Consider How long does it take to professionally clean an oven.
To work out your prices and how much you can earn after being trained to clean oven professionally, think about how long it takes to clean an oven.
If you can keep to these timings you can manage your diary effectively giving you more earning potential.
Keeping to these times encourages discipline that can then be instilled in your staff and the potential earnings of £300+ per day is very much a possibility. As a result of achieving these timings you can manage your day.
Here are the oven cleaning time we keep to
Single Oven – 1 to 2 hours.I stick to 1.5 hours, no matter how dirty
Double Oven – 1.5 to 2.5 hours. I stick to 2 hours, no matter how dirty
Wide Single including hob – 2 to 2.5 hours
Range Oven 2 Door with Hob – 2 to 3 hours
Range Oven Unit 2 Door and Grill with Hob – 2 to 3.5 hours
AGA, STANLEY, RAYBURNS
2 Door Aga / Stanley / Rayburn – 2 to 3 hours
3 Door Aga / Stanley / Rayburn – 2 to 3 hours
4 Door Aga / Stanley / Rayburn – 3 to 4 hours
Be strict with yourself and ensure you stick to your times, this can easily be done by managing your customers’ expectations and let them know what you can achieve in the time.
HOB & EXTRACTOR
Gas Hob Cleaning 4 rings – 30mins
Gas Hob Cleaning 5+ rings – 30mins to 1 hour
Electric Hob – 15 to 30mins
Ceramic Hob – 15 to 30mins
Extractor plus filter – 15 to 30mins
Note: Hobs and Extractors must be booked in with an oven, you don’t want to be traveling 30mins to earn £15, but customers’ will ask for it. Most folks are understanding if you explain it’s just not cost effective once fuel and time have been accounted for, again ensure this is in your terms and conditions and it is clearly visible to your customers.
Microwave Oven – 30mins to 1 hour
Splash back – 15 to 30mins
BBQ small (round) – 1 to 2 hours
BBQ medium (70 – 110cm) – 1 to 2 hours
BBQ large (over 110cm) – 2 to 3 hours
Other appliances are a bonus to your earning without traveling, the more you can do in one household the more you earn without adding cost of fuel and gas, 100% profit and 100% happy client.
Offer these extras but never ever hard sell. Just a simple question of would you like me to clean……. Whilst I am here? 1 in 10 will say “oh great, I didn’t know you do….. as well.
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