Earn extra income by working and contracting with Lowe's as a qualified professional installer. Lowe's conducts reference and background checks to ensure that potential agents have proper insurance and licensing before becoming a representative of their company. Working as a contractor for Lowe's gives you reliable home and appliance installation opportunities while allowing you to skip most of the administrative tasks involved in running your own business.
Things You'll Need
- Operating license
Meet Lowe's insurance requirements, which are found on the company's website. You must have insurance in order to work as an installer.
Identify your relevant area of expertise. Select the type of service you wish to provide from Lowe's wide selection of options.
Submit the installers’ pre-application forms. There are registration forms available on Lowe's website.
Establish reliable advertising and marketing campaigns. After qualifying to be a Lowe's independent contractor, you have the task of finding business on behalf of the company, but you're not on your own. The company designed a vendor advertising and marketing requirements guide, which provides logo specifications, advertising ethics, and color and image specifications. These marketing requirements are available from Lowe's website.
Utilize and observe professional business codes and ethics. The installer needs to follow the Lowe’s codes and ethics while transacting on behalf of the company.
Prepare adequate travel and insurance contingencies. Since working with Lowe's involves lots of travel, insurance and travel costs need to be a top priority. Have a plan in place to protect Lowe's equipment and supplies from theft and damage while you travel.
Provide quality service during your first contract so you can earn referrals, which can lead to more business opportunities.