How Start a Stone and Tile Restoration Business
Stone, tile, and hard surface repair and restoration is a skilled trade that can be a source of reliable income and professional growth.
If you want to be self-employed and start your own business, this course will arm you with the information and resources you will need to get started.
This course is taught by Deborah Nelson, founder of SurpHaces and a successful entrepreneur with decades of experience. Her unique insights will help you hit the ground running in your surface restoration business!
- Equipment and Supplies
- Pricing jobs
- Equipping your vehicles checklist
- Your business name and entity
- Legal considerations
- Hire a CPA
- Get your EIN
- Get a bank account
- City, county, and state licensing
- Contractors license
- Insurances (liability, worker’s comp)
- Securing your domain name
- Creating your email address and signature
- Hiring employees
- Employee handbook
- OSHA required safety and written HazCom
- Forms you will need for hiring
- Payroll service
- Sales tax
- Branding and collateral
- Managing your jobs and record keeping
- Bookkeeping systems
- Sales and marketing
- Referral network
- Case studies
- Vehicle graphics
- Social media accounts
- Google My Business
People who take this course often also take…
Essential Marble and Stone Restoration. This course is designed to give a strong foundation for those new or recent to the stone restoration industry, or for the more seasoned contractors to learn ways to improve efficiency and productivity.
Sales and Marketing for Owners and Managers. This live webinar (two, 2-hour sessions) is designed to arm you with ideas, tools, and information to build your business. Learn how to build your referral base, effectively reach prospects, convert them to customers, and much more!