FENN — When Mike Hauger and Casey Zechmann initially fulfilled, they had been happily stunned to find they had a large amount in widespread.
Those widespread passions led to a partnership that has manifested alone into the enterprise “Main Street Auto Physique,” and continues to improve.
The duo opened their small business this 12 months, making use of Hauger’s property and farm store. That will transform this spring when they construct a new 10,000-sq.-foot shop that will incorporate a state-of-the-art paint bay. This will be situated in Fenn on residence that is owned by Hauger.
“We feel this will be the great location to provide all our communities,” they agreed, as it will be centrally found just off U.S. Freeway 95.
Hauger grew up in Grangeville and said he has savored correcting autos his full daily life.
“I genuinely love the obstacle and satisfaction of repairing motor vehicles and earning them appear new yet again,” he stated, and he has labored in the field professionally for about eight many years as operator of Blessed Star Car Profits on Grangeville’s Main Avenue.
He and Zechmann identified they equally love aviation, as well as vehicles, and put their heads together to system a full-service line of entire body repair service. In addition to repairing cars, this includes RVs, semitrucks, farm gear and boats.
“Sometimes it can be a extended hold out to get estimates and repairs, but we want to assist relieve that hold out,” Hauger reported. Zechmann extra they work with all insurance plan businesses.
Hauger’s livelihood is the farm his spouse and children life on, where by he lives with spouse, Kristin, and they have lifted two daughters and even now have a son in center faculty. Kristin is a trainer at Cornerstone Christian Finding out Middle.
“I like to continue to keep hectic although, and one particular of my passions is classic auto restoration, so this is a exciting challenge,” he said.
Zechmann and his spouse, Lori, and spouse and children moved to Grangeville from Nampa about five yrs ago. She owns Stars Dance Academy and is the cheer mentor at Grangeville Substantial Faculty.
He experienced grown up doing work in his father’s body store and by 16 was performing some maintenance positions and painting on his personal. Following high school, he opened his have shop within his father’s business enterprise.
“Then I determined to acquire a diverse system, and expended 12 several years in law enforcement,” he claimed. Nonetheless, he never absolutely taken out himself from automobile body function.
He formerly worked a few years at Gortsema Motors. When the prospect arose to husband or wife with Hauger, he was all set to step out in that direction.
“We offer function with integrity and honesty,” Zechmann stated. “It’s not just about creating a buck. We want to do a very good task and offer you the finest assistance to our clients.”
The computerized paint program they use scans a car or truck or paint chip and digitally matches the actual shade of paint, so paint positions match just and can appear out flawless.
“We have a good deal of experience tied up in between the two of us, plus the workers here,” Hauger included.
The shop in Fenn will make it possible for for expansion place, as vital, and a good deal of parking and storage. In the potential, Zechmann would also like to provide some do-it-by yourself classes for the general public.
In the meantime, these who have car physique desires can end at Blessed Star Car Revenue in Grangeville. They will get the job done on photographing harm and finishing a computerized estimate.