Start a Cooker Cleaning Service
Cleaning the oven is a task that is usually put
off or never done. It is not a task that many people consider
fun. From a business person’s prospective, cleaning ovens can
be a good way to make a lucrative living. Opening a cooker
cleaning service is now becoming popular. This is a unique
cleaning service and there aren’t many around. If you are good
at cleaning ovens and have had some experience then you will
want to start this niche market type of business.
steps to a successful cooker cleaning
One cleaning procedure you can offer is the
stripping down of your customer’s oven and using a
de-carbonating bath to clean all loose parts. The
de-carbonating bath will be done outside of the
customer’s house. Another procedure is using
surfactants to renew racks and panels to a like new
condition. These surfactants will clean off hard to
clean carbon deposits. The next procedure will
entail using precision tools, a good degreaser, and
detergent cleaning fluids to make your customers
cooker sparkling clean. All of these procedures can
be done in 2-3 hours.
A comprehensive cooker cleaning service to all your
customers will make your business well rounded.
Concentrating on not only domestic cookers but also
offer your services for commercial cookers. You may
want to include microwaves and extractor cleaning
to your service. Branching out into supplying your
customers need of oven bulbs, filters, seals for
doors, and many more cooker parts will give you
extra income for your business.
You may want to see what price list your
competition has, if there is one in your area, you
could be the first! Then you will want to price
your services and supplies accordingly. After hours
services should be priced slightly higher than
normal business hours.
Your employees and you to need to be fully insured.
Going into customer's homes leaves you open for
liability if something was to go wrong. Contact
several insurance agencies that specialize in this
type of insurance and pick the best policy for your
Uniforms should be worn with employees name on the
pocket. This will give you and your employees a
look of professionalism. Cleaning cookers will need
to be done in a professional manner. Drop cloths
should always be used so as not to leave a mess in
the customer’s home. Politeness, knowledgeable
answers to your customer’s questions, and doing a
professional job will ensure a returning customer.
Buying all of your cleaning products and
supplies wholesale is advisable. Wholesale does not have to
mean a cheap product though. You should purchase quality
products from a reputable wholesaler.
It is always good to put everything in writing.
The customer always likes to be fully informed. Having your job
description in writing will leave no room for questions of what
is expected of you. Your customer’s interest is also covered
A cooker cleaning service will prove to be an
adventure. With time you and your employees will become more
efficient and more skilled. This business will provide you with
the type of income you’ve always dreamed of.