Presentation on theme: "Sponsored by HydroTek U.S. for the San Jacinto Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Several Houston area HydroTek U.S. distributors also provided."— Presentation transcript:
Sponsored by HydroTek U.S. for the San Jacinto Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas. Several Houston area HydroTek U.S. distributors also provided equipment, manpower, and expertise, including Alklean Industries, Inc.
First day: cold and windy, but eager to begin.
Setting up equipment along walkway and DRT Plaza area. In foreground: HydroTek T300 Trailer / SC30008DAF / AZV88 Recycle
Pete using a HydroTek ANT28 surface cleaner along peagravel concrete.
Powerwash guns battling the grime! On left, Bob is using a 15 degree spray nozzle. On right, Pete powers it off with a Turbonozzle.
The grime of time. On left, David uses a HydroTek ANT3C Contractor Surface Cleaner.
The Sundial, left, was erected in 1940 to honor the nine men who gave their lives in the fight for Texas’ liberty at the Battle of San Jacinto, April 21, Being washed are the pink granite base and lime- stone circular walkway. The DRT Panels, center, were built in 1937 by the State of Texas in recognition of the San Jacinto Chapter’s efforts to “acquire and mark the Battlegrounds of San Jacinto where our Republic was born”. The Boulder, right foreground, marks the location of a Texian Army camp, where men waited to battle the forces of self-appointed Mexican dictator Santa Anna.
100 feet of hose brings power to the job.
3,000 psi + 5 gpm deg water + Turbonozzle = a faster, deeper clean. The surface is shellstone and concrete.
Pedro cleaning with HydroTek ANT28 Surface Cleaner on peagravel concrete walkway.
Ray powerwashes the edge of the peagravel concrete walkway with a Turbonozzle and hot water.
Ray uses a Turbonozzle and hot water to bring out the sparkle in granite Boulder No. 3, marking Millard’s Camp.
Ray takes on granite Boulder No. 4, marking Lamar’s Camp. Weapons of choice: Turbonozzle and hot water.
Water break. HydroTek Just-Add-Water Trailer with SS30005VH pressure washer.
Douglas works on the limestone Great Stone Circle walkway, using Alklean trailer with 260 gallon water tank and dual hose reels.
Is Douglas contemplating the replica of the “Twin Sisters” cannons, which were used in the Battle of San Jacinto in 1836…or the dirt-encrusted limestone?
Douglas is using a 15 degree nozzle with an ANT28 Surface Cleaner at the ready.
Brenda, John Sr., and John Jr. Purswell, with Alklean trailer with SCU51006VAF and 260 gallon watertank/hose reels.
John Sr., Brenda, and John Jr. Purswell, Alklean Industries, Inc. and the freshly-cleaned DRT Panels and Plaza.
John Sr. and Brenda Purswell have worked together in the power washer industry since They are the driving force behind Alklean, which was incorporated January 2, 1987 with four employees. The Purswells are thankful for God’s many blessings, including that of their loyal customers which have helped their business to grow to the current 20+ employees. The Alklean team’s purpose is to supply quality products and provide excellent service to industrial and commercial customers. Thank you Pasadena, LaPorte, Deer Park, Clear Lake, Houston, and beyond!
San Jacinto Chapter, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, enjoying the clean, bright Great Stone Circle on April 21, 2011 – 175 years after Texas fought for and won its Independence on these very grounds.