Henry Bockman

Daily Point of Light # 3418 Mar 12, 2007

Henry Bockman’s company, Henry's Housework, has donated pressure-washing services to multiple organizations and charities since 1989. In 2003, Henry approached the Power Washers of North America with a proposal to expand his company’s community service program and create "Clean Across America."

Henry Bockman serves as the Chairman and is also involved in many of the projects performed by its members across the nation. Since its creation pressure washing companies from across America have performed a variety of projects, in the last two years over $250,000 worth of pressure washing services has been donated by participating companies, many of them have been recognized across the nation for their endless dedication to communities.

The most recent project, performed in our nation’s capital on August 21-22, 2006, involved PWNA members from all over the country. Contractors cleaned sections of the Jefferson and Lincoln memorials to remove years of discarded gum and food stains. This volunteer project encompassed a variety of obstacles for the group of power washers to overcome, including the use of environmentally compliant cleaning methods and specialized equipment to meet the requirements of the Clean Water Act. The pressure washers participating in the project employed professional-grade water reclamation systems and other equipment designed to stop runoff from reaching the Potomac River and the tidal basin. Almost a mile of hoses including the specially designed SpiraFlow hose, 50,000 gallons of water and 6 rigs were used by the group of power washers to clean the memorials.

PWNA Members that donated equipment for the project include Hydra motion Cleaning Systems in Bridgeport, PA, Sun Brite Supply in Atlanta, GA, pressurewasher.net in El Cajon, CA, Sun Brite Supply of Maryland, Gaithersburg, MD, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and Barens, Inc.

On-site PWNA member participants involved in the power-washing project included Henry Bockman, Ray Freolo and Hank Bockman of Henry’s Housework Inc. in Germantown, MD, James Merrill of Under Pressure Inc. in Baltimore, MD, John Ryan of Deck Protectors in Gaithersburg, MD, Brian Caudle of Red Fall Contacting in Odenton, MD, Jay Schlessinger of South Jersey Power Washing and Restoration Services LLC in Williamstown, NJ, Chris Evans of South Jersey Power Washing and Restoration Services LLC in Williamstown, NJ, Tracy Handl of Sun Brite Supply in Atlanta, GA, James Foley of Diamond Jim's Cleaning in Waterbury, CT, Daniel Steele of Clean Again Pressure Washing in Crofton, MD, Everett Abrams of Deck Restorations Plus in Shamong, NJ, Tim Brassell of Aqua Marines Inc. in Baltimore, MD, Steve Brassell of Aqua Marines Inc. in Baltimore, MD, Dan Galvin and Todd Perri of East Coast Power Washing in Buzzards Bay, MA, Bruce Tassone of Hydro motion Cleaning Systems in Bridgeport, PA, Jason Kubecki and Derrick Adili of DeckMedics in Rockville, MD.

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