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November 2, 2007

PuroClean Co-Founder Dick Spohn Retires, Takes Emeritus Seat on Board of Directors

Fort Lauderdale, FL (November 1, 2007) – Dick Spohn, the co-founder of PuroClean who, along with his partner Rory O’Dwyer, helped lay the foundation for success of the nation’s fastest growing restoration and remediation franchise, announced today that he is retiring from “active company duty,” but will remain on the sidelines. Spohn will continue involvement with a Chairman Emeritus seat on the company’s Board of Directors to guide the 160-unit franchise to continued marketplace domination. “Over the years, it’s been a great privilege to be able to create opportunities for a great number of good people to start their own

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August 12, 2007

A ‘Brand’ New Day for PuroClean: Exposing the Caring, Emotional Side of a Seemingly Cut and Dry Business

Fort Lauderdale, FL – PuroClean, the nation’s fastest growing restoration and remediation franchise, is on an all-out mission to educate the public and insurance agents that it does more than clean up property following disasters – it restores order to people lives during a traumatic and stressful experience. “Every day, when we are called to the scene of property disasters caused by fires, floods and other natural and man-made disasters, we’re dealing with more than just damaged property,” said Keith Gerson, president & COO of PuroSystems, the national franchise support center for PuroClean franchisees. “People often lose their sense of

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June 12, 2007

Like Ghostbusters, PuroClean Comes to Rescue of Property Owners Any Time of Day or Night

Fort Lauderdale, FL – They may not remove ghosts and ghouls from your house, but when it comes to property damage from water, mold, fire or other causes, the name PuroClean is quickly replacing “Ghostbusters” as the answer to 1980s hit movie slogan: “If there’s something strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call?” When property damage strikes any time of night or day from a water heater or washing machine flooding over, from a grease kitchen fire, vandalism, other common household mishaps or trauma, most people don’t know where to turn to help “save” their property. Increasingly, more property

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April 12, 2007

PuroClean Hires Franchise Marketing Executive to Continue Brand Momentum

Fort Lauderdale, FL – PuroClean, the nation’s “Paramedics of Property Damage,” announced today it has hired a seasoned marketing expert to help develop cutting-edge sales and marketing technologies, value-added initiatives and powerful marketing tools to help the company’s 128 franchisees continue to build the PuroClean brand in their communities. The addition of Christine St. Laurent as National Marketing Manager brings the number of PuroClean’s home office support team to 24, offering a solid foundation for franchisee support by meeting the best industry practices standard ratio of one employee for every 7.5 franchisees. One of the fastest growing franchise systems in

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February 12, 2007

Puroclean Earns Top Standing in Influential Rankings of U.S. Franchise Opportunities

Fort Lauderdale, Fl. – Puroclean, one of the fastest growing franchise systems in America, specializing in business-to-business property damage mitigation and restoration services, announced today it has received a number of top rankings in three of the nation’s most comprehensive and objective ratings of franchise opportunities. Puroclean earned a top spot in Entrepreneur Magazine’s January 2007 Annual Franchise 500®, placing in its upper half and #2 in the category of “Restoration Services”. Entrepreneur considers numerous objectives, quantifiable measures of a franchise operation in its rankings, including financial strength and stability, growth rate and size of the system. It also considers

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January 12, 2007

PuroClean Appoints Well-Known Franchise Executive as President

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Unfortunately for U.S. property owners, demand is at an all-time high for PuroClean, the nation’s “Paramedics of Property Damage” – prompting the 125+-unit franchise to appoint an experienced franchising executive as president/COO to provide strategic direction while the “climate is right” for growth. One of the fastest growing franchise systems in America, PuroClean nearly doubled in size in 2006, growing from 75 franchises in January to more than 125 at the end of the year. To continue that momentum, the company recently announced it has named Keith Gerson, formerly a Vice President for AlphaGraphics, Inc., as

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