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Start with a title...Largest Multi-Generational Class Graduates from PuroClean Academy

In-Person Onsite Training is Family Affair for Multiple New Business Owners

TAMARAC, Fla. – (June 8, 2023)PuroClean, one of the country’s leading property restoration and remediation franchises, is pleased to announce the largest group of family-oriented business owners that recently completed their in-person training and graduated from PuroClean Academy. Of the total 30 graduates, the three-week training was a family affair for nearly 10 new PuroClean franchise locations.

“We believe the PuroClean franchise business model is an excellent option for families looking to serve their communities,” PuroClean President and COO Steve White said. “Thanks to our extensive new franchise owner training at the PuroClean Academy, new owners learn about every facet of the business and can hit the ground running upon opening.”

The new family-oriented PuroClean locations include:

1. Damian and Ammy Guzman (husband and wife) – Breinigsville, Pennsylvania.

2. Cristian and Alex Ciobanu (father and son) – Downtown St. Petersburg, Florida.

3. Rebecca (Becky) and Sam Hayner (husband and wife) – (Jackson) Leslie, Michigan.

4. Eddie Middleton Jr. and Grant Middleton (father and son) – (Laurel) Pachuta, Mississippi.

5. Romel Molina and Miliannys Rodriguez (husband and wife) – Winter Garden, Florida.

6. Archie Arigorat and Pamela Pol (husband and wife) – Rahway, New Jersey.

7. Giancarlos and Gianni Cortes (father and son) – New Port Richey, Florida.

8. Luanne and Patrick Mire (husband and wife – Mark Vickery is owner) – Northeast San Antonio, Texas.

9. Jiselle Francis and Will Severe (wife and husband) – Lawrenceville, Georgia.

“My son and I are starting our own business because we have always had entrepreneurial spirits and wanted to start a legacy with success and strong values that we can pass on to future generations,” Eddie Middleton Jr. said. “We have worked for companies that are now four generations in and that is what we want for our family. Instead of doing for someone else, we wanted to do something for our kids, grandkids and so on.”

PuroClean believes well-trained owners are successful franchise owners, offering unparalleled industry training at PuroClean Academy. The expert training facilities prepare incoming entrepreneurs for their new careers as a PuroClean franchise owners.

The three-week course covers IICRC-certified full technical training in water restoration, and applied structural drying (WRT/ASD) provided by PuroClean Director of Training Darren Hudema, WLS, who brings 46 years of experience to the organization. Additionally, it includes sales and marketing, operations, and training in all facets of the business. Field training is also offered at each franchise owner’s business location immedciately after graduation from New Franchise Training. Part of the field training includes a mentoring program where new owners receive one-on-one, focused training at their location.

For more than 20 years, PuroClean has helped home and business owners with their restoration and remediation needs, serving communities across the United States and Canada with a network of more than 430 offices.

As a leading franchise concept, the PuroClean model is ideal for business entrepreneurs passionate about contributing to their communities during times of need or natural disasters. PuroClean franchise owners receive extensive training on proper remediation and restoration techniques through the PuroClean Academy, both hands-on and classroom-based, and are provided with pre-opening training courses to help prepare for the launch of their local PuroClean business. The company also offers marketing support to help franchise owners realize success.

For more information about PuroClean, call 800-775-7876 or visit To learn more about franchising opportunities, visit

About PuroClean

PuroClean is a leading, world-class service brand for property water damage remediation, fire and smoke damage mitigation, mold removal and biohazard clean-up services, working with both residential and commercial customers across the U.S. and Canada. Founded in 2001, PuroClean is a diverse, fast-growing network of over 430 North American franchise locations, each independently owned and operated. With a commitment to responding within two hours, the professionals at PuroClean are thoroughly screened, insured and trained in utilizing the latest cutting-edge mitigation technology to complete the remediation task at hand. PuroClean has earned numerous awards within franchising and the greater global business community including “The Franchise Satisfaction Award” from Franchise Business Review, ranking on multiple lists including the Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500, the Inc. Magazine “5,000 Fastest Growing Private Companies” and Franchise Times “Top 400,” and being named a Top Franchise for Veterans by Entrepreneur Magazine. PuroClean has the highest customer service satisfaction score among three of the top five residential insurance companies in the U.S. For more information about PuroClean, call 800-775-7876 or visit; for franchise information, visit

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