How to Start a Tile Installation Business ( Complete Guide )

Tiles available in a wide range of size, colour and forms such as ceramic, quarry, porcelain etc help us in setting up the beautiful flooring of our homes. If you think that your health won’t get affected negatively while bending and kneeling for long hours, then starting a tiles installation service business might be one of the desirable options for you to make your living. Here are 6 quick steps to help in launching your own tile installation business:

1. Learn skills

Learn all necessary techniques that are involved in tiles installation job while either seeking an enrolment in a local training institute or taking on an apprenticeship with an experienced tiles sitter.

2. Create a business plan

Do not put a business plan out of your mind.  Because no matter how efficient you or your resources are, without a plan, achieving what you want to would be extremely hard for you. Your business might even end up as a failure in the absence of a business plan.

3. Register your company

Before your business gets registered, make sure you settle for a legal structure, whether you want a partnership with someone like a friend, relative etc or you just want to keep it limited to yourself only – sole ownership. Give an impressive name to your business while getting it registered with the city authority. By impressive what we mean is that a name that will make a impressively make a permanent space in the minds of your clients.

4. Rent an office

Though operations of a tiles installation business are manageable from a home however if you would like to avoid the interference of your family members especially kids ( if you are a happily married man ), then you may go for an office space rental.

5. Get necessary tools

Buy tools like spreader, level, goggles, sponge, rubber grout float etc. In addition, get a motorcycle arranged as a means for reaching your customer’s place along with these tools.

6. Network with contractors 

Build a marketable portfolio, in other words that sells itself rather needing the push. Find and ask contractors to give their mail ids. Create and send them flyers because these people prove very useful in building a client base.

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