Teasdale Dye House 1830

Teasdale was founded in 1830 by Cincinnatian William Teasdale who called it Teasdale Dye House as the name suggest the company dyed textiles so they could be worn longer.

Dry Cleaning Discovered Early 1900's

In the early 1900s Dry cleaning was discovered when they found out kerosene could be used to remove oil and grease from natural fabrics. Teasdale became one of the first dry cleaning companies in the United States.

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Teasdale's Dye House Opened in Cincinnati

1940 Delbert Olmstead acquired Teasdale Cleaners

n 1940 Delbert Olmstead acquired Teasdale Cleaners and operated it as a family chain. In 1968 the Olmstead family purchased Fenton Dry cleaners and merged the two companies together. Teasdale Fenton was born and had several locations around Cincinnati these included free standing stores as well as stores located inside Winn-Dixie Supermarkets and Thriftway’s around the city. The company operated successfully until 1999.

In 1999 Jim Olmstead transitioned Teasdale Fenton into the Carpet Cleaning and Restoration Business that it is today.

Jim Olmstead the third generation owner saw a shift in the market and the needs of the local community and in 1999 Jim closed down the stores and moved into the Carpet Cleaning and Restoration business. In 1999 Jim started with one service truck and quickly started adding vehicles to his fleet. During this time winning awards such as top 55 fastest growing companies in the greater Cincinnati area, consumer choice awards, angies list super service awards and many more. Today Teasdale Fenton currently has over 57 vehicles in his fleet which include 18 Carpet Cleaning vehicles which service over 600 residential homes a week as well as 6 water restoration trucks that do a variety of work ranging from flooded homes to large commercial buildings. Over the years Jim Olmstead has had a vision of a full service company that services the entire community unlike anything the market has seen. Teasdale’s success can be attributed to our mission statement “we always do the right thing”. Today we offer services such as carpet cleaning, water restoration, mold remediation, Fire damage restoration, wind damage restoration, content restoration, waterproofing and foundation repair and much more. Teasdale can service all of your property restoration needs from start to finish.