic, allowing GreenEarth’s customers to reduce or even eliminate hazardous waste fees. Leading dry cleaners, property owners, fashion brands, and financial institutions recognize GreenEarth as the clear leader in meeting environmental, social, and governance (ESG) objectives. For more information, visit https://www.greenearthcleaning.com/.

PHOTO CAPTION: Ryan Hames, Martinizing Cleaners of Westerville.

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