Business Overview

Business to business restaurant hood/ventilation cleaning service. There is a large demand for kitchen exhaust system cleaning to keep up with health and safety codes. The business comes with $100K in equipment and currently has 5 employees (not including the owner who only works part time). The business has been operating since 2010. They did see some slowing during 2019 from employee issues and in 2020 from COVID, but are positioned to bounce back in 2021 now that restrictions are starting to ease. Average if 2018 and 2019 numbers are advertised. Owner will consider 50% seller carry note over 24 months for qualified buyer.


  • Asking Price: $145,000
  • Cash Flow: $41,064
  • Gross Revenue: $405,129
  • FF&E: $100,000
  • Inventory: $500
  • Inventory Included: Yes
  • Established: 2010

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:N/A
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:N/A
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:5
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

Home Based

Purpose For Selling:

Other Business Interests

Home Based:

This Business Is Home Based

Established Franchise:

This Business Is An Established Franchise

Additional Info

The business was founded in 2010, making the business 12 years old.
The transaction will include inventory valued at $500, which is included in the suggested price.

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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Existing Debts and Future Obligations

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Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

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