Meet Greg Combs

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Greg Combs

Delivery Coordinator at Woodhouse Chevy

How long have you been working at Woodhouse?

7 years

What’s the best part of working at Woodhouse?

Knowing that I work for a company that cares about personal growth of its people as much as its customer base.

What’s your favorite pastime or hobby?

I have no time for hobbies! I have 3 teenage daughters and a 3 month old son.

What is something that makes you happy?

When my kids smile

Meet Bert Biede

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Bert Biede

Sales at Woodhouse Ford

How long have you been working at Woodhouse?

25 years

What’s the best part of working at Woodhouse?

It’s more fun than it is work.

What’s your favorite pastime or hobby?

Hunting, fishing, being with my grandkids, and playing racketball.

What is something that makes you happy?

Spending time with my family and friends.

Meet Mitch Kracl

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Mitch Kracl

Account Clerk at Woodhouse Mazda

How long have you been working at Woodhouse?

Over a year

What’s the best part of working at Woodhouse?

The fast paced environment, food days, and my co-workers are great to work with.

What’s your favorite pastime or hobby?

Playing and coaching baseball

What is something that makes you happy?

Family, friends, sports, and Subway.

Meet Scott Seymour

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Scott Seymour

Sales at Woodhouse Nissan

How long have you been working at Woodhouse?

5 years

What’s the best part of working at Woodhouse?

Being part of an awesome family and TEAM!

What’s your favorite pastime or hobby?

Maui-Finding Nemo in the reefs.

What is something that makes you happy?

Roller skating with my daughter.

Meet Brian Meeske

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Brian Meeske

Finance Manager at Woodhouse Chrysler

How long have you been working at Woodhouse?

16+ years

What’s the best part of working at Woodhouse?

The people and the teamwork.

What’s your favorite pastime or hobby?

Golfing

What is something that makes you happy?

My kiddos and my family!

 

Meet Alex Kukoly

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Alex Kukoly

Sales at Woodhouse Ford

How long have you been working at Woodhouse?

5.5 years

What’s the best part of working at Woodhouse?

Working with the top sales people in the country

What’s your favorite pastime or hobby?

Watching football and working out

What is something that makes you happy?

Spending time with my son

How to Winterize Your Car for Self Storage

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With cold weather quickly approaching, car owners looking to use self storage during the winter months to free up garage space for snow blowers and bags of salt need to begin making preparations for storage.

Whether you’re storing a sedan, a classic car you’ve rebuilt, or a pickup truck, every type of car needs proper winterization before being moved to self storage. This ensures your car is protected from costly damages during its time in storage.

When going through the necessary winterization steps for auto storage, be sure to find a climate-controlled storage unit, thoroughly clean your car, maintain the battery, stabilize the fuel tank, check tire pressure, and prevent rodents from getting to electrical components.

Invest in Climate-Controlled Vehicle Storage

To ensure the best possible protection for your vehicle, car owners should invest in a climate controlled storage until. Not every auto storage facility will offer a completely indoor, climate-controlled storage option; however, if the facility does provide climate-controlled units for vehicles, it’s worth the extra cost.

By keeping your vehicle in a storage environment with a consistent temperature (usually between 55-85°F) and humidity level, there’s less risk of damage caused by excessive moisture and extreme temperatures, both of which lead to rust, paint damage, and corroded parts.

Clean and Cover Your Car

“Vehicles should be washed and waxed to remove the road grit from the driving season,” says Kyle Smith with Hagerty Insurance, a leading insurance provider for classic vehicles and host to the largest network of classic car owners. Smith adds that cleaning your car prevents damage to its paint and parts.

A clean car should also be covered in storage with a “breathable cloth cover to prevent moisture buildup and paint scratching,” according to Smith, who says plastic covers should be avoided, as they trap moisture that can cause rust and paint damage.

Brad Barnes, Director of Corporate Service and Parts at #1 Cochran in Pittsburgh, Pa., says old bed sheets will do the trick, too, if you can’t find a cover for your car. “Any material that’s breathable to keep the exterior covered is always a good idea even when being stored,” Barnes explains.

Click here to read the full article: http://blog.storage.com/storage/winterize-your-car-for-self-storage/

The Making of a Mountain

Everyone knows that the Seven Wonders of the World are, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Pyramids of Egypt, Truck Mountain…wait Truck Mountain?  Anyone who has ever been to Blair, Ne has probably laid eyes on the stunning display of our vehicle inventory.  With approximately 5,500 new and used vehicles just in Blair, we had to find some place to store them all.

In 2003 our Ford and Chrysler dealerships had about 4,000 vehicles and the shortage for space to park them kept growing.  To hold all of this inventory, we started building tiers out of the hilly terrain on the south side of Blair and Truck Mountain was born.  “It was more of a need, which worked into a novel idea,” said Jerry Hughes, Woodhouse employee of 37 years.  It’s not uncommon to find people pulled over to the side of the road taking pictures of it – most people are amazed to see so many vehicles in one spot. Truck Mountain has not only served a purpose, but has truly become a point of pride for Woodhouse.

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Meet Christy Chappelear

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Christy Chappelear

Human Resources Manager 

How long have you been working at Woodhouse?

10.5 years

What’s the best part of working at Woodhouse?

It’s the people – We are called Woodhouse Auto FAMILY for a reason; I enjoy spending my work life with my work family.

What’s your favorite pastime or hobby?

Being a mom and digital photography

What is something that makes you happy?

My husband and my daughter and chocolate!

Meet Dominic Marasco

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Dominic Marasco

General Sales Manager at Woodhouse Hyundai Mitsubishi

How long have you been working at Woodhouse?

4 years

What’s the best part of working at Woodhouse?

The people I work with

What’s your favorite pastime or hobby?

Soccer

What is something that makes you happy?

Hanging with the fam and friends