Deciding to explore the U.S. he was travelling across the country for sever-al years , and finally ended up in Grass Valley, CA with his wife Wilma in 1986. Wilma is a city girl from Oberhausen, Germany, with a degree in Social Work.
Hubert and Wilma started a small business in Grass Valley
, doing house cleaning, yard work, specializing in window cleaning, then added chimney cleaning. After pursuing different business ventures, the decision was made to expand the existing business, hiring employees, getting a store front, opening an internet web business and expanding into Chico, CA.