If you are an engineer or trained in construction and are looking to start your own business, you first need to decide what your speciality is going to be. Do you want to construct commercial buildings, residential houses, or some other above-ground structure? That’s the first thing most people think of, but consider this- there is a very lucrative career waiting for you that requires you to dig a big hole in the ground. I know that doesn’t sound very rewarding, but the secret sauce is that you then fill it with water!
Swimming pool construction is big business these days, especially considering how hot it’s getting. People want to jump into a a nice, sparkling pool in the comfort of their own backyard on those sultry summer days, and are willing to pay good money for that pleasure! A company that specializes in pool construction is sure to have a busy schedule! So, check your building standards in Australia guide, and get your staff and equipment together, there are holes to be dug out there! Let’s take a look at the steps that can make this happen:
Business Plan- You are going to need a solid business plan before starting your pool construction company. It should outline your company’s mission, goals, and finances. A great business plan will attract investors so you can obtain the necessary financing to get started.
Obtaining Permits – It’s going to be necessary to obtain proper permits for the area you will be working in. This will involve some paperwork and paying a fee. Some jurisdictions may also require you to obtain a license.
Insurance – You can’t do anything these days without proper insurance to protect you in the event of any mishaps or injuries on the properties you are working at, as well as general liability and coverage for your equipment.
Tools and Equipment – OK, It’s time to make that shopping list! You are going to need an excavator, and concrete mixing and pouring equipment, along with sundry other tools to make the job happen!
Hiring Employees – You aren’t going to be able to do all this on your own, it’s time to gather together a top-notch crew to help bring the dream to life. Before you start the hiring process, make sure you are compliant with the local employment laws.
The Law – It’s important to make sure you understand all the laws that Australia’s local governments have in place regarding the construction of swimming pools, so study up!
Patience And Determination – The most important thing is that you be ready to work your hardest and to be patient because it takes time and determination to start your own successful business. If you put in the necessary effort, pool construction is a very rewarding way to earn a living, because ultimately your product is the happiness you are creating for your customers when they get to dive into their brand-new swimming pool for the first time!