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About Spray Wash Pro

Our Mission: To educate the world about power washing as a highly skilled trade and help our members learn, grow, connect, and succeed.

Who are we?

Spray Wash PRO is the definitive professional organization and voice for the power washing trade. Our board is comprised of industry professionals and business owners with decades of collective experience. We help train and educate professional cleaners in industry best practices and business strategy. We help them connect with other professionals and vendors to grow, bond and achieve success in the cleaning industry. Spray Wash PRO also assists governments, corporations, and homeowners in their search for the best professional cleaners.

The cleaning industry is full of amazing professionals, but with same-day business cards and cheap websites, it’s sometimes hard for people to differentiate between real PROs and amateurs with recently purchased power washers. Our certifications help customers make safe and informed decisions in a crowded marketplace.

 

Why We Need To Standardize The Industry.

The more power washers with expert level skills and knowledge there are, the sooner the rest of society will understand that power washing and cleaning is a highly skilled trade – and deserves to be paid as such.

Almost no one would trust their new car to be repaired by someone with an ad on Craig’s List who just bought some tools at Home Deport last week. Almost no one would trust someone inexperienced to tear up and replace the roof on their family’s home. But, unfortunately, many people hire amateurs with a newly purchased power washer and little idea what they’re doing. This presents a few problems. Not only do these amateurs accept much lower wages than they could be earning, but they often cause permanent damage to customer property.

The low price charged by amateurs leaves customers thinking that power washing is unskilled work and the damage done to property leaves many with a negative view of cleaners in general. If you make a mistake, it will hurt your business. It’s frustrating, but it’s fair. What isn’t fair is that when other power washers make mistakes and ruin property, it makes your potential customers view you with suspicion. The entire profession is hurt every time an amateur destroys a customer’s property. This is both frustrating and totally avoidable.

At Spray Wash PRO, we believe that we’re stronger together. By educating and training new cleaners, we elevate their skills and the entire market for all of our services. Better trained power washers mean better reputations and higher wages for all of us. By setting industry standards and educating our members on how to achieve and maintain those standards, Spray Wash PRO is creating a world where our members all make more money and customers across the nation respect the power washing industry as the highly skilled, well paid profession that it is.

A Better Way Forward.

We’re often asked why we would want to help other people in the same industry we’re in. Though lots of people think that way, we believe that it’s a very shortsighted view for many reasons. First, in a skilled trade like power washing, there are a lot of variables to understand to avoid damaging property. By going alone, you’re taking huge risks that are both expensive and totally unnecessary. Refusing to educate yourself about the industry makes as much sense a refusing to check a map before traveling somewhere you’ve never been before. Sure, you might still get to your destination, but it’ll take much longer and you’ll waste a lot of time. If you don’t want to maximize your earning power and minimize the risks to your business, by all means, refuse the help.

Even if you’re an established professional who doesn’t feel like they need any education on power washing topics, the networking and referrals available to Spray Wash PRO members can help you take your business to the next level.

 

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Why Become a Spray Wash PRO?

Spray Wash PRO offers a multitude of learning tools and resources to fit the needs of all of our members from those just starting out to long-term professionals who are always working to stay on top of the competition.

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For Government Agencies

Spray Wash PRO is ready and able to help municipalities across the United States with questions about Best Management Practices and hiring requirements for power washing professionals.

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For Property Managers

Professional power washing is great for your business and your budget. Regular power washing keeps your property looking new, clean, and inviting to customers and residents.

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For Homeowners

Spray Wash PRO is dedicated to maintaining the highest professional standards so that you can be 100% confident that any PRO you hire to clean your property will do an exceptional job.

Take Your Business To The Next Level

Whether you’re just starting out in the cleaning industry or you’re a professional looking to grow your business, Spray Wash PRO has the resources, networks, and experts to help you get to the next level.

