No matter how much said and done in the construction industry, how many business ideas is used in construction it will always be relevant fresh new ideas.
Business in construction has inexhaustible potential because construction is linked to the life of every family at some stage of life when you create your own house or a cottage or when you build a warm comfortable area for living in old age.
We offer a new way to look at the production of finishing materials. Today’s idea is based on a finishing glowing stones. This unusual material is gaining popularity due to its interesting composition. Its beauty and usefulness is shown at night on the houses and the roads where it is used.
Glowing decorative stone is almost fabulous new product. According to experts, it can partially solve the problem with the street lighting. It will appeal to those who like to stand out from the crowd. Of course, the main customers at the initial stages will be private developers, private builders and architects, designers, performing orders for individuals. Gradually these products will start to use in the construction of apartment houses and industrial objects.
How to Start Production?
If competitors in the production of a decorative glowing stones in your area and it is not a lot of suggestions there, then you can safely begin to master the technology and the rush to advertise. Because this type of business is not affected by seasonality, it is possible to start at any time of the year. The scope is vast: as decoration of fireplaces, kitchens, various panels and decorative mosaics, as well as fences, facades, sidewalks, curbs, and any external cladding concrete parts.
For the production of concrete with the addition of phosphor, fluorescent powders, substances that due to the absorption of daily sunlight in the dark will glow a pale green light need not so much space. All production equipment will take no more than 15-20 square meters including workshop and storage space. For a start, it can be a free private garage, but for tax and other licensing services will need a justification of the location in the garage. An additional advantage of this business idea is that in the early stages is not worth wasting time and money to rent office space so as you can take orders via the Internet and email, and by phone, on a personal computer without leaving home and without additional staff.
Another advantage in favor to start making money on the production of a finishing glowing stones is a small initial capital of approximately $1-1,5 thousand. This would include shape-billet, dry raw mix, gypsum, finishing tools, small building materials, buckets and concrete mixer. In General, all that is necessary for the production of conventional decorative tiles, including paving. Raw is better to buy the Chinese, at lower prices, but not at the expense of quality.
You should advertise your production. To do this, first make a personal decor facade and country paths, invite a photographer for the day and night shooting and make brochure, business cards, ads in journals and website. The expenditure part of advertising – $ 200-300. In the DIY stores you can install stands with product samples. This don’t take many leased space but will give an opportunity to expand its customer base.
This kind of business will need to register for legitimate business purposes. Immediately after registration ask which of inspector will be engaged considering reports, consult with a tax authority about the timing and the types of reports to execute them on time and so on.
It is estimated that net cost price per square meter finishing stone is $ 6-10 at the selling price of around $ 12-30 depending on the type of stone, its textures and sizes. Average profit per square meter can reach $ 15-20. Monthly profit will depend on performance.
You can sell glowing finishing stones to municipal authorities proposing them a unique business plan for the upgrading and modernization of urban squares and parks. They are necessarily interested in the opportunity to acquire the glowing paths and borders for the common good. In addition, you can hire a small two man crew for laying of manufactured stone so that you can take on the full process and earn more profit. The cost of laying one square meter shall not be less than the cost of the stone. However, you must remember that in the case of works on laying appears the cost of wages, transportation, and taxes.