Our Story

Based in Sterling, VA, our restoration company is locally owned and has been been in operation since 2008. We service the Northern Virginia region, including Ashburn and Leesburg, but we also can service D.C., Maryland, and West Virginia, depending on the nature of the job and the situation.

We provide water damage mitigation, flood water removal, fire and smoke damage remediation, mold remediation and removal, odor remediation, biohazard cleanup, hoarding cleanup, and other property disasters. Whether it’s damage caused by natural disasters, aging structures in need of repair, or household accidents, we’re here to help you 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. If you’ve experienced a property damage emergency, please don’t hesitate to call or text us at (703) 579-8912, and one of our friendly team members will assist you. 

Owners Rick, Dennis and Brett have lived in the Northern Virginia area for the majority of their professional careers, and have been in the restoration and construction industries for a combined 50+ years. They are proud to work in an industry that helps others in times of need, and make it their top priority to provide experienced and compassionate customer service, and restore properties back to pre-loss conditions as soon as possible.

PuroClean is a trusted leader in property damage restoration nationwide. That’s because we have well-established relationships with most insurance providers in our region. As a result, your claims will be processed faster and without hassle.

Industry Training and Certifications

Our PuroClean Technicians are trained to use the latest mitigation technologies and procedures, and provide thorough, efficient, and compassionate service. PuroClean of Sterling is an IICRC Certified firm.

We have received the following certifications from the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC):

  • Water Damage Restoration
  • Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration
  • Applied Microbial Remediation (Mold Removal)
  • Odor Control
  • Applied Structural Drying
  • Carpet Cleaning, Repair, and Re-Installation
  • Upholstery and Fabric Cleaning
  • Textile Cleaning
  • Content Processing
  • Trauma and Crime Scene
  • Commercial Drying Specialist

We also have earned the following certifications from the EPA:

  • LEAD Certified Firm (Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Program – RRP)
  • EPA Asbestos Inspector

Our Team

Rick Van Dyke


A longtime resident of Loudoun, Rick is grateful to have raised his family in this wonderful community. He has worked in property restoration and construction-related industries for 25+ years. In earlier years, he served as a teacher, which shaped his mission to be a "servant-leader" -- to continually educate our clients, so they feel informed and comfortable about the remediation process. Rick is always happy to answer questions, share the latest expert knowledge, and give trusted advice.

Dennis O'Brien


Dennis has worked in the restoration industry for 25+ years, and has always loved going above and beyond to help people in their time of need. He also strongly believes in supporting our staff with continuous training, growth opportunities, and employee appreciation events. Dennis has been honored for his commitment to community service with the national PuroClean Cares Award. As Dennis says, "if you have the ability to help others, then you should take it on and do so as much as you can."

Brett Dalrymple


Brett has worked in the construction and restoration industry for 25+ years, and makes sure we operate at a highly organized and efficient level, so that our team can provide the most responsive and thorough service for our customers. Brett also strongly believes in "giving back," which is why he received PuroClean's national headquarters' PuroClean Cares Award, honoring his commitment to community service and support of charitable organizations.

Erin Newby

Office Coordinator

With 10+ years of customer service experience, and 5 years as a teacher, Erin has the "true heart of a caregiver." It's important for her to be able to help others in both her career and community. As a child of Military Veterans, Erin is great at adapting quickly and meeting new people -- key skills for assisting our customers in high-stress situations. Growing up in several states, Erin has learned, "No matter who you are or where you live, we can all find something in common."

Tiffany Jones

Lead Technician

Tiffany is one of our Lead Technicians who knows how to appreciate the little things in life. An energy drink enthusiast, her go-tos are Celsius and Red Bulls. Tiffany prioritizes her family time above all else and loves her role as a doting aunt to her nieces and nephews.

Derek Metcalf

Lead Technician

As a Lead Technician, Derek ensures that everything runs smoothly and efficiently. Born in Maryland but raised in picturesque Shenandoah Valley, he is passionate about football, cars, and music. Derek's motto is "Behind every great day is a cup of coffee," so there's no denying he knows how to start his day on the right foot. He is also a proud father of two girls and a boy.

James Clegg


An experienced technician, James can fix anything that comes his way, from a malfunctioning computer to a broken dishwasher. Nothing is too big or small for him to fix! He can easily tackle any repair job at the office and at home. When his hands aren't busy adjusting something, James enjoys quality moments with loved ones.

Dillon Clegg


Dillon, one of our dedicated technicians, is a man of many interests. When he's not busy restoring homes and businesses, you might find him indulging in his love for transportation. Whether it's gazing up at planes soaring overhead or admiring the sleek lines of a classic car, Dillon's passion for planes, trains, and automobiles is one-of-a-kind.

Kevin Lugo


Kevin is a skilled technician who's as passionate about cooking and rugby as he is about restoring properties! Kevin's love for cooking stems from his desire to create something delicious from simple ingredients. He is also a dedicated rugby player, taking the field every chance he gets. When he's not in the kitchen or on the field, Kevin enjoys spending time with his tight-knit family.

John Whitney


John is a dedicated technician by day and a writer by night! He's always working on his next literary masterpiece, inspired by his love of reading and writing. However, writing isn't his only creative outlet. John also enjoys listening to and crafting music. When it's time to take a break from his pursuits, John loves dining at his favorite restaurant, Outback, and drinking a refreshing Rocket Pop.


PuroClean Property Restoration is proud to present the following achievements.

IICRC Certified: Water Damage Restoration, Applied Microbial Remediation, Applied Structural Drying, Carpet Cleaning, Fire & Smoke Restoration, Odor Control, Trauma and Crime Scene

EPA Lead Safe Certified

May 30th

Surviving Summer Storms in Sterling: A Homeowner’s Guide

May 16th

A Tornado Safety Information Guide for Sterling Residents