For many people, the kitchen is the central point of the house. Typically, this is the first place where they stop from work and the children also stop when they are home from school. Also, it is a relaxing environment for entertaining informal visitors.
The look of a kitchen from the flooring to the kitchen doors and the appliances can positively affect the feel of a kitchen. Changing kitchen doors can, therefore, add a lot of décor without having to use a lot of money. There are different types of materials that you can choose for your kitchen doors; these include wood, laminate, fax, and glass.
This is what makes a replacement kitchen door business a perfect business to start from home. And you don't even need to be a kitchen installer or have any installation experience, you just need to find a kitchen door supply company, and well their products. You are the middle man.
To get started, you need to find a supplier, get a website built, business cards and phone number, and start marketing your business. And the good news.. there is plenty of profit. After buying the doors wholesale and paying your installer, you will find that there is 20 - 30% profit. And it doesn't just stop at doors, very often a customer will decide to fit new worktops, new tiling, flooring, or even appliances, and you can make money from each of these services.
A good way to start is to be a secret shopper. Call a couple of your local businesses that specialise in replacing kitchen cupboard doors, and get them to come to your home or borrow the home of a friend that would benefit the service. Listen to their sales pitch, see exactly how they work their business, then just model yourself on that.
Start by calling local tradesmen, kitchen fitters, tilers, electricians etc, tell them what you are doing and start a relationship with them. They are only too happy for you to send them work.
Typically, replacement kitchen doors are a cheap alternative as compared to replacing the whole kitchen. By replacing the kitchen doors, a customer can save money, time, and the headache of major work in the house. Once they have chosen the style that suits them, and the work has been done, they will have a complete new kitchen.
Things to consider with replacement kitchen doors
Before replacing any kitchen doors, you should ensure that the new kitchen doors match the cabinets that are already installed. However, if you find a set of kitchen doors that you like but they do not match your existing furniture, you can get them spray painted so that they can go together. This process would still be much more cost effective as compared to replacing the whole structure. A change such as this, coupled with the use of special items to tie the décor can change your kitchen theme great deal.
Next, when changing the doors, you should also be sure not to purchase a style that is so busy that it takes away other design features of your house. The best replacement set of doors will not only make a bold statement but will also tie together and accents the rest of your kitchen theme.
Try to get referrals when looking for your installation partners, and inspect some of their work to be sure that you have found a good quality installer.
So what are you waiting for?
Before buying kitchen replacement doors, most people will carry out enough research and ensure that they are completely confident. One of the first things they do is to speak to a trained professional, which is you. Armed with catalogues and colour swatches from the wholesaler, you will be able to give your prospective customer the information they need to install a new kitchen for a fraction of the price of a complete new installation.
You are saving them lots of money, and customers love that! Get started on your own kitchen door makeover company today. The video below will give you an idea of just how much of a difference a change of kitchen doors can make to a kitchen.