What Equipment Do I Need To Open A Salon Or Barber Shop?
- September 16, 2017
- Posted by: marlenedubois
- Category: CPR Training
Opening a barbershop or even a salon can be a challenging job. There are many rules as well as regulations governing the industry usually set by the state boards as well as by the city codes as well as ordinances. Many cities have barbering educators who are licensed to teach in their shop or school as well as who have a wealth of knowledge of what’s required in your city to be able to run a violation free shop. They typically love the business as well as love talking about which. If you can seek out their support you will have an advantage in getting started off.
right now lets talk about learning the old fashion way as well as researching which yourself by reading the rules as well as regulations. The best sources for finding information regarding specific requirements will be through your State Boards or Regulatory Commission. nevertheless you still have to deal with your city or town building as well as occupancy codes to get a “C of O” approval (Certificate of Occupancy). We have compiled an alphabetical list by States as well as their web addresses related to the regulation of barbering as well as cosmetology. Remember each state requires different things nevertheless some important safety items have been a Sharps Container (used razor blade disposal), certificates / licenses displayed as well as have on file a MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) for every chemical you use.
Lets start with the Basics or MUST have items:
· A shampoo sink / chair combo with hot as well as cold running water
· A styling chair, all purpose chair or barber chair, one per person
· One hand held or hood dryer with or without the chair
· One work station (wall mount, stationary), per person
· A disinfectant container with disinfectant or sterilizing solution
· Seating accommodations in reception area
· Cabinet for clean towels as well as supplies
· A receptacle for used towels
· Reception Desk
· Floor Mats
· Child Booster Seat
The best places to get the information you need on the equipment requirements for a Salon or Barbershop will be your local Chamber of Commerce as well as your state board.
The following links are to all of the State Boards: