Saturday 29 December 2018

Oven Wizards’ Fanie van Zyl realises his investment!

Oven Wizards are pleased to report that one of their Franchisees has successfully realised his investment by selling his business.

Fanie van Zyl who owned and operated Oven Wizards Fleet and Farnborough said of his time with Oven Wizards

“I looked on several websites for an oven cleaning business and the first one I saw I went for an interview and demonstration. I was not very impressed with the explanation of the franchise and demonstration they gave me. I then made an appointment with Mark Abbott and John Graham at Oven Wizards and me and my wife went for an informal chat to see what the oven cleaning business was all about. We were very impressed from the start as they explained exactly to me what I could expect from an oven cleaning business. I would recommend if someone is buying a franchise you should make sure you meet the franchisors and get as much information as possible on what the franchise is all about.”

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Fanie went on to say, “After the purchase of the Oven Wizards Franchise, I received my training and off I went, support was only a phone call away. My biggest challenge was to get fully booked and get good feedback from my customers. I was cleaning 3 ovens a day on a regular basis, which exceeded my expectations.”

With regards to the sale of his business Fanie said, “I decided to sell the business as we are moving back to Guernsey as my family and grandchildren are living there and we want to spend more time with them. The support from Mark and John from Oven Wizards was from day one very supportive. They helped me find my prospective buyer and they were only a phone call away when I needed any help.”

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New Owner Mark Fitch is excited to put his stamp on the business, he says, “I’m looking forward to continuing Fanie’s hard work cleaning ovens in the Fleet and Farnborough Territory. I’m flat out at present, with lots of work, which is great for business and my fitness. A big thanks to Fanie for my initial training, I look forward to meeting other Wizards in the community next year.”

John Graham, Managing Director, Oven Wizards said “We have really enjoyed working with Fanie over the last few years, to help him launch and grow his Oven Wizards business in Fleet and Farnborough. He has now successfully sold his business to Mark Fitch, and we very much look forward to working with Mark to help him achieve his targets as he takes over the reins.”

If you would like to join Oven Wizards in the New Year please contact us on 01367 850162/07590 536425 for an initial chat, or visit our website at

Thursday 6 December 2018

Christmas is coming and our Wizards are very busy!

It is looking like it’s going to be one of the busiest Decembers for Oven Wizards Franchisees. We are really pleased to report that most of our Franchisees are getting booked up for that pre-Christmas oven cleaning rush. Some of our more experienced Wizards had December booked up before the end of November and are now starting to take bookings for January 2019, which is great news.

Paul Joyce, Oven Wizards Leighton Buzzard said, “I wish I had joined Oven Wizards years ago” and Ray White, Oven Wizards Kings Langley said “I am so busy I could be working 7 days a week, if I wanted to”

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John Graham, Oven Wizards Managing Director, said, “We have been talking to all our Wizards up and down the Country over the last couple of weeks and most of them are really busy.Jonathan Gains, who invested in our Bury Territory earlier this yea,r is cleaning 3 and 4 ovens per day and working 6 days a week to cope with the demand”

He went on to say “Our website is experiencing a record number of visitors, which provides great support to our Franchisees. We are now getting good National coverage for Oven Wizards, but we still have Territories available for the right sort of people”.

If you would like to join Oven Wizards in the New Year please contact us on 01367 850162/07590 536425 for an initial chat, or visit our website at