With the hope that the COVID-19 vaccine will be widely available next year, the warmer seasons of 2021 seems like a promising prospect for seasonal businesses across the country. This would mean for the majority of entrepreneurs that business will be somehow back from the usual pre-pandemic landscape.
Since people have long been staying indoors since March earlier this year, the spring and summer months of 2021 projects an influx of people wanting to spend more time outdoors, enjoying various outdoor activities. With that in mind, here are some viable business ideas to try for the spring and summer months of 2021.
Top 5 Warm Weather Business Ideas
Lawn Care and Landscaping
For anyone who is okay with getting their hands dirty and putting in a good day’s work, landscaping, gardening, and lawn care might be the best business idea for you. Depending on your state, you might not need to secure any license or certification before you can operate.
Despite that you might need to invest in some specialized equipment, the startup cost of lawn care and gardening business is low. Furthermore, most homeowners have readily available tools that you can borrow.
To protect your personal assets from any business liability, you need to register as a limited liability company. In case something goes wrong with your work, no one can go after your personal valuables for restitution.
With everyone particularly highlighting the importance of health and safety during this pandemic, cleaning services have become one of the lucrative businesses nowadays.
But even before the Coronavirus outbreak, cleaning services are in demand, especially during spring. Homeowners typically do spring cleaning after all the dirt and dust gathered during winter has settled.
If you have a knack for cleaning and do not mind the tedious tasks involved, then cleaning services might be a good business for you to invest in.
Not only is the startup cost for cleaning service is cheap, but you do not have to spend money as well on advertising and marketing. With a good service, your past customers are more than willing to promote your business by word of mouth.
Opening up a food truck is a great business idea whether you are just getting into the food industry or you are already expanding your existing restaurant business. People will gather in beaches, parks, festivals, concerts, and other summer activities, making your business readily available to customers where they are.
Furthermore, there are a lot of benefits for opening a food truck over a sit-down restaurant. There are fewer risks involved, especially now that in most states dine-in option is still not feasible.
Also, with a food truck business, you can significantly cut overhead expenses for utilities, staff, and other day-to-day costs of a typical restaurant. And, if you are just starting on your food business, a food truck is a great way to build a brand before going big.
Accordingly, a lot of people move into new houses or apartments during summer, making this season the busiest month in the real estate market. So, if you have a talent for packing and the capacity to handle and transport bulky furniture, then you might consider starting a moving service company.
It does not necessarily mean you have to offer large-scale, long-distance moving. It could simply be offering a moving service for people moving across town or city. With the right marketing strategy, this could be a lucrative business for you.
If you live near a university or college campus, plenty of students would surely need your service as they move in. Furthermore, not everyone enjoys doing any heavy lifting or packing when they move, thus your business could be a huge help for these customers.
Power Sports Dealer
If money is not an issue, you could also start a power sports dealership business. With the lovely warm weather months waiting just around the corner, selling power sports equipment for outdoor enthusiasts would be a lucrative business. You could offer various vehicles ranging from motorcycles to recreational vehicles (RV).
During the earlier months of 2020, when the Coronavirus was just spreading across the world, a number of people had their vacation plans canceled. States and borders have closed down in efforts to contain the spread of the disease.
But with most states easing up on social distancing and lockdown regulations, many are dying to satisfy their wanderlust. Even during the onset of the pandemic, the RV industry saw an influx of buyers wanting to get out and have fun while observing safety precautions.
There is no assurance of success in any business venture, be it an all-year business or a seasonal one. Nonetheless, by playing on your existing strength, you will surely turn a profit with any business idea.