Derek Lafrenais and Ciara Piwniuk of 616 Auto and Product sales, coming soon to the Niverville Organization Park.
On July 4, Niverville’s council held a distinctive assembly to think about a conditional use application for an automotive gross sales and detailing centre. Council voted unanimously in favour of granting a allow to 616 Auto and Income.
The Winnipeg-dependent ownership group, Derek Lafrenais and Ciara Piwniuk, will be hectic readying their new business enterprise in excess of the coming weeks at 2-645 Pauls Street in the business enterprise park. The 1,200 square toes of place within the commercial making will allow for for a cozy place of work place with a lot of additional room for automobile detailing.
The great deal in front will serve as a showroom for up to a dozen applied vehicles to start out. Utilizing on the web revenue and social media web pages to publicize, the couple says fifty percent of their motor vehicles are normally offered ahead of they get there in Manitoba.
“[The news] spreads like wildfire for the reason that the motor vehicles I deliver in are rust-cost-free,” says Lafrenais.
Lafrenais’s knowledge with automobiles is wide. He has expertise as a trained human body gentleman who also dabbles in mechanical repairs. Until eventually a short while ago, he worked at a similar small business in the town right until the couple decided to venture out on their possess.
Their used auto inventory comes generally from British Columbia, in which autos get very little publicity to the kind of hefty salt usage our roadways are treated to all through the winter season months. His major sellers are trusted commuter automobiles like the Ford Focus and Honda Civic, but he discounts in pickup trucks and nearly any vehicle a purchaser could be in the industry for. If a purchaser has a little something specific in mind, he’ll try and resource it.
All of the automobiles bought at 616 Car and Profits will appear with a complimentary a single-year warranty, which contains the energy train and some mechanical elements. Prolonged guarantee alternatives will be accessible, ranging from a few months to four yrs.
In the coming months, Lafrenais and Piwniuk foresee acquiring signage in area and cars on the great deal. Purchasers are welcome to search via the inventory throughout and right after hrs.
“From our [past] working experience, we always leave our automobiles unlocked,” Piwniuk says.
Locked doors on the good deal, they say, is an invitation for vandalism and tried break-ins.
Though Lafrenais manages the car or truck revenue, Piwniuk will be the company’s main detailer.
“I know how to get smoke odour out of cars and take away pet hair,” she states. “I can choose the seats out of your automobile, so I can get underneath there truly perfectly. [I do] headlight polishing, so if you have hazy, yellowed headlights, I can basically sand that out and make them appear crystal-crystal clear all over again.”
Other expert services will include headlight replacement and fog light-weight set up as very well as the elimination of paint scratches and scuffs by means of a polishing approach.
Although the pair life with their young children in south Winnipeg, their decision to place down organization roots in Niverville was mostly thanks to the reduced price of industrial rental house.
“We’ve lived in small towns just before,” Piwniuk says. “We also have young ones and remaining right here may deliver us to go here [someday].”
The few is psyched about including a thing new to the retail and service offerings in Niverville. They are hopeful that their company will appeal to outsiders to the outdoor showroom, too, serving to to increase the economy for the absolutely everyone.