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Ovenclean - Oven Cleaning Franchise

This successful domestic oven cleaning franchise, offers franchisees a fully equipped van, an easy plan & a business using low overheads.

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Location:
Oxford
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Reap the rewards of a flexible,
lucrative and secure future with Ovenclean

With over 27 million customers nationwide, Ovenclean is the original and most successful oven cleaning business in the UK, offering a flexible work/life balance and the ability to schedule your work around your life. With over 25 years’ experience and a network of over 100 specialists, we’ve built a tried and tested business model with great income prospects, the ability to be your own boss and a full package of support to help you create a hugely successful business. Start receiving the rewards of your hard work today, with Ovenclean.

Want to launch your own Ovenclean franchise, but not sure it’s right for you? Here’s why it is:

  • We have just had our busiest 12 months EVER with customer enquiries up 37%!
  • We supply an average of £3-4k worth of leads per Ovenclean franchisee each month, meaning we bring the business to you
  • National TV and digital advertising campaigns keep your Ovenclean service front of mind for people in your area
  • The simple to manage, highly profitable business model means you can earn more than £1,000 a week
  • Ovenclean has a proven but flexible business model, offering franchisees the work/life balance they desire
  • Ambitious franchisees have the option to scale up their venture to a multi-van operation, offering you great potential for the future
  • Studies show that franchises have a success rate of approximately 90 percent, compared to only about 15 percent for businesses that are started from the ground up.
  • We give you all the support and training you need to launch your successful franchise including technical training, sales and marketing support and business mentoring

Read on to learn more about Ovenclean, and how you can create a better lifestyle for you and your family through franchising with us.

Are you ready for something more?

Whether you want more job security, want to fit work around the most important people in your life, want greater control in your profession or want to enjoy a truly flexible lifestyle, Ovenclean offers you the perfect franchise.

Whether you’ve always had dreams of running your own business, are just getting started with your career or are looking to completely change paths, we welcome people from all backgrounds to Ovenclean. Our franchisees tell us that launching a business with us gives them a greater sense of satisfaction, freedom and security than any previous role, while simultaneously offering them the chance to earn more money.

With Ovenclean, you’re free to choose how much work you take on and when you do that work; and we’ll be alongside you every step of the way, providing all the support you’ll need.

Who Are Ovenclean?

Ovenclean was launched in 1994 and has grown to become one of the UK’s original oven cleaning companies, with a network of over 100 franchisees operating across the UK.

Our specialists provide a range of domestic oven cleaning services to various brands and models of electric ovens, gas ovens, ranges, microwaves, hobs, extractor fans and barbecues, using a no added caustic system which ensures customers benefit from a safe and hygienic procedure.

Getting started with Ovenclean

Established for over 25 years, our market-leading domestic cleaning franchise makes it simple and straightforward for you to start your own business.

You don’t need any experience because you’ll receive comprehensive training and be assigned a business mentor, meaning you have all the upfront support required to start generating an income from day one.

How much will you need to invest to get started?

The total investment required to launch an Ovenclean franchise is £14,995+VAT but with the different pricing options we offer, you only need £10,000 + VAT of your own funds to start your business.

How do you know whether this franchise will work for you?

Even though you’ll be your own boss with Ovenclean, you definitely won’t be going it alone – we put everything in place to help you reach customers directly so you can benefit from repeat business, a loyal client base and instant cashflow.

The Ovenclean franchise model can be adapted to suit your current lifestyle and future aspirations, so you can create a business that’s tailored to you. Whether you’re looking to spend more time at home or want to build your own empire – or you’d like to achieve a balance of both – you can do, with Ovenclean.

As well as offering practical and technical training in all elements of the service you’ll deliver, we provide a course in sales and marketing, unlimited support from our head office team and supply you with a business mentor – an experienced franchisee – who you can call whenever you need to.

