HARKNESServices is a certified woman- and minority-owned business specializing in quality restaurant and kitchen exhaust and hood cleaning services.

As a certified kitchen exhaust cleaning company, we have the knowledge and expertise to ensure your system operates safely and efficiently. Our understanding of current codes and industry regulations allows us to identify any issues with your exhaust system and to provide the proper cleaning and maintenance from the roof-top to the cook-top.

With our strategic partners, we hold various certifications including:

  • Advanced Cleaning Systems (ACS)
  • National Air Duct Cleaners Association
  • Certified Halton Agent

Supplier Diversity Certifications:

  • Minority Business Enterprise (MBE, State of Ohio)
  • Encouraging Diversity, Growth and Equity (EDGE, State of Ohio)
  • Women Owned Small Business (WOSB, US Small Business Administration)
  • National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC)
  • LEDE (Columbus City Schools)
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE State of Ohio)
  • Historically Underutilized Business (HUB)

The company was founded in 2011 by our president, Tara Harkness. Tara brings to HARKNESServices her 20 years of business experience, understanding of strategic alliances and commitment to exceptional quality and customer care.

Proudly Serving a Variety of Industries

HARKNESServices has successfully serviced numerous projects across Ohio, working with restaurants, hospitals, schools, delis, cafes, airports, hotels and resorts, including:

  • Burger King
  • Cedar Point
  • Columbus Convention Center
  • Domino's
  • Donato's Pizza
  • Hollywood Casino
  • Indian River Juvenile
  • Kalahari Resort
  • Kroger
  • Mt. Carmel
  • The Ohio State University
  • Wendy's
Minority Business Enterprise
Encouraging Diversity, Growth and Equity
Women Owned Small Business
National Minority Supplier Development Council
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
Historically Underutilized Business