If you are an entrepreneur interested in starting a new business in the service industry, you have many options to choose from. If you already have funds, dedication, and an effective field service management software to boost your productivity, here are 10 unusual business ideas in the service industry.
1. Mobile mechanic
If you love cars and you have some knowledge of mechanics, you could offer your services as a mobile mechanic. Instead of opening a garage, take service calls from your clients and repair their vehicles at their home or at their office.
2. Mobile locksmith
If you have already worked as a locksmith, or if you would like to learn, you could start a mobile locksmith business. Once you have the knowledge,the skills and the right equipment, you will be ready to come to the rescue of your clients 24 hours a day.
3. Mobile pet grooming
If you like animals, and especially dogs, you could start a successful mobile pet grooming service. All you need is a van, some grooming tools, and some experience, and you will be making a lot of pet owners happy.
4. Pet sitting
If grooming is not for you, but you are still interested in working with pets, you could start a pet sitting service. Taking care of dogs, cats, and other pets at their home while their owners are away can be a fun and rewarding experience.
5. Cloth diaper delivery
Many couples would like to use cloth diapers for their baby, but they are worried about finding the time and the courage to clean them. With a cloth diaper pickup, cleaning and delivery service, you could make cloth diapers more convenient.
6. Professional organizing
If you enjoy being well organized, you could offer your services as a professional organizer. Start a small business, get the right field service management software, and start helping people put some order into their home, into their office, or in their schedule.
7. Graffiti removal
Many commercial building owners would surely be ready to pay a lot of money to quickly get rid of unsightly or offensive graffitis on their property. If you can learn how to remove or cover up graffitis, you can start a new service business.
If you have a talent for writing, you could become a successful copywriter and proofreader, helping your clients write catchy and mistake-free newsletters, flyers and ads.
9. Office plant maintenance
Live plants can add a beautiful touch to any office space, as long as they are well maintained. If you have a green thumb or two, you could start a business maintaining office plants for people who are too busy to do it, or are not doing it right.
10. Private investigation
Do you love movies and books about private investigators? Although being a private investigator is probably not as exciting in real life as it is in movies and books, you could be good at this job if you have a keen eye for details and if you know how to be discreet.