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If you are passionate about home design and DIY, it makes sense for you to think about starting your own business in this industry. Interior design, home renovations and DIY can all be hugely profitable business ideas, with many homeowners willing to pay professionals to transform their home for them. Whether you plan to sell products for use around the home or want to market and sell your services to those who are looking to make their house a home, we’ve put together a list of some of the best work-from-home business ideas in this industry that you might want to consider.
If you are new to entrepreneurship and are considering starting your first home based business in this industry, it’s a good idea to consider starting a franchise. There are many franchise opportunities which you might want to consider in the home décor and design industry, for example starting a franchise with a well-established business which sells furniture or other home design elements. Franchising is often a great option for those starting a business for the first time, as it’s a lot less risky than starting your own business from scratch and comes with built-in support, marketing, and fully established products from a successful brand name.
If you prefer to come up with designs rather than getting your hands dirty, an interior design business could be the best option for you. As an interior designer, you’ll be working with homeowners regularly to come up with home designs that they will love, based on a number of factors such as their personal tastes and preferences and the shape, size and type of their home. Interior designers are behind a whole range of home decoration and renovation projects, and you may be asked to design a whole home, or just a selection of rooms depending on what the client needs. It’s your job to choose colors, style and often even furniture to bring together a room or entire home which looks exactly like the homeowners hoped.
More and more homeowners are forgetting DIY and paying professionals to make their home look good instead. If you enjoy DIY and painting and decorating, this could be a hugely profitable business idea to think about starting. Interior decorators are always in demand, whether it be from homeowners who plan to renovate a property which they have just bought, or a residential landlord who needs a whole block of flats repainting before letting to tenants. You can start a successful painting and decorating business with just skill and experience, or you might even want to consider taking a course in order to make sure that you have what it takes to give your clients only the best results.
If you enjoy decorating homes and turning plain, boring rooms into ones which are interesting and fresh, starting a business which helps others to transform their homes could be a great career option for you. From franchise opportunities to interior design and decoration, there are plenty of business ideas to choose from.