How to Start a Fire Extinguisher Business

Having fire is one of the fortuitous events which can never really be avoided by men. But if you will just think, you will know that you can still make money out from fire. This is no other than by starting a fire extinguisher business. This is one of the most profitable businesses which you can venture into if you think that being employed is not just enough for saving lots of money. This business will not just be considered a money-generating vehicle but a service as well.

With this, you can be an avenue of saving lives and preventing more property damage to happen.

To make sure that your business will operate without legal issues and without much trouble, you must be able to comply with the requirements set by the United States in your area when it comes to laws and regulations. Now when it comes to success, your ingredient must be your effort and skill to market your business. To make sure that you will not get defeated with the fire extinguisher competition in your area, you must also be wise in finding the right location for your business where there is a high traffic percentage. Another tip for you to start right and to finish excellently is to begin as a part-timer for you to little by little master the competition in the fire extinguisher business. To assure your edge among your other competitors, you must also focus on developing your customer service.

How to Start a Fire Extinguisher Business

In starting your business, the following are the things and equipments you need: business cards and brochures, calendar, filing cabinet, management program for your money, computer and printer and several kinds of fire extinguishers.

For you to get all the requirements for rental properties, apartment buildings, condominiums and businesses with regard to fire extinguishers, you have to check with the fire marshal and code inspector in the local building. Of course, they are different in several states.

Your bookkeeping system is also very important so you need to meet with the accountant of your choice to set it up. He will also give you pieces of advice with regard to the things that are tax deductible, to the process of paying your federal income taxes and to the procedure of setting up your payroll as well. You must also present a budget so that you will know how much capital you will allot for utilities, advertising, office supplies and inventory.

Your expenses must also be tracked so you need to have a money management program that is highly reliable. With the use of your computer tracking your financial transactions can be very easy.

You must also have a cabinet to keep all your paperwork in. Keeping them will be very advantageous for you to settle matters in the Internal Revenue Service. In marketing giving out business cards and setting up your website can also be very effective.


  • John Bustos said on August 6, 2012
    My home location will be the office etc.state hwy 21 W ,Cedar Creek,Texas 78612
  • SunilBhardwaj said on August 23, 2013
    I need to know the market potential for Fire Safety and what is the scope of Fire Extinguishers in this and how to suggest a client what no's of fire extinguishers he needs?
  • mthandeni said on October 29, 2016
    i want to start a business what is needed & what are the cost of plants


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