Home Based Business Idea – Exterior Painter

needspaintIt’s that time of year again, a time when people are beginning to spend more time outside of their houses. When weather gets warmer and people start spending time out in their yards, they may notice that the outsides of their houses do not look as nice as they did just a few years ago. A fresh coat of paint or stain can go a long way towards making a house look great, but many homeowners do not have the time or the expertise that they would need to paint their homes themselves.

If you can paint houses, then the warmer months of the year could be your time to shine.  Exterior painters are in demand, and if you are able to put together a crew of dependable and professional painters, you could all be on track to have a very successful summer. If you think that you might be interested in starting an exterior painting business, here is some information to get you started.

Rules and regulations regarding painting businesses vary from place to place, so before you do anything else, find and read your local rules. Once you are sure that you can operate a home – based painting business in your local area and that you can get any required licenses or permits, it is time to start the business planning process. As tempting as it might be to rush through your business plan so that you can get started on painting houses, take your time and be thorough. A well thought out business plan not only gets your business off the ground, it can serve as a valuable resource once you are in business by providing clear solutions to problems or situations that you anticipated in advance so that you don’t have to stop everything in order to figure out how to address them.

 Photo by taliesin on morguefile.com.