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Starting a Sealcoating Business: 15 Tips For Success

Starting a sealcoating business and need a road map for success? Then check out these 15 tips to start your asphalt maintenance business on the right path.

Are you planning to start a sealcoating business this year or the next? Then congratulations because you'll be joining a billion-dollar industry that is forecasted to grow at a pace of 4% in the next few years.

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Topics: Sealcoating, Asphalt Maintenance Business

8 In-Demand Home Service Business Ideas To Try This Year

Are you looking for a new home service business you can start this year? Then check out this list for your next big (and lucrative) inspiration.

The country's inflation rate rose to 9.1%, with prices of food and energy commodities and services surging like never before.

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Top 17 Summer Side Hustles to Consider

Money is tight and there's no sign that inflation is easing off any time soon. The solution? A lucrative summer side hustle to make some extra cash.

The term side hustle entered the public lexicon in 1950, but the concept itself is not new. High prices of goods, inadequate wages, and job insecurity have been our constant companions throughout history. These have led many people to look for more ways to make money.

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6 Soft Skills Asphalt Maintenance Contractors Should Develop

As a contractor, mastering the art of asphalt maintenance is not enough. You'll also need to develop these soft skills to ensure your business's success.

When you decided to start an asphalt maintenance business, the first thing you had to learn was how to apply asphalt sealer and conduct crack repair properly.

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5 Lucrative Opportunities Asphalt Maintenance Contractors Can Start Right Away

Looking to expand your service list this year? Then check out these 5 lucrative opportunities asphalt maintenance contractors can start right away.

Crack repair, line striping, and sealcoating have been your bread and butter for many years.

But the market has become competitive and you need something new to offer to new and existing customers. Something profitable and something that would make your company stand out as the season kicks into high gear.

Most of all, an opportunity that you can start right now with as little capital as possible.

If this is the case, then check out these 5 lucrative opportunities for asphalt maintenance contractors that you can start now.

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Choosing the Best Sealcoating Sprayer Tank Size For Your Business

Want to buy a new sprayer system, but can't decide on the right tank size? Read this guide to choose the best sealcoating sprayer tank size for you.

Here at Asphalt Kingdom, we're proud to offer different types of sealcoat sprayer machines to suit the needs of a wide range of customers.

We have some basic sealcoat sprayer systems for new contractors and DIYers. And then we have those massive sealcoating spray systems designed especially for contractors who wish to scale their business.

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Topics: Sealcoating

Top 12 Summer Business Ideas to Try

Looking for gigs and other ways to make money this season and beyond? Then here are the top 12 summer business ideas you can try.

Summer is for long road trips, sunny picnics, camping by the lakeside, and other outdoor activities.

But if you're struggling financially or simply want to make money to prepare for future expenses and emergencies, then you're probably scouring the internet right now and asking "Which business is best in summer?"

If you're wondering what businesses are in high demand right now or you want to know how to come up with a profitable business idea, then you've come to the right place.

In this blog, we listed the top 12 summer business ideas you can start right this instant.

Whether you want to join the 59-million strong gig economy workers in the US by setting up your own freelance writing business or you wish to try something unconventional like driveway sealcoating, we have the best small business ideas for this summer that you can cash in on.

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Asphalt Maintenance Contractors: How to Stay Safe at Work This Summer

Now's the perfect time to make money sealcoating driveways and fixing cracks. But how do you make sure you and your crew stay safe at work this summer?

It's summer and in many parts of the country, temperatures are soaring beyond the 90s. Although summer's the best time to sealcoat driveways and fill cracks, excessive heat can be bad news for you and your crew.

According to the CDC, more than 10,000 people died due to excessive heat exposure during the spring and summer months between 2004 and 2018. Males working outdoors, in particular, are at high risk from common heat-related conditions, such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke.

If this is your first season as an asphalt maintenance contractor or you've been working for many years in the industry but the heat still gets to you, then this blog is for you. Read about the different precautions you have to take, and implement them to prevent injuries and death in the workplace.

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8 Mistakes That Can Negatively Affect Your Asphalt Maintenance Business

As a contractor, some mistakes can be fatal for your asphalt maintenance business. Learn about them here so you can avoid them.

Asphalt maintenance season is kicking into high gear, and you're probably in the thick of it right now. But sometimes, in the quest to make money, we commit a few mistakes that can be fatal for our asphalt maintenance business. Check out our list below to avoid mistakes that can derail your business.

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Top 5 Recession-Resistant Business Ideas

Whether we're heading into a recession or not, it's always wise to be ready. So here are 5 recession-resistant business ideas you can explore this year.

The country's inflation rate has been accelerating rapidly. and this has led many people to speculate that we may be heading into another recession.

But we don't have to wait for economists to officially announce another crisis before we do something about it. To make more money and weather the incoming storm, we simply need to be prepared and be on the lookout for lucrative recession-resistant business ideas.

So without further ado, here are our top 5 recession-resistant business ideas you can venture into this year.

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