Lifelong New Yorker Launches New Creative Colors International Location in Westchester

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Industry Leading On-site Repair and Restoration Franchise Saves Local Customers 90% on Replacement Fees

We Can Fix That!

Creative Colors International’s revolutionary products and restoration techniques will help local customers save up to 90% on replacement fees by repairing worn and/or damaged materials.

Creative Colors International, the nation’s leading on-site repair and restoration franchise, launched its first ever New York-based location on June 8th in Westchester, NY. This is big news as more local business owners and cost-conscious residents than ever before are seeking out alternatives to astronomical upholstering charges and replacement fees associated with damaged possessions composed of leather, vinyl, plastic and fabric.

This rising local demand for cost-effective repair and restoration services is what inspired local man Bob Fishman to open the newest Creative Colors International location right here in Westchester. According to Fishman, Creative Colors International’s revolutionary products and restoration techniques will help local customers save up to 90% on replacement fees by repairing worn and/or damaged materials.

“After spending my entire life working in metal shops, wood shops, and the garment sector, I know first-hand how debilitating upholstering fees and replacement costs can be for business owners,” said Fishman. “I’ve also lived in Westchester for more than 30 years and I know the Creative Colors International business model is perfect for our community. In fact, I’ve spoken with dozens of local residents and business owners, like car dealers, doctors offices, furniture companies, and restaurants, and I’ve had a 95% positive response so far. I can’t wait to build upon that momentum and help countless Westchester business owners and residents save money.”

The statistics suggest that repairing and restoring, as opposed to upholstering and replacing, can save local business owners and residents hundreds of dollars on any damaged item. For example, the costs associated with upholstering any type of seat can be very steep, ranging anywhere from $120 to $450 per cushion. And according to Terri Sniegolski, Creative Colors International’s CEO, the commitment shared by all franchisees to help customers save money, and deliver on the company’s “We Can Fix That” philosophy, has been the key catalyst for the company’s expansion to 54 locations in 24 states with 125+ mobile units since its initial inception in 1980.

“We’re excited to open our first Creative Colors location in New York because we know Bob Fishman shares the same ‘We Can Fix That’ attitude our other successful franchisees possess,” said Sniegolski. “We are thrilled about our expansion in New York because we know the local business owners and customers in the Westchester community will be eager to repair and restore their possessions at a fraction of the cost.”

Serving the automotive, commercial and furniture industries, Creative Colors International offers affordable solutions for tears, holes, scuffs, scratches and other types of damage found on leather, vinyl, plastic or fabric through on-site repair, restoration, cleaning, dyeing and protection.    For local residents, this means Creative Colors International can repair auto interiors, leather furniture, RV flooring, and boat vinyl, among other things. Additionally, for business owners, Creative Colors International can repair any upholstery found in critical locations around the company, such as waiting rooms, examination rooms, restaurant booths, hotel rooms, and theater seating, among others.

For more information on Bob Fishman and his New York-based Creative Colors International location, please visit the Westchester Creative Colors website.

About Creative Colors International
Launched in 1991, the Creative Colors International (CCI) franchise system was created through its affiliate, J&J’s Creative Colors, the original industry leader in refurbishment techniques and systems. Today, both companies continue to be family-owned and operated by the second generation. Catering to the abundance of upholstered items in every home, business and vehicle, CCI is the ultimate in on-site repair, restoration, cleaning, protection, and dyeing of leather, vinyl, plastic and fabric. Through proprietary technology, CCI restores damaged material at a fraction of replacement costs, saving customers up to 90 percent. CCI repairs are stronger than the original area and are nearly invisible to the naked eye. In the Automotive, Furniture and Commercial Markets, CCI offers on-site repair and restoration to all types of leather, vinyl, fabric, plastic and carpeting by repairing and redyeing holes, cuts, tears, burns, scrapes, fading and discoloration. For more information on CCI’s services and franchise opportunities, visit

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