How to Start a Wallpaper Business

A wallpaper business tackles job that involves home decorations. Many homeowners opt to use wallpaper because it is the inexpensive way of improving up a home.

That is why putting up a wallpaper business is a great idea.

Use your Talent

Starting a wallpaper business is a great idea. It does not necessarily require you to be a professional decorator as you can hire decorators to do the job. All you need to ensure is the necessary factors to attract clients and at the same time make your business successful. Apparently, you should have business plan, marketing plan, and wallpaper crew, staff of decorators, vehicles, wallpapering equipment as well as ladders and scaffolding. This kind of business is a good home business idea ideal for stay-at-home parents. This is a good source of household income not to mention the flexibility of time. Although it is quite challenging but can be started easily as long as you are willing to explore your talents in painting and wallpapering.

Inexpensive Start-Up

The start-up capital for wallpaper business is small. Ideally, you can start the business if you have at least $100. Other aspects that can help in starting the business inexpensively include your computer skills. It is necessary in creating colorful flyers even on ordinary papers. Likewise, you also need to make business cards that you can give to prospect clients. Other tools that you will need in your wallpaper business include brushes, blue painter’s tape, wallpaper paste, wall sizing, water trough, roller and other supplies.

Advertise your Business

If you do not have fund to do the advertising online, you can ask help from your family and friends to pass along the business cards to their friends. You can also post flyers on public areas such as schools, grocery stores, libraries and churches. Word of mouth is an effective and inexpensive way of advertising and if you have friend who is a real estate agent you can ask him or her to recommend you. Likewise, building contractors can also help recommending your business to their clients.

Grow your Business

It is not enough just to start and run the business because it is important to grow your business as much as possible. Obviously, you cannot grow the business alone that is why you need to hire employees who can help in bigger jobs that can generate more income. It could also help if you will specialize in some aspects of wallpaper painting such as mural and trompe l’oeil that can earn dollars. You can also offer interior designing instead of just doing painting job. Therefore, if you want to start a business just to make both ends meet or to acquire full time income, a wallpaper business is the right choice. It can be a home based business or a store front venture.

