A handyman business has several advantages over other types of business:
It demands vocational skills that few people have
You’ll be in demand if your work is high-quality
Handyman services aren’t easily replaced by automation
You can build up a strong local reputation
Of course, you’re likely to face competition from other tradesmen, but if you find the right niche, do some research and get your marketing right, then word-of-mouth will help you build your handyman business.
The question is, just where do you start?
Here at Incfile, we know the answer, and we’ve shared it with more than 500,000 people who we've helped form their businesses. Since 2004, we’ve supported tradesmen just like you.
To get you started on the right foot, here’s our simple guide to starting up a successful handyman business. From highlighting important facts to validating your ideas, and from choosing the right structure to your options for managing your business, you’ll find the answers you need.
Read on for some insight into creating your own home handyman business and becoming an entrepreneur. In this guide we will cover:
Facts and figures about the success of handyman businesses
How to choose the right business structure
How to find out if a handyman business is right for you
Where to find handyman business groups, forums and support
Ideas for the type of handyman business you could form
Helpful software for handyman business owners
How to validate your handyman business idea
How to start your handyman business with information on equipment, employees, location, permits, finance, taxes and more
Business plans for handyman companies