Franchise Spotlight: Decorating Franchise
Read this to find out more about the many opportunities for franchisees in the decorating industry.
Owning a decorating franchise might seem like something that is very niche but, in fact, there are a lot of options that cover a lot of different skill sets and interests.
From working outdoors painting houses to picking out the perfect finish for a kitchen cupboard, this sector has opportunities for any aspiring business owner.
Here are a few examples of the opportunities that are available:
Buying a painting franchise is a great opportunity for someone who likes the idea of working from different places and doing something physical.
Treating or painting the exterior of a house allows you to be outside during the day, like with No Need to Paint. You will be interacting with customers but not extensively. You will have the chance to greet and chat to people as you are at their houses but, most of the day, you will be able to get on with your work.
This is the kind of business that will not require that you need a storefront or office premises because you will be working at your customer’s houses doing the job.
Kitchen and bathroom fittings
Kitchen and bathroom fitting franchises are the
With Mobalpa Kitchens, as a
The specific skills will be taught to you by the franchisor when you start out but, if you already know that you have an aptitude for sales and design, it is more likely that you will thrive in this industry.
If you enjoy interacting with customers and you’re good at solving problems, this is a great career for you and you will grow a really good business as a
Becoming a kitchen or bathroom fitting franchisee will mean setting up a showroom where customers will be able to come in and get a sense of the designs that you offer and the kind of products that you use.
The opportunities for buying a furniture retail franchise are probably more extensive than you think.
If you are the kind of person that enjoys working from home, you can find a franchise that will allow you to do so.
Oakleaf, for example, gets its franchisees to fill a local marketing and sales role. The role also includes installation and administrative tasks, but their franchisees do not have a specific retail space.
In contrast, RAFT furniture retailers provide prospective franchisees with a more traditional retail opportunity. This is a great option for people who love to spend time with customers and want to work out of a retail store space.
Specific products and installation
Decorating encompasses a lot of things and all these facets of the decoration of a house are needs that can be met by good businesses.
Just Shutters, for example, offers franchisees the opportunity to become part of a booming industry where you will operate mostly on-site installing shutters. This franchise offers you a branded van for keeping and transporting stock.
They will also have a head office that will take your calls for you while you’re out on the job.
Is it for you?
Deciding whether this industry is for you will mean assessing your skills and seeing which type of franchise matches them.