Welcome to Gunk Guards, where quality work meets the dedication of a full-time student-athlete. My name is Mateo Hernandez, and I am proud to be the driving force behind this young and aspiring entrepreneurial venture. As a full-time student-athlete at Marymount University, I am part of the men's wrestling team. Through my journey as a wrestler, I have honed invaluable skills such as discipline, consistency, the ability to grind through challenges, and a strong mindset. These qualities have not only shaped me as an athlete but have also become the foundation of my work ethic in the field. With a burning passion for entrepreneurship, I am determined to make a name for myself by delivering nothing short of the best quality work. At Gunk Guards, we strive for excellence in every project we undertake. Whether it's power washing surfaces or sanitizing trash cans, I personally ensure that each task is completed with utmost precision and attention to detail. I understand the importance of trust and customer satisfaction, which is why I go above and beyond to exceed expectations. You can count on me and my team to provide reliable, professional, and top-notch services tailored to meet your specific needs. I am committed to building long-lasting relationships with our valued clients by delivering exceptional results and exceptional customer service. Join me on this exciting journey as we combine the skills and values instilled in me through wrestling with the ambition and drive of a young entrepreneur. Together, we will create a sparkling clean environment that you can be proud of.

As a part-time student who values staying active and playing sports, I understand the importance of dedication and giving my all to every endeavor I undertake. This same level of motivation and enthusiasm translates seamlessly into running Gunk Guards. My aspiration to be an entrepreneur fuels my desire to provide exceptional services and deliver the utmost satisfaction to our valued clients. With a strong belief in hard work and a commitment to excellence, I am determined to make a lasting impression in the industry. At Gunk Guards, we prioritize the highest standards of quality and professionalism. Whether it's power washing surfaces or providing meticulous trash can sanitizing services, we approach each task with unwavering commitment and attention to detail. Our goal is to create a clean and inviting environment for our clients, enhancing both the aesthetic appeal and hygiene of their spaces. As a young entrepreneur, I am constantly seeking growth and improvement. I value the trust and satisfaction of our clients and am dedicated to building long-term relationships based on exceptional service and reliability. Your needs and preferences are at the forefront of everything we do, and we are always ready to go the extra mile to exceed your expectations.

My name is Michael Yadiel Santa Marquez. Originally from Puerto Rico, I moved to the United States when I was 16. I completed high school in 2020 and have been diligently working ever since. I am an entrepreneur striving to succeed in my business ventures. My goal is to continue growing this company and to establish it as a leading business in the DC, Virginia, and Maryland region. As a young entrepreneur, I believe in limitless potential, and I am committed to achieving my goals through hard work, dedication, and discipline. Coming from a low-income family, my aspiration is to improve our financial situation.

Thank you for choosing Gunk Guards. We look forward to serving you with the highest level of quality, professionalism, and passion for excellence.


Mateo Hernandez, Antonio Leon & Michael Yadiel- Founders, GunkGuards.

Our mission

At Gunk Guards, our mission is clear and unwavering: to provide exceptional power washing and trash can sanitizing services that not only deflect rodents but also foster a more hygienic and visually appealing environment. We believe that a clean space contributes to a healthier and happier community.

With a strong commitment to eco-friendliness, we prioritize sustainable practices in all aspects of our work. By utilizing advanced power washing techniques and eco-friendly cleaning solutions, we ensure that your surfaces are impeccably cleaned without harming the environment. Our trash can sanitizing process eliminates germs, bacteria, and unpleasant odors, promoting a hygienic and fresh environment for you and your loved ones.

We are dedicated to delivering unparalleled service, surpassing your expectations at every turn. Our skilled team is driven by a passion for excellence and a genuine desire to make a positive impact on the spaces we clean. Trust us to provide the highest level of professionalism, reliability, and attention to detail.

Join us in our mission to create a cleaner, safer, and greener environment. Together, we can achieve a world where cleanliness and sustainability go hand in hand, fostering a healthier and more vibrant community for generations to come.