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San Antonio | New Braunfels | Boerne210-978-0630 Schedule Online

About Aladdin

Serving San Antonio, Boerne and New Braunfels for over 60 years.

Our Purpose

Aladdin is a full-service cleaning and restoration company that has been providing services such as oriental rug cleaning, carpet cleaning and more for residential and commercial properties in San Antonio and surrounding areas since 1956. In 1996, we expanded our services to include 24-hour Emergency water, fire and smoke damage repair.

We are committed to providing excellent services at reasonable prices for the communities we have the opportunity to serve. Aladdin has offices in San Antonio, Boerne and New Braunfels to better serve our customers in those communities.

Aladdin team posing in front of the Aladdin Rug Gallery

Our Team

Bob Spalten

Bob Spalten

Owner – Certified Rug Specialist (CRS)

Bob purchased Aladdin in 1996. The original founder, Tom Wright, who was a former president of ARCS (Association of Rug Care Specialists), started the company in 1956. Coming to Aladdin from a career in the Software Industry, Bob loves to tell everyone that he went from hi-tech to low-tech, and that it was the best career decision of his life. Bob has been a Certified Rug Care Specialist since 2000. He also holds a certification in water and fire restoration from the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification. Under Bob’s direction, Aladdin has expanded to offer in-home cleaning services and water and fire damage restoration, and has opened additional locations in both New Braunfels and Boerne.

Bob is involved in several civic associations in the San Antonio area. He is the past Chairman of Big Brothers Big Sisters and the past President of Alamo Kiwanis Club. He has also been a member of the Texas Cavaliers since 1998.

Meg Walker

Meg Walker

Vice President – Master Rug Cleaner (MRC)

After graduating from Texas Christian University in 2004, Meg began her career at Aladdin in Accounting, Marketing and HR. As her role and responsibilities have grown within Aladdin, her education has continued. Meg completed the UTSA Building Business Excellence Program in 2009, and in 2016 graduated from the Master Rug Cleaner Program.  She has also taken on increasing leadership within the industry nationally. She has served on the Board of the Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS) since 2016 and is the current President. When Meg is not busy with Aladdin, she’s busy taking care of her precious children Travis and Campbell.

Marisa Ojile

Marisa Ojile

Rug Gallery Director

Marisa graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2012. She lived in Chicago and St. Louis with her husband Joe before moving back home to San Antonio where she began working with Aladdin in 2016. She is a rug enthusiast and strives to bring the best and most beautiful handwoven rugs to Aladdin. Her motto is that every rug has a story behind it, and she loves to see their story continued in others’ homes.

Damon Fortenberry

Damon Fortenberry

Rug Cleaning Operations Manager – CRS, MRC, CCT

Damon has over 20 years of experience in the restoration business, 12 years of hands-on rug expertise, and has been at Aladdin since 2003. Damon is a Certified Rug Specialist (CRS), a 2016 graduate of the Master Rug Cleaner Program (MRC), and a Master Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification’s Certified Technician. Damon’s key to success is to take pride in your work and the rest will follow! Damon is a San Antonio native and outnumbered in a household of beautiful women – wife Sarah and daughters, Liz and Aspen.

Charles Reyes

Charles Reyes

Operations Manager – WRT

Charles runs the on-location division of Aladdin Cleaning and Restoration. He began his career in carpet cleaning and restoration at the age of 20 and has 12 years of experience in in-home and commercial carpet cleaning. Along with his extensive cleaning background, Charles received his Master Cleaner certification by the IICRC (Institute of Inspection Cleaning And Restoration Certification) as well as certifications in water damage restoration and fire and smoke damage restoration. When Charles is not working, he spends his time with his wife and two kid at his family’s ranch where they enjoy hunting, fishing and the outdoors.            

Levi Nolen

Levi Nolen

Assistant Plant Manager

Levi has been with Aladdin since 2005 and has filled about every role from carpet cleaner to rug washer and is the go-to guy for just about anything. When he is not busy solving all of Aladdin’s problems, Levi enjoys spending time with his family and two kids.

April Oiye

April Oiye

Customer Service and Accounting

April joined the Aladdin team in 2018 after moving to San Antonio to continue her bachelor’s degree in accounting. Her key to success: “Starting the day with exercise, even if it’s just walking the dog, gives me a clear mind and helps me have a productive day.” April loves to cook and enjoys spending time with her wife and black lab, Sunny.