Meet the Board

 
Ray Burke

Ray Burke

Spray Wash Exterior Cleaning

Ray began pressure washing in late 2009 simply as a way of trying to feed his family. He made most of the common mistakes that any pressure washing guy would. After getting involved with industry  organizations, Ray became a national speaker and trainer… when he’s not managing the day-to day crew activities at Spray Wash Exterior Cleaning.

Ray Burke

Ray Burke

Spray Wash Exterior Cleaning

Tonya is pure energy! Her non-stop effervescent personality acts as the glue that holds Spray Wash Exterior Cleaning together on a daily basis. As salesperson, administrator, and scheduler, Tonya understands the  needs that a cleaning business faces. She also understands the customer’s psyche and how to sell! Tonya has spent her life in sales, and prides herself on delivering excellent customer service. Its just one of the many facets  that keeps Spray Wash as Tallahassee’s finest cleaning company!

Chet Hingle III

Chet Hingle III

Owner of Ethan’s Roof & Exterior Washing. Covington, Louisiana

Starting with just himself, a couple of folding tables, in a spare bedroom, Chet built a 37 employee debt collection company with annual revenue of over 3M. He sold that 15 year old company in 2012 and ventured in to a successful business of flipping house for a brief period. In 2015, with no pressure washing experience, but with a huge interest, a wealth of business savvy, and tons of determination, his company Ethan’s Roof & Exterior Washing has achieved gross revenue of over 660k in his first 3 years. All with a two man crew and himself.

Chet believes that doing it alone in business is a rough road, so he credits the people he has built relationships with for the success his company has achieved. Treat people right, work hard, keep learning, and never give up. They are keys to success.

Doug Gore

Doug Gore

Owner of Cajun Soft Wash in Baton Rouge, LA

Doug has become known as an expert when it comes to soft washing. Doug launched Cajun Soft Wash in February of 2013 with $40,000 in credit card debt and on the verge of losing his home. Using his sales and marketing skills, Doug was closing over $200,000 a year in sales by the end of his second year. Doug has also become known in the industry for his truly groundbreaking plant and property protection initiatives and has helped countless contractors in need!

Eric Tower

Eric Tower

Traveling the country at an early age while working special events in a management role for the auto industry, Eric Tower fell in love with Southern California. In his mid-twenties, he dropped everything and moved to Orange County, California, from his hometown Fenton, Michigan, to pursue the “California Dream” and become an entrepreneur. With cost of living so high, he lived in a van for a year while building California Pride Window Cleaners to a sustainable point.

While California Pride is still very much evolving, it has very much grown into the offerings of flatwork power washing, kitchen exhaust cleaning, and window cleaning for the commercial market. Based out of Irvine and serving all Southern California counties, California Pride’s primary focus is specialized cleaning services that pertain to fire prevention, safety, and health.

Today, Eric enjoys emerging himself into the power washing industry, dabbling in real estate, watching the sun set over the Pacific Ocean, and enjoying all that life brings its way.

Rob Anderson

Rob has owned and operated Clean Power Wash in Salisbury Maryland for the past 13 years. He managed to grow it to the point of doing 6 figures back to back years and 3 full time employees while still working a full time job. In November 2017 he left Verizon and went full time in the business. 2018 was another huge year, surpassing last year’s revenue by over 150k Rob also runs a thriving YouTube channel for power washers with over 6500 subscribers and counting. This has enabled him to help improve the industry and share lots of marketing knowledge. Facebook marketing has been an integral part of his success and helped bring in over $100k in revenue in 2018. With a consistent 40x ROI he shares tips and tricks to help others realize the potential of Social Media Marketing

Guy Blackmon

Started his business Pressure Kleen LLC in 1990 after the death of his Father. After 16 years in the Industrial Maintenance field Guy re-started his business along with his Son Cody in 2006 serving the Fayetteville N.C. area. He has been involved in education & training in our Industry for many years with a unique view on Business Branding & Visibility.