If you have been working for a painting company and want to start your own business, it is a great method of making cash. It is not too difficult however to start your own business locally.


If you are looking forward to starting your own little paint gig, here are a few things that you need to keep in mind in order to make sure that you become successful.


A name

Similar to business locally and internationally, your business must have a name. You might have to conduct some research and make sure that you don’t have the same name as a local company around and especially that they are not in the same industry.


A domain

With the increase use of technology, you need to ensure that you own your own domain on the World Wide Web. When someone searches for painting services Singapore, your company should appear on the search results.


A logo

Now that you have your name and domain, you now need to create a logo. Ask help from one of your friends who have contacts with a graphic designer who will be happy to tell you.it won’t take a long time for it. If you want to do something by yourself for the time being there are websites that allow you to make your logo for free.


Business cards

Don’t forget to order your first five hundred business cards so that you can start networking.


Register your business

You should register your business with the local authorities to ensure that you are running a legal business. Any taxes or any letters that need to be sent across to you will be done so once your organisation is registered.


A bank account

You legal and financial purposes, a bank account is needed. You can ensure that your personal funds and capital of the business is not mixed together and therefore, causing you unnecessary problems.  You can do your accounts at ease and not have to worry about getting it wrong.

A builder license

Based on the area you are living check if you need a builder license to operate. Certain authorities request it to ensure that all standards are met.



Because you are going to operate your own painting business, make certain that you insure your business. This will ensure that in the event that there is damage or a fire will help you claim money to restart your business once again.

Buying your equipment

As you are starting your business from scratch you can always start by hiring the equipment. Once you have enough funds, brand new equipment can be purchased.

Now that you know the steps to start you painting business it’s time to stay focus and build your operations!




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