Reliable disaster restoration services provider

Since opening their first franchise in 2009, owners Keegan Trudgen and Timothy Lohse have expanded across the Greater Midwestern area of Illinois. They established franchises in Northbrook, Chicago, Elk Grove Village, Orland Park, and Tinsley Park.

They have also committed themselves to help other communities on a nationwide scale. After a natural disaster, we will provide help to homeowners and businesses to recover from them.

Proudly serving Waukesha, WI and nearby communities

This commitment to helping other communities outside of Illinois is why they have opened a franchise in Waukesha, WI. PuroClean First Responders provides homeowners and businesses 24-hour emergency restoration services in Wisconsin communities. Those include Milwaukee, Racine, West Bend, Brookfield, and other locations.

If you need assistance, please call our 24-hour local response line. Our average “on-site” time is 30- 60 minutes. Also, we work directly with your local insurance provider. So give us a call now at (414) 516-4300.

Our Team

Keegan Trudgen


From Michigan, Keegan pursued his dreams when he majored in Finance at Michigan State. Working at companies like Intel, Follett, and Morgan Stanley, he went onto Northwestern’s premier graduate MBA program. From there, he became a senior manager at Discover’s Wheeling location and bought one of the first recognized and active food trucks in Chicago, the “Slide Ride”. With 3 young children, Keegan spends most of his time working as a hands-on President, reading, and spending time with his family.

Timothy Lohse

Owner/Managing Director

From Minnesota, Tim graduated Staples Technical College in Robotics and Automated Systems. For over 20 years, he developed the Technical Service Department for a Global OEM; installing, training, and coordinating emergency repairs for companies like Kraft, Kellogg, Pepsi, etc. Certified in ISO 9000 with experience in customer service, the urgency to restore properties is key to success. Married with two young boys, Tim is busy being a father and polishing his amateur photography skills.

Paul Rocco

Director of Operations

Domenica McKinnon

Director of Administration

Diane Krueger

Operations Manager

Mike Grintjes

Account Manager


We have been honored to receive the following awards and certifications...

IICRC Certified

EPA Lead Safe Certified


Angie's List Certified

The people at PuroClean are great and very professional. Thank you so much for helping me when I really needed it.


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Wow, I must say our experience with John was second to none. We had an issue that needed to be addressed ASAP and with all the storms, they were not able to help immediately. John was concerned enough [...]


"PuroClean did a great job getting a team out to my home to begin cleanup. We are very happy with their services!"


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