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 helping 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 with 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


A Michigan native, Keegan majored in Finance at Michigan State University and received his MBA from top-rated Northwestern University. After stints at Intel, Follett, and Morgan Stanley, he decided to form his own consulting company, where he was introduced to the PuroClean franchise. Currently, Keegan devotes his time to working as a hands-on president, reading, and being with his family. He is an IICRC Master Water Restorer, the highest certification level offered by the IICRC.

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

Traci Fernandez

Relationship Officer


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

IICRC Certified

EPA Lead Safe Certified


Angie's List Certified

Independent Insurance Agents of Winsconsin

Community Associations Institute


Ella was fast, efficient and answered all of my questions. She was extremely knowledgeable and took time to explain the process of water damage, how it should be handled and next steps to take.


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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 [...]


They were quick on the response and patient when it came to my Insurance company payment. Easy to work with.


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