39 Comments

  • javeedakhtar said on April 9, 2012
    i want to start wallpaper business i have worked for hindustan levers i'm sales in-charge of 13 district. i was branch manager in reliance n bajaj insurance co now i want to use my experience for my growth .i stay in ananth pur andhra pradesh here people are very wealthy they dont know how to and where to use the money .my no 09849755921
  • nalin umretiya said on November 16, 2012
    hi. sir i am interested to start this type of bissness in rajkor but i dont know how start business, i dont have any ideas, how can i get license that, plz send info. or call me 9033216313
  • Sushant goundadkar said on January 16, 2013
    I am art lover guy...but not a artist, previously I used work in tech support now I run a small cafe...along with this I want get into this wallpaper business with small capital. So I hope u to guide me. Belgaum Karnataka India
  • Loreta Grech said on January 26, 2013
    Gozo Malta, have 20 year wallpapering experience and would like to open a store in Gozo Malta have search online for wallpaper suppliers or factories but am not getting anywhere with this. can you give some helpful advise please. Thanks Loreta Grech
  • Andrew AK said on April 14, 2013
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  • Josh said on April 16, 2013
    i am josh living in harare, zimbabwe. i wish to start a wallpaper project but i completely know nothing in this area. kindly help
  • Deependra Chauhan said on May 6, 2013
    i want to start wallpaper business. help me. khandwa, M.P, india
  • arvind sharma said on June 15, 2013
    Hello, I am starting a wallpaper business. Can u give some advise please
  • Daniel Gonzalez said on July 23, 2013
    Hello I want to star a wallpaper business. I have over 400 Designs that a have made true the years the i think have lost of "potential" and a have more ideas. I need help :-( how can a star this? I been working for hotels for 20 years and I want my own thing..!! PLEASE HELP ME OUT............ ( Orlando Florida )
  • ekene said on August 11, 2013
    I'm from lagos nigeria, I just got this idea of wallpaper business. It is not common here, guide me on how to about it, where to supply and how to install it. Thanks
  • Derek c Roane SR said on October 22, 2013
    Can someone send some information on starting my wallpaper business, decorative shelving business, and how to get the proper licenses needed for this business. Thank you
  • Shailesh Kadam said on December 2, 2013
    I am seriously looking to start wallpaper shop in navi Mumbai. Kindly give suggest how to start it and do's and donts in this. Many thanks in advance. 9004702199
  • tarun goel said on December 18, 2013
    i want to start a business of wall paper i am already doing a paint business since 12 years so plz help me how to start a wall paper business full flash and how to make shop for wall paper business
  • Pratham said on January 29, 2014
    i want to start a wallpaper business in udupi district, karnataka, india. But i am seriously dont know who are the suppliers for this and where i will get material and all. could you plz advice me on this? what i need to be done and what is the next step for this? Thanks in advance :)
  • bewa said on June 15, 2014
    My name is Bewa from Lagos Nigeria pls I need your help in putting me on how to start wallpp biz please thanks
  • Akeria said on August 12, 2014
    I am beyond interested in starting my own wallpaper line. Please email the basics on getting started please.
  • JUNAID said on November 1, 2014
    i want to start wallpaper businesses plz provide necessary information regarding raw materiel, machinery sale force and area required to start business
  • shubham suratkar said on November 24, 2014
    i want to start wallpaper businesses plz provide me information about companies and there address, i want to start my business in Beed ,Maharashtra
  • prakash man meche said on January 12, 2015
    I really want to start wallpaper business at my hometown, as i stay in nepal there is no any wallpaper store in our country as well as in my town which is developing day by day many people of my town were looking for home decorator wallpaper but they didn't got at there home market, so they should buy from abroad country india ,seriously want to start wallpaper business at my home town please help me ..contact no.+9779804949695
  • bharat said on February 26, 2015
    Hi sir, I want to start a wallpaper business. But i want some guidance from the experience one, So that what is the procedure of the license process and further. from where to purchase .
  • Suji said on April 11, 2015
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  • hanumant kakade said on June 13, 2015
    I want to start wallpaper business please guide me
  • Manisha kumari said on July 9, 2015
    I want to start wallpapering business please guide me
  • Nitesh said on September 18, 2015
    Hello sir I want to start a wallpaper business but i don't have any idea about this business can u please help me. Please give me some advice how to start this business.
  • pankaj bhatt said on November 15, 2015
    Hello sir I want to start a wallpaper business.father having wallpaper business at baharain gulf country last 15 year but righ now we start new business in udaipur banswara but we don't know that how we start here please help me. Please give me some advice how to start this business.
  • Tasneem Shabbir said on March 16, 2016
    Hello i am new comer in this business but my bro is well going on. he is telling me to have an appointment with architecture, and i m zero for it. How to deal with that architecture and with are the general things to be said in the meeting so that the project cums with us. Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • morris said on March 23, 2016
    hi im interested in starting a wallpaper buisness since i have experience working as a printer making wallpaper for 19years now im in australia and want to start my own in goldcoast is why i moved here can you please give me some guidance of how to start a wallpaper buisness pleasssssse
  • happy said on April 9, 2016
    I want people who are dealing with this wallpaper things to assist on how to start. please help.south Africa ,Limpopo.
  • Ellen said on May 6, 2016
    I want to start a wallpaper Business, please send me more info . South Africa
  • Monica Kimingi said on July 4, 2016
    Hello..i would like to start a wall paper manufacturing company. Where do i start
  • Chima said on October 7, 2016
    Hi. Am interested in starting a wallpaper business. I have just came across your article in my quest. Is there any chance of inquiries for assistance as I go along. Cheers
  • Ruksana khatoon said on October 22, 2016
    I want to do wallpaper business. Live in kolkata. Ph no-9831858776
  • cindy said on October 23, 2016
    Hi I need some assistance. I want to start my own wallpaper business. I need to know the software to use in order to create the designs online etc. Please contact me on: cindymashigo@gmail.com
  • Guru patkar said on December 10, 2016
    I want to start business of wallpaper
  • oguntuase emmanuel said on February 23, 2017
    am an account at dulux colour center abuja Dcc1 wuse 11 the demand for wall paper by prospective client is much i decide to have interest in the business,i need a mentor to train me the basic requirement to start up this lucrative business,pls you can contact me at oguntuaseemmanueul@yahoo.com or at +2348063873893
  • vivekbabu said on June 14, 2017
    I need start wallpaper fixing business. give some helpful idea.
  • vivekbabu said on June 14, 2017
    I need to start wallpaper fixing business. give some helpful idea.
  • Abhash kadam said on July 2, 2018
    I want to start wallpaper business in my city I want to know that how to rate it how much money should I tell to the customer. can u help me
  • freed ali said on September 18, 2018
    Hi, We are a company based in the UK, we supply all designs of wallpaper. we have the capability to supply 26400 rolls a month, which is one 40ft container a month. That can go as far as three 40ft containers a month. We have over 30 different designs to choose from. Any wholesalers and distributors are welcome, from any continent are welcome. please, serious buyer's only. For further email at sales@plushwallpaper.com. WhatsApp at +447929104489

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