Staying Afloat in the Bathtub Business is the only From the Trenches look at the refinishing industry. I have addressed the essential questions, such as: should you franchise (I don't have one), training programs, start-ups costs, what products to use, what types of work to turn away and how to market your business, just to name a few. Learn from our mistakes and avoid the pitfalls of many start-ups, and this business in particular. This book is also a valuable reference for seasoned refinishers. When I got in, I didn't realize how much there is to kw. It has never been big things that have cost me time or money. This book will reveal the details that will help with business success.