What is a HOODZ Franchise?

Why the HOODZ Franchise is the leading commercial hood cleaning business in the nation

If you want to own a recession-resistant business that serves an untapped need in a fast-growing industry, investing in a HOODZ franchise is a wise choice. With more than 125 territories owned throughout the nation, HOODZ is the premier kitchen exhaust cleaning franchise due to superior customer service, exceptional training and the full support of BELFOR Franchise Group, the largest network of cleaning and restoration brands in the United States.

Unlike other brands in the $863 billion food service industry, HOODZ focuses on helping restaurants – and any building that serves out of a commercial kitchen – remain in compliance with health and safety codes. We specialize in cleaning kitchen exhaust hood systems, conveyor ovens, pressure washing, hood filters, grease containment and appliance deep cleaning. Our services prevent grease fires, on-the-job injuries, workers comp insurance claims, and help maintain a level of cleanliness that today’s consumers expect.

The best part? Because the majority of our services are mandated by law, HOODZ doesn’t have to look far for customers. There are more than 660,000 restaurants in the United States, and thousands more commercial kitchens in schools, prisons and hospitals, and all of them need to hire a provider to help them stay up to code. Because the majority of operators in the restaurant cleaning industry are fly-by-night operators, HOODZ is able to secure long-term contracts and establish longstanding relationships with our clients because we deliver a level of professionalism that goes far beyond the industry standard. This means that our franchise owners benefit from not only multiple lines of service, but also recurring revenue streams.

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“There are two big things that most potential franchise owners look at when they’re evaluating the HOODZ franchise that sets it apart from most of the other opportunities out there in a big way,” says Nathan Willard, Brand President of HOODZ. “The first of those being the recurring aspect of the work we do. The work we do is not a one-time sale or a one-time service, but something that we do over and over again for the life of a client’s business.

“The other piece of it, which is equally important is the fact that it’s compliance-based. Most of the services that we provide are required services,” Willard continues. “They’re not optional services. So it’s not something where you’re trying to convince a prospect of the need for the item. It’s not an optional item. It’s something that they know they have to have. It’s just a matter of who they’re going to pick to go with for the service, and from that standpoint, there’s no one out there that can compete with HOODZ.”

Owning a HOODZ franchise gives you the opportunity to benefit from multiple revenue streams

Here is how we help our customers:

  • Conveyor Oven Cleaning
  • Exhaust Fan Hinge Kit Installation
  • Exhaust Fan Access Panel Installation
  • Exhaust Fan Belt Replacement
  • Filter Cleaning
  • Filter Exchange
  • Soak Tank Service Program
  • Grease Trap Cleaning
  • Concrete Cleaning
  • Dumpster Pad Cleaning
  • Commercial Pressure Washing

With over 125 territories open across the country, HOODZ is rapidly expanding. We’re looking for passionate entrepreneurs who want to own a business that keeps restaurants in their community safe, compliant with regulations and open for business.

HOODZ is a Powerful Business Model With Little Competition

Owning a kitchen exhaust cleaning business is a relationship-driven business. Owners of restaurants and managers of commercial kitchens understand the need for compliance, health and safety codes, and they want to hire a company that is reliable, professional and transparent. Because the industry is fragmented, and the majority of businesses in this space are independent, independent operators, HOODZ is able to secure relationships and retain business simply by being accountable, professional and by offering a comprehensive menu of services.

HOODZ franchise tech placing a sticker on a hood

HOODZ service offerings include power washing, grease and dumpster area cleaning, kitchen floor and equipment cleaning, and more. All of these services are designed to make commercial kitchens safer and are invaluable to restaurant owners and managers, all while generating several significant additional revenue streams for our franchise owners.

“If you talk with restaurant owners and facility managers about their pain points and their disappointments in services relating to this industry, they’re looking for a very consistent option and they’re looking for a very professional option,” Willard says. “Most of their experience has been very inconsistent. People don’t show up when they say they’re going to show up, they don’t do what they say they’re going to do. A lot of the services that we provide are out of sight and out of mind to some extent, so we make an effort to demonstrate our value by being transparent and striving to be the most consistent and the most professional option.”

Ready to Become a Top-Performer?

If you’re going to leave a career to start a new life as a business owner, you want to be sure that the risk is going to be worth the reward. HOODZ offers robust training and ongoing franchise support to help turn driven individuals into savvy, seasoned entrepreneurs.

HOODZ franchise tech cleaning a hood

By providing training that focuses on technical expertise and business development, as well as providing marketing support, a 24/7 call service center, access to industry experts who know how to grow a commercial kitchen cleaning business, and more, HOODZ takes the guesswork out of owning a business and will help you chart a path to growth.

“The training that BELFOR Franchise Group provides is far beyond anything else in the industry,” Willard, Brand President of HOODZ, says. “From the marketing support, to the call center, to the ongoing coaching, you will have all the resources you need to get established quickly and grow your business. The demand for our services is truly enormous, and it’s only going to increase going forward. If you’re ready to capitalize on a highly lucrative niche in a booming segment, HOODZ is the right opportunity for you.”

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If you’re ready to open a kitchen exhaust cleaning franchise in your community, simply fill out the form on this site and begin a conversation. We can’t wait to learn more about you!

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