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Old 04-01-2010, 11:49 AM   #1
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Help with this idea.

I have an idea to start a residential repainting business that will hopefully eventually have a storefront. If you were interested in hiring a painter how many of us would entertain the idea of having a painting business located in a shopping center say close to Lowes/HomeDepot that you could go in look at a showroom for ideas, discuss your needs and leave with an appointment set for someone to come out for a job estimate?

I know this is a DIY site and most of us would do just that but, if you were going to hire someone would you consider this option? Thanks for answers and your time.


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Old 04-01-2010, 05:22 PM   #2
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Most, if not all of US, would not be able to finance the overhead, insurance, etc,etc.It is hard enough running a business out of your own home. With all the new lead law regulations now involved, it is going to drive a lot of hard working painting contractors out of buniness. Unless for are already financially independant, I cannot imagine starting a painting business AND having a store jst for giving out estimates.



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