The Ovenclean franchise package includes all the essential components for business success, including:

  • Full sales and marketing support
  • IT and accounting systems
  • Technical training
  • Business mentoring
  • Digital marketing and PR support

Additionally, you’ll benefit from the fantastic volume of customer enquiries generated through head office on your behalf – which equated to an average of over £30,000 worth of leads per franchisee in 2020, so you can get up and running quickly and profitably, with the reassurance you’ll have a constant line up of eager customers.

What does success look like?

The beauty of running your own business with Ovenclean is that you define your own success. Whether you’re happy to go it alone and work from a single van, or want to expand your network and operate several territories at once, the option is yours. No matter how you choose to work with Ovenclean, we’ll help you reach your ambitions.

Behind the scenes with an Ovenclean franchisee

James Arthur

James Arthur has been a franchisee since 2014. Prior to becoming an Ovenclean franchisee, he had enjoyed a successful career, working in international event management before being appointed as Head of Fundraising for a national charity. After a company restructure in 2012 ended in a voluntary redundancy, James began thinking about an alternative, self-employed lifestyle which would give him more control over his own life and diary. Click here to watch our video to find out more about James’ move to Ovenclean.|

Pam Patel

An uninspiring job role which focused on negative customer experiences left Pam unhappy in her career. Her supportive husband, who recognised how fantastic she was at working with the public, encouraged her to seek a new path. Together, they researched jobs where she could make a difference to other people, offering a service they didn’t want to do themselves and which enabled her to regularly meet new people. They came across Ovenclean, which ticked all the boxes.

She said: “Ovenclean was totally different to what I had always done, and I was worried that I wouldn’t get enough business through the door – there’s a lot of responsibility with being self-employed.

“But when I enquired about an Ovenclean franchise opportunity in my local area with Franchise Brands, I got reassurance very quickly. I attended an open day where lots of experienced Ovenclean franchisees explained how they had come from boring careers and would never go back. It made me think I could do it, so we invested.

“I’ve started building my own profile, using social media to develop my brand locally, as well as newspapers and word of mouth recommendations. The business has grown quickly, and I absolutely love it.

“The exciting part is not really knowing what to expect from each customer. Sometimes I’m in and out within an hour, other times I’m there much longer. But whatever the case, the best part is the result. I absolutely love looking at my customers’ faces when they see I’ve got their oven looking cleaner than they ever expected it to.

“The main difference for me since joining Ovenclean is that I wake up happy. I wish I’d done this 10 years ago. My husband pushed me to get to this point and I’m so glad he did. I only have to rely on myself, and I know that I’ll do a good job. It’s my business, my time, my happiness. And that’s such a huge reward.”

If you’d like to learn more about Ovenclean, request your free info pack below.

 

