Did you know that freelancing barbers can rent out barber chairs at someone else’s salon?
On the other hand, you can also rent the chairs (if you are a salon owner) to other barbers, and profit in such a way! Here are all the perks as well as prices when it comes to renting a barber chair:
- Two ways to rent it
You can agree to rent your chair in two ways. One is by doing a fixed monthly payment (for an unlimited amount of work and use).
Or you can agree to do a split on all earnings. For example, you could do a 60/40 division.
- The price can vary
The price can vary since there are two routes to go for. Do you wish to split the earnings, or do you want to pay a monthly fee? Usually, a weekly rental of a barber chair goes for £250. However, each salon is different, and you will stumble upon different prices in different salons.
- Is it the right call for you?
You should do the math and figure out how much money you’re making per week by doing a rental. If you can pay off your chair in 2-3 days of your work, go for it! However, if you don’t have steady customers and you’re struggling to profit, leave this idea aside.
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