Weirton Residents Open Ziebart Franchise Near The Highlands | News, Sports, Jobs

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Ziebart proprietors Michael Drizake, left, and his father Mike Drizake, pose inside the automotive visual appeal and protection providers shop on Monday.

Ziebart — a new shop that specializes in automotive visual appearance and protection expert services — is open in the vicinity of The Highlands procuring middle.

A ribbon-slicing ceremony for the new business was hosted by the Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce on Monday.

The store, positioned at 115 Wayfarer Travel, is owned and operated by Weirton inhabitants Mike Drizake and his son, Michael Drizake. His daughter, Ashlynn Drizake, functions there, also.

The specialists include things like Tristan Burnsworth, Eli Seevers, Austin Garner and Issiah Jackson.

Companies offered at the Triadelphia site contain car detailing, window tinting, rust defense, undercoating, spray-on mattress liners, paint correction, paint protection and windshield chip mend. It also provides remote starters and other truck components.

The shop has its possess credit card, reward playing cards and special discounts for military veterans.

The making is situated concerning Holiday break Inn Categorical and the Sheetz gasoline station just off The Highlands’ Interstate 70 exit.

It is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays and shut Sundays.

Drizake reported he decided to open up the Triadelphia place simply because of the high targeted traffic volume and demographics of the customers in the spot.

“About 52,000 cars go past in this article every day on Interstate 70,” he claimed. “And 7,100 of them choose the exit.”

The shop’s proximity to two motor vehicle dealerships — Straub’s and Robinson’s — also played a role in the conclusion to open there.

Drizake said they are also setting up to get some organization from fleets of vehicles these types of as individuals with the oil and fuel business.

Prior to opening the store, Drizake worked in the steel marketplace for 30 a long time. His son previously labored in income.

Drizake explained the Ziebart corporation was founded in 1959 by Kurt Ziebart in the Detroit region. It was then regarded as the Automobile Rustproofing Co. Afterwards in 1963, Ziebart and his associates bought the business to Roger Waindle who renamed the organization the Ziebart System Company.

Drizake noted there are other franchises in Morgantown and the Pittsburgh region.

Michael Drizake pointed out the shop’s biggest marketing services, to day, has been rust safety.

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