Derek Lafrenais and Ciara Piwniuk of 616 Vehicle and Product sales, coming before long to the Niverville Organization Park.
On July 4, Niverville’s council held a specific meeting to look at a conditional use application for an automotive income and detailing centre. Council voted unanimously in favour of granting a allow to 616 Automobile and Sales.
The Winnipeg-centered ownership team, Derek Lafrenais and Ciara Piwniuk, will be hectic readying their new business enterprise about the coming months at 2-645 Pauls Road in the small business park. The 1,200 sq. toes of area inside the professional setting up will make it possible for for a snug business office place with loads of further home for automobile detailing.
The large amount in front will provide as a showroom for up to a dozen made use of cars to begin. Utilizing on the net income and social media web-sites to promote, the couple says 50 percent of their automobiles are usually offered right before they get there in Manitoba.
“[The news] spreads like wildfire for the reason that the autos I provide in are rust-free,” says Lafrenais.
Lafrenais’s expertise with autos is broad. He has know-how as a experienced physique person who also dabbles in mechanical repairs. Until finally just lately, he worked at a identical enterprise in the city right up until the few made a decision to venture out on their very own.
Their used car stock will come mainly from British Columbia, where motor vehicles get small exposure to the sort of significant salt utilization our roadways are treated to for the duration of the wintertime months. His top rated sellers are responsible commuter cars like the Ford Concentrate and Honda Civic, but he bargains in pickup trucks and pretty much any automobile a customer may perhaps be in the market for. If a buyer has some thing distinct in thoughts, he’ll try out and resource it.
All of the autos offered at 616 Car and Product sales will arrive with a complimentary just one-calendar year warranty, which features the energy teach and some mechanical parts. Extended guarantee selections will be out there, ranging from three months to four yrs.
In the coming weeks, Lafrenais and Piwniuk anticipate possessing signage in position and autos on the ton. Consumers are welcome to look through through the stock in the course of and immediately after several hours.
“From our [past] expertise, we constantly leave our cars unlocked,” Piwniuk says.
Locked doorways on the ton, they say, is an invitation for vandalism and attempted break-ins.
Although Lafrenais manages the auto revenue, Piwniuk will be the company’s key detailer.
“I know how to get smoke odour out of vehicles and eliminate pet hair,” she says. “I can get the seats out of your vehicle, so I can get beneath there truly nicely. [I do] headlight sharpening, so if you have hazy, yellowed headlights, I can practically sand that out and make them glimpse crystal-very clear yet again.”
Other solutions will incorporate headlight substitution and fog light-weight set up as very well as the removing of paint scratches and scuffs by means of a polishing course of action.
Although the couple life with their children in south Winnipeg, their choice to place down small business roots in Niverville was largely many thanks to the reduced charge of business rental area.
“We’ve lived in small cities prior to,” Piwniuk suggests. “We also have children and staying here may possibly convey us to transfer listed here [someday].”
The couple is energized about adding anything new to the retail and service choices in Niverville. They’re hopeful that their company will attract outsiders to the outside showroom, as well, assisting to improve the economic system for the absolutely everyone.