About Blast Off Pressure Washing Team


Tyler Gaffka, Owner

Born and raised in Brighton Michigan, I joined the Marine Corps after high school. I spent the first part of my journey stationed in Hawaii as an infantry machine gunner with 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines. From there I received orders to Parris Island where I coached marksmanship on the rifle and pistol ranges as well as instructed recruits on the basic infantry skills required to become a Marine.

After retiring from military service, I decided to stay here and continue to serve in a different way. I started Blast Off. 

Knowing that a business cannot succeed without happy customers, and happy customers are created by a happy team, I have developed a culture of customer service that is both unique and unparalleled.

I have created an environment where striving to do the best job possible is both fun using our top of the line equipment and rewarding.

Our technicians are incentivized by profit share, bonuses for positive feedback and are eager to put a smile on your face!

Ryan Durnan, Lead Technician

Ryan Durnan was born in Plano, Texas and raised in multiple cities due to the fact his parents were in the Air Force. Ryan graduated high school at Biloxi Mississippi and immediately joined the Marine Corps. After honorably completing his military service and enjoying some R&R, Ryan went security contracting in Afghanistan. Once Afghanistan was closed and no longer an option he decided to help build Blast off into the company it is today and enjoys continuing to refine our operations, engage with customers and help shape the future of our company.

Jordan Doxtader, Technician

Jordan, 27, was born and raised in Michigan. He became a Marine after high school in 2012 and served 10 years in the Marine Corps before being medically retired due to being diagnosed with Leukemia Cancer while stationed on Parris Island. He served on two deployments both a MAGTF, where he unfortunately missed the birth of his now 5 year old daughter and a MEU. He now lives healthily in Georgia where he plans to remain for years to come with his soon to be wife Andy.

Eric Van Hulst, Sales Manager

Eric graduated high school in Walterboro SC in 2004. Eric has lived in Beaufort for many years with his wife Brandy. Eric owns an online resale business and has years of experience in the exterior cleaning industry. He enjoys helping Blast Off continue to improve and grow so that we can continue to bring you the best possible service. Eric’s hobbies include Golf, Camping and Jeeps.

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