Frequently Asked Questions
- 1. Is there really a demand for these services?
- 2. What is the real learning curve with fixing cracks?
- 3. What all do I get when I purchase your offering?
- 4. What will it cost for me to start a crack repair business?
- 5. Do these repairs ever fail?
- 6. Why should I trust you?
- 7. Aren't you worried about creating more competition?
Is there really a demand for these services?
Yes, and it is easy to prove it for yourself…
As long as you live in an area where homes are constructed with basements – you will likely have no trouble identifying the need for foundation crack repair. Simply look in your phone book or do some local searches online for foundation crack repair. You might even try looking under waterproofing categories.You should be able to easily locate companies already providing these services in your immediate area.
You should be able to easily locate companies already providing these services in your immediate area. If you find service providers – this is good news! These “competitors” are helping provide community awareness that these services exist! Believe it or not, but existing companies typically get into “comfort zones” that make them easy to beat by a new kid on the block…Yes, that would be you!
We will help you create that fresh new look and be armed with the right systems making you professional and efficient!
What is the real learning curve with fixing cracks?
This is a very good question, and it’s one that we get asked a lot. If you’re considering starting a new business doing something entirely new to you – it’s important to know how much time and effort will be required in order to effectively perform the services.
Repairing, or more specifically, waterproofing cracks in poured concrete foundations is a very straightforward process. The method we teach is a very reliable yet simple procedure that anyone can quickly learn. In fact, most anyone can be trained to successfully repair cracks through our written instruction alone. Simple hand tools and supplies are all that’s needed.
In terms of being successful, it can just as important to understand what jobs to avoid. Our book discusses how to identify the type of cracks we wish to repair versus the types to avoid.
What all do I get when I purchase your offering?
EBOOK – Our book is based on our actual working experience as entrepreneurs, providing these exact services in our very own businesses. Our book is over 150 pages with over 26,000 words and contains pictures, tables, and information pertaining to the subjects you want to learn about. No fluff, no large type or double spacing. Just tons of quality information.
MARKETING MATERIAL – We provide high-resolution digital files containing quality marketing materials. Having been in the business for as long as we have been, we are able to share with you marketing materials designed to make your company stand out from the competition.
BUSINESS FORMS – From getting properly organized to protecting you at a contractual level, you need business forms that work. We provide electronic copies of lead sheets, estimate form/contract, warranty certificates and more.
There is no reason to reinvent the wheel or figure everything out yourself through trial and error. We can be your shortcut.
What will it cost for me to start a crack repair business?
Tools & Supplies
You can purchase the tools required to repair a foundation crack for about $125. The cost of repair materials to fix one typical foundation crack is about $30. Repair materials can be purchased in small quantities or at bulk rates.
Business startup and ongoing operational costs vary widely depending on how a business is structured. Ultimately, the answer to this question is beyond the scope of this FAQ. However, we believe in starting up and operating in the most cost-effective and efficient manner possible which is one of the things we try to help with in our book.
Do these repairs ever fail?
We teach a very well matured, straightfoward repair process. We rarely get a callback regarding a problem. If you follow the suggestions contained in our book, there is little reason why you wouldn’t have the same experience as us. We provide lifetime warranties to our customers without hesitation.
Why should I trust you?
Because we are the real deal.
We, the authors of “Foundation Crack Repair Startup” are the owners of two separate businesses that engage in foundation crack repair on a daily basis. We have come together to create quality materials to help others who wish to do the same. We receive a small fee for our time and effort, but more importantly, we get the opportunity work with people much like ourselves.
Aren’t you worried about creating more competition?
Contrary to this thinking, we know that local competition helps raise community awareness that these services exist! Part of getting business leads starts with people knowing these problems can be fixed in a fast, economical way. When someone with a foundation crack learns there are ways to easily repair it, they start looking for companies to provide estimates. We want them to be able to easily find us and have us on that list.