Firewood Delivery Service Owner
For those who have access to a large supply of firewood, you could sell it to local customers and even provide delivery services.
Rural homeowners might not always have access to as many home service professionals either. So you could become a professional handyman or provide more specialized services to homeowners in your area.
Restoration Business Owner
If your area has unique old buildings or artifacts, you could specialize in providing restoration services to renew those homes or items to their former glory.
You could also collect scrap metal and other junk as part of a rural junkyard business.
Appraisal Service Operator
If you have the right expertise, you could even offer appraisal services to people with old or unique items.
People in rural communities are just as likely as others to need child care services from time to time. So you could provide in-home or onsite care to fill that need.
Elderly Care Provider
You could also provide in-home elderly care to those who want to remain in their own homes but just need help with some daily tasks.
Transportation Service Provider
Since rural areas aren’t usually full of taxis or public transit, you could fill a need by providing transportation to people in rural communities, especially for things like non-emergency medical appointments where patients are unable to drive.
Auto Repair Garage Owner
If you’re skilled with automotive repairs, you could start your own rural auto repair garage.
Rural Tech Expert
Rural communities often present some unique challenges when it comes to technology. So you could provide specialized tech support, including internet setup, smartphone repair and fixing connectivity issues.
Home Security Service Provider
You could also provide home security services that are specific to people in rural communities.
Rural Museum Owner
If your area has a unique history or any interesting attributes that people might be interested in learning about, you could open up a museum that’s specific to the rural community.
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