- Nu-Wave CCCarpet Cleaner, present
Cleaners Professional carpet and upholstery cleaners in S.W. Florida
including Tampa Bay Area.
Joseph Handlon is the founder of NuWave-Carpet-\Cleaning. He served in the USAF as a medic in the Flight Surgeon's Office 1955-1962.
Upon discharge he went into direct sales (door to door) with Fuller Brush Co.
One snowy day in Ohio he knocked on the door of a Meat Plant Owner and was hired on the spot to be a "Food Plan" salesman. He stayed in this type of business until 1994 selling a variety of products and services, vacuum cleaners, cemetery plots, water conditioners, baby furniture, news stories on plaques over the phone etc.
In 1994 he started working for a carpet cleaning company in Tampa Fl making appointments for the technicians, after four months he started his own Carpet/Upholstery Cleaning Business which has grown each year for the last seven years.
In keeping with his motivation to spread the word about the carpet cleaning industry to anyone who would like to have their own business
Joseph had his first "How to" books published in 1999.
He lives in Port Charlotte, FL with his wife, (friend, partner, and lover)
Sylvia Ann. and their three "kids" Salty (A 45 lb. spitz),(update Salty was about
18 yrs old, he passed on April 2003,
Cong (a nasty, mean Macaw) I GOT RID OF HIM!!!!Mar 2003
And our newest member, Pixie (a small Boston Terrier)
The family consist of six children all who have
moved away from our home.
UpDate 2004 ~One Left!