Bizline: Dexter’s Wayne Street AutomotivePublished 5:03pm Monday, July 30, 2012
Name of business: Dexter’s Wayne Street Automotive
Name of owner: Dexter Schlutt
Address of business: 515 Wayne St., Niles
Date business opened: March 1999
What type of business do you operate — what you sell, services provided? General auto repairs, full service, from engine and transmission repair and replacement to routine maintenance
What sets your business apart from similar ventures? We can do it all. We understand the vehicles; have the diagnostic tools to evaluate the problem; are experienced and knowledgeable; and will give you an honest recommendation.
What customers do you reach? All ages and income levels
How does the future look? We are optimistic. We have taken stops to upgrade our lot and office, and are expanding our customer base and reaching out to retain our regular customers. Currently, we are getting out internet presence started, offering specials and referral incentives.
Recognition/awards: ASE certified master mechanic for 25 years
Telephone number: (269) 683-3727
Hours: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; Saturday by appointment; closed Sunday