OvenKing is a family run and operated business that is the leading oven cleaning specialists across the UK and parts of Europe.
Daryl established the business from the ground up and, to this day, you will still find him putting in the hard work both at the office and at clients’ homes. The office is managed by his wife Jo who enjoys the client and operator relationships that she has cultivated over the years. The youngest son, Louis, is learning the business both at the office and at clients’ homes on a daily basis and the youngest daughter Lexi is quickly becoming a social media marketing pro!
Over a Million Oven Cleans!
OvenKing has 10+ years experience as oven cleaning specialists, which to date equates to over 250,000 ovens cleaned across the South Coast of the UK. Having trained over 65 oven cleaning specialists currently operating in the UK and Europe, we are well on our way to celebrating over a million oven cleans!
Our oven cleaning specialists have been trained to clean all types of Ovens and Stoves, BBQs and Grills, Cook Tops and Stove Tops, Oven Hoods, Microwaves, Outdoor Kitchens and Commercial Ovens, using our specialist equipment and expert chemicals. Developed, tried and tested in the UK with the strictest safety and environmental standards, our own range of cleaning chemicals are safe, fume-free and pet friendly, thus allowing us to leave sparkling clean ovens wherever we go. Our formulas have been perfected over the years, creating world leading oven cleaning products, which are in fact available to purchase internationally through our sister company GleamKing.
Professional Oven Cleaning Services
As a company we come to work to offer our best, with our clients’ satisfaction at the forefront. Due to OvenKing’s success as the leading oven cleaning specialists in the UK & Europe, the expansion into America was the next step forward. We are looking forward to meeting new clients and trainees, sharing our expertise and creating an oven cleaning specialists’ community stateside.
Meet our team
The OvenKing team all work extremely hard cleaning ovens, carpets, floors, walls, bathrooms, kitchens and quite frankly anything that gets even the slightest bit dirty. You may never have the pleasure of meeting the whole team but rest assured there are a number of highly qualified and experienced people behind the scenes at OvenKing ensuring we are spearheading the cleaning industry.
Daryl – The Boss
A hands-on boss who oversees the majority of commercial cleaning works. An entrepreneur with a history in the digital marketing industry, Daryl founded OvenKing in 2013 to fill a gap in the market, the impetus was to “do the jobs you hate” with the benefit of a simple and transparent pricing and booking system. Daryl’s history in the civil engineering industry also makes him best suited to project manage complex commercial HVAC kitchen extraction ducting cleaning works.
Jo – Customer Service & Admin
Jo could be described as the voice of the company. If you call in to make an enquiry or booking chances are you’ll be speaking to Jo. When not taking bookings it is Jo’s responsibility to distribute work to the team, ensuring they are in the right place at the right times with the right equipment, which – with the size of our team- is no small feat.
Louis – Certified Cleaning Specialist
Louis is Daryl and Jo’s son. After he left school he did a football apprentiship but in the end he decided it wasn’t for him and joined the family business. He has been learning all aspects of the industry from the bottom up, doing domestic and commercial cleans and working hard to help the business in every way possible.
Ricky – Team Manager, Certified Cleaning Specialist
Ricky heads up our commercial division, ensuring our commercial clients receive the same level of service and dedication as our domestic customers. He also fills in when required cleaning domestic ovens and carpet cleaning. Ricky came to us from another commercial cleaning company and has been a great asset since his arrival.
Jason – Certified Cleaning Specialist
A professional oven cleaner through and through, Jason came to us from another oven cleaning company so after the shortest training course we have ever had to run we sent him out in the OvenKing van and he hasn’t looked back since. Jason has 10 years experience in the cleaning industry, the majority of which he has specialised in oven cleaning.
Daniel – Certified Cleaning Specialist
Daniel joined us in 2019. Daniel has 15 over years of cleaning experience. Before joining OvenKing he cleaned leisure centres and other public facilities, did window cleaning, carpet and upholstery deep cleaning, dry cleaning and leather cleaning. With the help of our comprehensive training package, Daniel has added Ovens and appliances to his cleaning skill set. He uses his wide cleaning experience to deliver first class service to our customers in our Southampton and Gosport region. His great attention to detail helps him deliver a great quality clean every time.
Aaron – Certified Cleaning Specialist
Aaron came to us because he wanted the opportunity to improve his work/life balance. He is constantly expanding his knowledge on different types of ovens and commercial cleaning jobs. Even though he came to us from a different cleaning company, he was very happy to be re-trained as his previous employer wasn’t as thorough as OvenKing. He constantly gets positive feedback from our clients.
Adam – Certified Cleaning Specialist
Adam was working for a butcher’s where he used to cut and pack meet. He was doing night shifts and couldn’t enjoy any time with his newborn. He did our oven cleaning training and has been a great asset for the company ever since, constantly receiving great reviews from our clients on his work quality and politeness.
Mike – Certified Cleaning Specialist
Mike also came from another cleaning company where her was working as a desk clerk. Being adventurous, he wanted to be out in the world with customers insteead of behind a desk. He was trained to clean ovens before he joined us, but not to the standard we keep at OvenKing. He came to us and retrained and is now doing great working with the team,
Fabi – Certified Cleaning Specialist
Fabi comes from a household cleaning background and she’s now running our End of Tenancy jobs, which she gets spot on every time! We are delighted to have her on our Team.
Marcio – Certified Cleaning Specialist
Marcio works for us on an ocasional basis as a carpet cleaning sub contractor. Any time he goes out to do a domestic carpet clean job for us we always receive positive feedback for him. He is very knowledgable and it’s great to have him in our team for our carpet cleaning jobs.
Ross – Certified Cleaning Specialist
Ross came to us from a carpet cleaning company that went into receivership due to poor management and came to us for work. He is happy to help when we have extra work available and always delivers great results!
Katie – Social Media Management and Customer Service
Katie has worked for many years for the family businesses as a secretary, PA and admin and has always proven to be an asset. She had to leave for a period of time to bring up her daughter but she recently come back to join us and help with the rapid expansion of the King Group in the UK, as well as Europe and the US.
Matt – Telesales and Customer Service
Matt joined us in the summer of 2020. He was previously working at a factory. He is the one calling people throught our database and regenerate sales. He has proven to be a great asset to the company, generating business with both new and existing customers, even in quieter periods.
Alex – IT Manager & Admin
Alex joined us in early summer 2020. He comes from a hospitality and IT background, and has worked as an IT professor for 10 years and a customer facing agent for 12 years. Since he started working for us he improved our IT processes, developed systems that made our work easier and we can say he’s certainly the best IT guy we’ve had so far. His marketing campaigns are proving to be better than anybody’s done before and have helped us get our business reputation out there. Also, his knowledge and attention to detail is a great asset to the company. We are very happy to have Alex as an integral part of our team.