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    sell/supply christmas tree's within your local area, Sell/supply road salt and offer snow clearance services.

  • Anyone who can put up a half decent close board fence can easily generate enough work to keep a team busy every day through the winter months. It's one of the easiest services to market (out of almost any business), and there is also a good profit to be made.
  • Where do I get Christmas trees from and store them haha . I like the snow and salt idea but people normally wait till the last minute to purchase.

    I need something I can start doing now. Stuart are you serious? It's not that easy closer you get to Christmas less people spend why spend on the outside like a new fence if no ones going to see it as the nights are darker sooner.
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    you can buy christmas trees in bulk from wholesalers across the country and sell them between £30 - £45.. storage wise keep them in your garage? I store and sell on average 50 trees a season.. not including the larger orders.. I also supply and sell through some of the local hight street shops also.

    i agree.. within the domestic market people do.. but commercially they like to be ready, Nurseries, Office buildings, local shops anywhere that rely's on people for there business will take an interest!

  • Yes, I am serious. People don't only replace fences for aesthetic reasons. If the winter is anything like last year there will be more fences down than there are people available to put them back up.

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    I also agree with what stuart is saying.. I had plenty of fencing work over the winter and by march a back log that was finally cleared by august!

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  • Matt I've added you as a friend had
    a great business idea with the trees to make a niche
  • We do Christmas trees as well, the only risk îs having left over ones that kill your profit màrgin

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    A lot of the trees I supply now are pre order... This way it eliminates some of the risk.

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