News
Ovenclean celebrates most successful year on record for customer enquiries
Ovenclean celebrates most successful year on record for customer enquiries
05 July 2021
Ovenclean is celebrating its most successful year to date, citing the UK lockdown and a surge in home cooking behind a record number of leads generated for franchisees. In the year to 30th June 2021, Ovenclean leads increased by 37 per cent compared to the previous 12-month period, and ...
Ovenclean Ranked the Top Professional Oven Cleaning Franchise in the UK
Ovenclean Ranked the Top Professional Oven Cleaning Franchise in the UK
17 May 2021
Ovenclean has been ranked as the top Professional Oven Cleaning franchise in Franchise Direct’s Top 100, as well as ranking as number 66 across all franchise categories in the UK.  The Franchise Direct Top 100 highlights those that stand out from hundreds of franchises that are currently ...
Ovenclean reveals new ‘changed world’ logo
Ovenclean reveals new ‘changed world’ logo
11 March 2021
Franchise network Ovenclean, owned by Franchise Brands plc and one of the UK’s original oven cleaning companies, has unveiled a new company logo designed to better reflect its customers and franchisees.  With a more contemporary look and feel, featuring crisp, clean lines and a brighter ...
Oven Cleaning is Top of the Agenda For Homeowners, Says Ovenclean
Oven Cleaning is Top of the Agenda For Homeowners, Says Ovenclean
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Cleaning is top of the agenda for UK homeowners, according to professional oven cleaning franchise Ovenclean, who has experienced their best Summer for customer enquiries ever. The oven cleaning franchise has just witnessed nearly a third more leads than the same time last year. The 28% ...
Ovenclean franchisees celebrate most successful July on record
Ovenclean franchisees celebrate most successful July on record
19 August 2020
Increased investment in marketing and the easing of lockdown restrictions has led to Ovenclean celebrating its most successful July on record.  In the month of July, Ovenclean, the UK’s original oven cleaning company, recorded a 25 per cent increase in customer leads compared to July last ...
Dealing with Redundancy: Advice from an Ovenclean Franchisee
Dealing with Redundancy: Advice from an Ovenclean Franchisee
28 July 2020
After facing redundancy multiple times in the highway construction industry, Owen Rowlands decided he needed a complete change of direction.  “I was exhausted with the same cycle of finding a job that offered security, working hard in that role and then finding out a couple of months down ...
Life After Redundancy: Taking the Leap into Self-Employment
Life After Redundancy: Taking the Leap into Self-Employment
21 July 2020
Redundancy can be one of the most devastating experiences in life, but for some it can be a blessing in disguise. Nigel Colson, owner of Ovenclean Swindon decided to take the leap into franchising after being made redundant.  Having faced redundancy from his Regional Manager role in the ...
Former Employee Takes on Shining Business
Former Employee Takes on Shining Business
28 February 2019
After 14 years with Ovenclean, the UK’s leading professional oven cleaning specialist, franchisee John Dyer is selling up one half of his thriving business to his employee Richard, and is now on the hunt for a buyer for his other territory, which stretches from Norwich to Stowmarket! ...
Celebrating a Decade of Ovenclean Ownership!
Celebrating a Decade of Ovenclean Ownership!
21 November 2018
Franchise Brands plc is delighted to be celebrating 10 successful years owning, operating and developing Ovenclean, the UK’s original network of oven cleaning specialists.   “Since acquiring the franchise back in 2008, we’ve been able to help so many franchisees from all different walks ...
Ovenclean Launch Brand New Consumer Website
Ovenclean Launch Brand New Consumer Website
13 July 2017
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Ovenclean Achieves Highest Annual Number Of Franchisee Sales In 2016
Ovenclean Achieves Highest Annual Number Of Franchisee Sales In 2016
01 June 2017
Ovenclean, the UK’s longest established oven cleaning business and part of Franchise Brands plc, has broken its previous records, selling more franchises in 2016 than any other year since the brand was established in 1992. Tim Harris, CEO of Franchise Brands plc says, “It’s vital to ...
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From Strength To Strength For Franchise Brands
From Strength To Strength For Franchise Brands
13 January 2016
In line with their strategy of organic growth, parent company of leading high street names Ovenclean and ChipsAway, Franchise Brands, is celebrating record results from a fantastic 2015! Franchise Brands credit the amazing success down to a mixture of optimising existing marketing ...
Record breaking summer for leading franchise brands
Record breaking summer for leading franchise brands
10 September 2015
While it may not have been the best of summers weather-wise, the record breaking results achieved earlier this year for leading franchises ChipsAway and Ovenclean have once again been smashed this summer! This is great news for both networks of around 400 franchisees in total, who are enjoying ...
