Landscapers: Diversify & Grow Your Profits with Sealcoating

January 16, 2019

Landscapers: Diversify & Grow Your Profits with Sealcoating

Most of your landscape customers hire someone to sealcoat their properties. You’ve already earned their trust, it’s time to diversify and capture more of their business. Obtaining new customers is difficult, doing more business with existing customers is easier and will cost you less. By offering a service they need, you’re providing value of convenience and peace of mind that they’re dealing with a trusted contractor.

Easy Startup

It’s a natural transition for landscapers to enter the sealcoating industry. The crews are interchangeable, you already have trucks, trailers, miscellaneous equipment and existing customers that can use your services. You can market your landscape and sealcoating services with dual purpose ads or flyers, bringing in new customers from both industries.

Low Risk

Getting started in sealcoating requires a tank, basic tools and a sealcoat supplier. Poly Tote Spray Systems are very popular for new sealcoaters and can be purchased for under $1,500. The cost of entry into the sealcoating trade is low—offering a great opportunity to grow your business with very little risk.

Building Block

It doesn’t have to end with the sealcoating. You can offer hot rubberized crack filling by purchasing an MA-10 Melter Applicator, or you can add line striping with the purchase of a low-cost line striping machine like the Titan 850. This equipment can also be rented daily from select pavement maintenance supply distributors.  

Pursuing new revenue streams can be risky but branching out into complimentary industries with operational overlap is a solid investment in the future of your company. Landscaping and sealcoating go hand in hand, add sealcoating and grow your profits!

IL Locations - Rockford Distributor Shop Online




Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Blog

An empty commercial parking lot with fresh white line striping painted on the asphalt. There's grass in the background.
5 Maintenance Tips for Your Line Striping Equipment

June 11, 2024

Here’s a comprehensive guide offering top-tier maintenance tips to ensure the longevity and optimal performance of your line striping equipment.

Continue Reading

Someone sealcoating an asphalt surface using wet black sealcoating materials and a yellow sealcoating tool.
Common Sealcoating Mistakes and How To Avoid Them

June 05, 2024

Learn about common sealcoating mistakes and how to avoid them so that you can ensure a durable and professional finish for your pavement surfaces.

Continue Reading

4 Types of Asphalt Cracks and Ways To Fix Them
4 Types of Asphalt Cracks and Ways To Fix Them

May 07, 2024

Your parking lot is the first impression of your commercial business. Stay informed by understanding various asphalt cracks and how to fix them.

Continue Reading