Young, Ambitious Spartan Alumnus Brings Creative Colors International to Mid-Michigan

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

We Can Fix That!

I am passionate about repairing and restoring vehicles, and we were extremely impressed by the products and processes the Creative Colors International team provides each of its franchisees - Adam Hebekesuer

Creative Colors International, the nation’s leading on-site repair and restoration franchise, launched its newest Michigan-based location in Williamston, Michigan this April. 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 Adam Hebekeuser to open the newest Creative Colors International location in the Lansing suburb of Williamston. According to Hebekeuser, 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 proved to be a perfect fit for us as Michigan natives raised by blue collar mechanics and auto workers,” said Adam Hebekeuser. “I am passionate about repairing and restoring vehicles, and we were extremely impressed by the products and processes the Creative Colors International team provides each of its franchisees. We are more than confident this business model will work extremely well in central Michigan, an area filled with business owners who can benefit from these services, and we cannot wait to get started.”

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 newest Michigan-based Creative Colors location because we know Adam Hebekeuser shares the same ‘We Can Fix That’ attitude that our other successful franchisees possess,” said Sniegolski. “We are thrilled about our expansion in Michigan because we know the local business owners and customers in and around Lansing will be eager to repair and restore their possessions at a fraction of the cost.”

Hebekeuser is serving the mid-Michigan market, from Grand Ledge north to St. John's, east to include the Owosso and Flint region, south through Fenton to Brighton and all of the Lansing metro market in between. Adam and his team travel to their clients, making repairs convenient for customers, and preventing disruption to business. Their team also offers emergency service to their clients, providing service within hours of the request.

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 Hebekeuser and Creative Colors International, please visit

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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