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Tips for Establishing a Home Remodeling Business

Tips for Establishing a Home Remodeling Business

by Proforma Construction, February 11, 2020

How to launch your own home remodeling business.

Now, more than ever, there is growing interest in the home remodeling and redecoration business.  If you’ve ever considered starting your own business, then now may be the best time to take the leap.  According to the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, the number of inquiries, bid requests, and conversion of bids are on the rise.  But how can you turn your hobby into a lucrative company?  Try out these suggestions to launch your own home remodeling business.

  • Secure the Proper Documentation and Protection

Because construction and remodeling work can be risky, it’s important that you protect your business.  First and foremost, you need to make sure that you have all the permits and licenses necessary to operate a construction business.  You will also need to secure commercial insurance to protect against your liability and injury risks.  To ensure that you have the right coverage in place, work with an experienced commercial insurance provider and ask about general liability, errors and omissions, workers’ compensation, and other basic types of business insurance.

  • Know Your Capabilities

When you first launch your business, you may be tempted to take any job that comes your way.  However, it’s important that you review every job carefully to determine if you have the necessary skills to complete it.  Taking jobs that you are not equipped to handle will only lead to disaster and could force your company out of business before it ever had a fair chance to get off the ground.  When you are first starting out, focus on taking smaller jobs.  As you gain experience, you can branch out and take on more complex projects.

  • Focus on Customer Service

Many homeowners will be wary about working with a home remodeling company that is new to the industry.  To ensure that you make a good impression, you should focus on offering exceptional customer service.  By being professional, responsive, and courteous, you can alleviate some of the concerns that your clients may have.  As an added bonus, your good customer service will likely earn you referrals and positive online reviews from your satisfied clients.  This, in turn, will help your business make a good name for itself in the industry.

These are some of the suggestions that you should try to launch your own home remodeling business.  Do you have more questions about the commercial construction industry?  If so, then contact the experts at Proforma Construction.   Serving Pleasanton and the surrounding California area, our highly-trained team is ready to make your commercial construction dreams a reality.