Income $60,000       $300,000

The range of income for the first year will depend on how many jobs you are able to secure. Your best bet is to secure estimates from other companies to ensure your accuracy in bidding jobs.


Quite a few of the older housing developments have already banned wood shingles, so it would be a good idea to drive by them in order to spot potential clients.


Your clients will consist of people who live in older homes, owners of shopping centers, property managers, as well as the managers of office developments, apartment complexes and condominiums. Most industrial sites are tied to union companies, with the exception of repaving jobs.

Marketing Plan

There are many homeowner associations. It is worthwhile to attend their organization meetings. Become active on the board of directors. The more visibility you have, the easier it is to gain their confidence and acquire new clients.

Power Partners

Your Power Partners will consist of Mortgage Brokers, Realtors, Appliance Dealers, Tile Setters, Patio and Pool Designers, and Landscapers.

The conversations with these Power Partners should indicate your willingness to provide them with referrals, as you become aware of clients who need their services. It is important you meet with these Power Partners in person the first time, and then keep in touch with them weekly by email or by phone.


You will need to have access to a cement truck, pavement equipment various hand tools and a resource for additional labor.

Personality Type: Expressive, Amiable


I discovered this website which you can use to calculate materials

Total Start Up Costs: Less than $1500

(This does not include the truck, but it does includes business cards, tools, phone and advertising)