Located in San Juan, the island’s capital and largest city, the new franchise is the second location for owner Joseph Ortiz, a U.S. army veteran and owner of PuroClean Reston in Virginia.
This newest location brings much-needed restoration and remediation services to residential and commercial customers in the San Juan region of Puerto Rico throughout Arecibo, Bayamón, Condado, Dorado Vega Baja, Isla Verde, Manati, Toa Baja and Vega Alta. The new team of trained, certified technicians at PuroClean of San Juan is available 24/7 for service calls aiding in water, fire, mold and biohazard removal.
“After the extensive commercial work completed by the Signal Restoration Services team at the Caribe Hilton hotel following Hurricane Maria, it became evident the island of Puerto Rico needed more support as it pertains to restoration and remediation services,” said PuroClean CEO and chairman, and co-CEO of Signal Restoration Services Mark W. Davis. “It’s exciting to be a part of both teams that are trained and ready to provide such essential services to both residential and commercial customers.”
Set along the island’s Atlantic coast, the San Juan area is prone to flooding and structural damage due to natural disasters and aging infrastructures. The aging infrastructure has led to building integrity failure, creating opportunities for reconstruction and remediation of secondary damage. A Puerto Rico native familiar with the potential for issues, Joseph’s team will also focus on hurricane preparation and aftermath recovery, as well as microbial growth assessment and remediation.
“I believe PuroClean of San Juan offers a solution to all hotels and commercial structures in the area, along with the residential customers that deal with property loss issues,” said Joseph. “There is no other company that delivers support to residents in this area.”
According to him, after the success of his first PuroClean franchise in Virginia and as a Puerto Rico native with most of his family still residing there, selecting the next location to expand his PuroClean business was an easy choice.
“We are beyond thrilled to open our first location in Puerto Rico and bring our world-class brand to an area that is without this necessary support,” PuroClean president and COO Steve White said. “In our line of work, we are there with families through catastrophic events, and it’s always our goal to make that process as seamless as possible.”
PuroClean also recently celebrated surpassing 400 North American locations across the United States and Canada after opening more than 100 new locations in the past two years.