The insulation business is a necessity in many communities. However, just like other professional fields, it requires training. It may take up to four years of apprenticeship before one is fully qualified to do the business.
The secret to starting is to start under someone. Work with a mentor.
This business needs a lot of equipment therefore one needs to know how each machine work and have the ability to do basic maintenance on their own. This ensures that they can keep the system running at minimum costs. Having to go to a professional every time, might be too costly to make the business viable.
Spraying is a technique just like welding. One needs to know many dynamics involved. Hey include types of foam, to pray, how to spray in different weather, and the settings on the machines to use. This takes time to learn and perfect. One needs to diagnose the machine when they malfunction.
The most important is to ensure that you know how to build your business. Ensure that you know how to navigate your business. Make sure you are working in an area where you know your market and are settled in a place where you can beat the competition.