Record Breaking Franchise Becomes Full Member of the British Franchise Association (bfa)
Record Breaking Franchise Becomes Full Member of the British Franchise Association (bfa)
21 August 2015
Ovenclean, the UK's original and leading oven cleaning specialist, is delighted to announce it's been awarded full membership of the bfa - the voluntary self-regulating body for the franchise industry. Following a period of strong growth, not to mention investing in a high profile TV ...
Record breaking month for Ovenclean!
Record breaking month for Ovenclean!
14 April 2015
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‘As Seen On TV’
‘As Seen On TV’
19 January 2015
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Case Studies
John Stewart, West Cambridge
John Stewart, West Cambridge
John Stewart joined Ovenclean in 2013, after wanting to re-invent himself in a completely different career. He tells us more: “After working in a large clinical company for a number of years, I wanted something which was completely different. I happened to come across an advert in the ...
Steven and Estelle Sykes | Ovenclean Barnsley
Steven and Estelle Sykes | Ovenclean Barnsley
Both Steven Sykes and Estelle Robertson had very successful careers, but they decided that they wanted a better work life balance - something that they could achieve through an Ovenclean franchise. Although they have faced some challenges, 18 months down the line Steven and Estelle are thoroughly ...
“I’m now in control of my life, I’m busy and I enjoy what I do”
“I’m now in control of my life, I’m busy and I enjoy what I do”
Ovenclean delivers baked-in success for John Denoon. According to franchisee John Denoon, the seeds of success are ready baked into the Ovenclean franchise, with customers hooked by the dazzling results and determined never to tackle cleaning their own dirty ovens ever ...
Profiting Partnerships - Two Men and a Hob!
Profiting Partnerships - Two Men and a Hob!
25 June 2012
A two man team making a great impact on the nation’s kitchens – apart from the Hairy Bikers! - is Ovenclean’s dynamic duo, Jeff Deeming and Andy Bloore, who have been working together as successful Ovenclean franchisees for since 2003. For thousands of happy customers in ...
Young Families - Ovenclean, A Business Which Grows With You!
Young Families - Ovenclean, A Business Which Grows With You!
25 June 2012
In 2002 new parents of twins, Clive and Clare Pearson made a decision that would change their lives forever. Clare’s high powered job in publishing involved a long commute every day into London and Clive’s work in sales often took him away from home at evenings and weekends. ...
'Pretirement' - Franchising at 50+ - Paul Cooks Up A Plan with Ovenclean
'Pretirement' - Franchising at 50+ - Paul Cooks Up A Plan with Ovenclean
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As carpet fitter Paul Foord reached his mid-fifties, he decided that he needed to look for another business opportunity to take him through to retirement. Not only was he finding heaving carpets around increasingly challenging, but the difficult housing market was also impacting on his work and ...
Young Franchisees - Ovenclean hits the hot spot for Robbie
Young Franchisees - Ovenclean hits the hot spot for Robbie
25 June 2012
When 26 year old Robbie Freeman spotted the Ovenclean franchise, it appealed to him instantly. Easy to learn and straightforward to manage, he felt it provided the perfect business opportunity for someone practical and hard-working like himself. “It was affordable and looked like great value” he ...
Flexible Franchise - A Good Investement
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After thirty four years working for Lloyds TSB, Ian Morley knows a good investment when he sees one.  When he was first made redundant from his job as a Lean Consultant, Ian initially took some time to carry out work on his house, but he always knew that being in his early fifties he ...
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Bouncing Back From Redundancy - The heat is on for Ovenclean franchisee Duncan!
Bouncing Back From Redundancy - The heat is on for Ovenclean franchisee Duncan!
25 June 2012
Just eighteen months after the launch of his Ovenclean franchise, former financial manager Duncan Chandler has reached the point where he has so much work that business expansion is inevitable. He says taking on an employee and an extra vehicle is a matter of ‘when’ rather than ‘if’, and he is ...
Families in Franchising - The Watts' Are Keeping It in the Family
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Videos
Ovenclean Case Study | Dean Wilson
Ovenclean Case Study | Dean Wilson
28 August 2019
Dean joined the Ovenclean network in 2014 with his wife Amy, and since then has grown the business to a fleet of three vans. Here he tells us about his Ovenclean journey so far, and gives his advice for aspiring franchisees.
Ovenclean Case Study | Richard Metcalfe
Ovenclean Case Study | Richard Metcalfe
28 August 2019
Richard joined the Ovenclean network in 2016, and since then has seen his business go from strength to strength. Here he tells us about his Ovenclean journey so far, and gives his advice for aspiring franchisees.
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