Our Story

You can count on Local, Professional and Fast Service. We also give a FULLY TRANSFERABLE WRITTEN GUARANTEE for all work we do from the date of completion.

We service the Greater Wilmington area and 7 surrounding counties area 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. Our average response time is 60 minutes, and we work directly with your local insurance provider. Give us a call now at (910) 793-8586 to schedule a visit.

Gerard Wynne and his team at Puroclean of Greater Wilmington also service the Hampstead, Topsail, Southport- Oak Island, Castle Hayne -Rocky Point communities and more PuroClean of Greater Wilmington communities and into Myrtle Beach.

Meet the Owner and Management Team

Owner, Gerard Wynne
Gerard  Wynne is former Owner, Robert Romero’s Nephew. He  is a  is a native of New York, growing up on Long Island. After graduating from High School, Gerard enlisted in the US Coast Guard where he proudly served for 11 years.  Eight of the 11 years where spent as a maritime law enforcement officer. 

In the Summer of 2019, Gerard was hired as a part time Restoration Technician for PuroClean Restoration. After learning his Uncle Robert was interested in selling his franchise, Gerard expressed an interest in buying the franchise.  Both men loved the idea of the business staying in the family. In July of 2020 the transfer of ownership took place, with Gerard taking over the reigns of the day to day business ,as owner and project Manager. While Robert remains on the staff as a consultant, and Master Restoration Expert.

Gerard  makes sure that every job is completed in the most professional, courteous, and timely manner. His experience as a  Coast Guard  veteran has given him the expertise in how to handle emergencies in the most prompt and accurate manner with the sense of urgency it requires.  Gerard  is hands-on and oversees each job, ensuring that each client is fully satisfied with the restoration process. To ensure this, Gerard offers a 1-year WRITTEN GUARANTEE OF SERVICE for all work, upon completion, and this guarantee is FULLY TRANSFERABLE.

You can often find Gerard attending a fun family function with his wife, Ashely and two young sons. When time permits you may find Gerard on the water, boating or participating in Winter sports.

Marketing Director, Angie Smock
Angie grew up right here in the Wilmington area. A proud graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Angie worked in the dental field for over 20 years. Due to extensive chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer, she lost sensation in her fingers and was forced to change careers. Angie is a nurturer by nature, and chose a nurturing profession; she brings that nurturing nature with her as our Marketing Director. Angie understands the importance of building long term relationships with the community and clients, as well as with each member of our work family. You will appreciate her Excellence without Exception attitude, her creativity, and bubbly personality. Angie understands the importance of communication with the team and clients. An active member of the community, she is a volunteer in many different local nonprofits serving the cancer population. Angie now lives in Pender County with her husband, Bradley and their two fur babies. Angie loves to cook and crafting of any sort, singing and spending time with grands.

Robert Romero, Master Restoration Expert and Consultant

Former Owner of PuroClean Restoration Professionals, for the past fourteen years, Robert is also a Native of New York. Graduating from the New York Institute of Technology, with a degree in Architecture. Robert and his family and have lived in Wilmington for the past 20 years. Opening PuroClean Restoration in 2006, he is well respected in the property restoration arena by other restoration professionals, the insurance industry and private clients.

Robert has earned the esteemed certification as a Master Restorer through the IICRC. An honor held by few people in the country. Now, serving as consultant to the business he started, he is available to both the business , clients, and the insurance industry for an amalgam of reasons.

A father of 2 grown children, Robert relishes in spending time with his bride, Janine, Son, Rob and Daughter, Julia. Look closely on an open basketball court, as you may see him there with some friends.

Our Team

Gerard Wynne

Owner and President

Joined PuroClean in 2019

  • Owner and President.
Gerard is a native of New York. Growing up on Long Island, Is a veteran of the United States Coast Guard. A former Part Time Technician, Gerard bought the business from his Uncle, Robert Romero in July 2020. Gerard is the father to two young boys, and husband to his wife, Ashley.

Angie Smock

Marketing Director

Joined PuroClean in 2013

  • Angie is the Face Of PuroClean Restoration Professionals. Establishing and nurturing realationships, with Insurance Agents, Adjusters, Property Management, real estate agencies, plumbers, and commercial properties, government agencies branding and finding ways to help PuroClean be a community partner through Community events, and charities. In addition, Angie is the Continuing Education Coordinator for CE classes offered by our franchise for Insurance Professionals.
A proud graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Angie worked in the dental field for over 20 years. Due to extensive chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer, she lost sensation in her fingers, and was forced to change careers.

Robert Romero


Joined PuroClean in 2007

Robert is former Owner of Puroclean Restoration. A native of Long Island, Robert has been in the Wilmington Area nearly two decades. He now serves as a consultant for the franchise, insurance professionals and client.


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

IICRC Certified

EPA Lead Safe Certified


"Angela y su equipo profesional llego a mi casa después de una hora que había llamado por una fuga en la tubería que causo daños extensos a mis pisos, bordes, y contenidos. Por 2 [...]

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Angela was a True Professional. She was prompt and personable and explained to us what the job entailed.I would highly recommend this service.


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