Restaurant owners are legally required to regularly clean their kitchen exhaust hoods.
In addition to commercial restaurants, you may service residential kitchens and kitchens on military bases, at hospitals and at government facilities.
Restaurant owners or property managers not wanting to purchase supplies and equipment or devote manpower to the job will look to cleaning contractors do to the work for them.
If you enjoy working for yourself and know the importance of building customer relationships, you could do well to start your own low-cost, home-based, hood cleaning Business.
Learn the National Fire Protection Association NFPA 96 Code, which is the standard for ventilation control and fire protection of commercial cooking operations.
In addition to cleaning and polishing the hood, you may need to clean the surrounding area, contain the grease, degrease filters, clean out air ducts and repair or install fans, motors, panels or filters.
Contact your city licensing department. As a contractor who cleans commercial kitchen exhaust systems, you may be required to hold a license.
Obtain your business license and purchase liability insurance for your business.