Opening Spring 2023

Wheeling, W.Va. — West Virginia’s largest disaster restoration firm, Panhandle Cleaning & Restoration, is excited to announce the opening of a new location, the company’s fifth, in Charleston, W.Va. The new location is expected to open in the spring of 2023. Panhandle Cleaning & Restoration also currently operates locations in Wheeling, W.Va. (opened in 1977), Pittsburgh, Pa. (opened in 2011), Morgantown, W.Va. (opened in 2012) and Sarasota, Fla. (opened in 2021).

Panhandle has acquired a 27,000 square foot facility situated on a 1.6-acre lot in Charleston and plans to immediately begin modernizing and building out the property to fit the company’s needs. Conveniently located near Interstates 64, 77 and 79 this facility will allow the company to quickly and efficiently service customers throughout Central and Southern West Virginia. The Charleston office will offer Panhandle’s full spectrum of services including but not limited to; Disaster Restoration Services (Fire, Smoke, Water, Wind, Mold, Sewage), Reconstruction Services, Content Cleaning Services, Infection Control Services and Climate Control Services.

“This is a great day for Panhandle Cleaning & Restoration. To announce our expansion into a fifth location is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire company,” said Vice President of Specialty Services Josh Contraguerro. “For the new location to be in Charleston, signifies both our commitment to serving Central and Southern West Virginia, as well as our investment into this state, its people, and our mission to provide the highest quality of service.”

Once opened, the new location will be fully staffed with local employees, vehicles, equipment, and resources. “This new location will not only add jobs to the Charleston community but also means the addition of jobs in our other regional offices to support and coordinate operations.”

Contraguerro added that those interested in joining the Panhandle Cleaning & Restoration family can apply for positions today at

About the company:

Panhandle Cleaning & Restoration was founded in 1977 in Wheeling, West Virginia, by President Robert Contraguerro, Sr. Through the years, Panhandle has grown, scope and resources. Today, Panhandle is regarded as a leader in the disaster restoration industry. With more than 200 employees, a fleet of more than 175 vehicles and locations in Wheeling, W.Va., Pittsburgh, Pa., Morgantown, W.Va., Sarasota, Fla. And Charleston, W.Va., we are standing by 24/7 to service losses of any size at your property.