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Man Moves Auto Repair Shop to Shorewood

Local business owners tell Patch what they're best known for and when they got started.

Graybeal Auto Repair, which opened in 2005, moved to Shorewood in 2012. 

  • Business: Graybeal Auto Repair Inc.
  • Address: 200 Amendodge Dr. in Shorewood 
  • Phone Number: 815-725-3653
  • Submitted by: Billy Graybeal, owner
Learn more and get updates on the Graybeal Auto Repair Facebook page

When and how did your business get started?


In 2005 I started working for a family owned Auto Repair Shop in Crest Hill, the owner was the second generation owner. He decided he wanted to close the shop, so I decided to buy him out and I changed the name. I stayed in Crest Hill until January 2012.

What is your business best known for?

We do most major and minor auto repairs. Oil changes to engines changes, brakes, tune-ups, emissions, water pumps, plus more. Free estimates, free check engine light test. We are a family owned and operated, friendly and honest repair shop.

Why did you choose the town you did to open your business? 

We have been open since 2005, we moved to Shorewood in February 2012 , We like the small town feel, the people are nicer, friendlier, a small family owned business like mine don't get lost in the crowd.

What's something interesting about your business your customers might not know?

We offer free drop-off and pick-up service within a reasonable distance and to business customers in Shorewood. Senior, military, police and firemen discount on labor.

Does your business offer a special deals card or program?

We have some special offers on our website for reservations with larger sized groups.

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