Joe & Susan Sharp are the owners and operators of Joe’s Garage, headquartered in North Little Rock,, AR. This is a highly regarded auto repair company in Pulaski County.
Joe was trained in auto repair through technical schools and continuing education in the field. When it comes to providing expert auto repair services, nothing takes the place of experience. Joe began working in auto repair 45 years ago and started Joe’s Garage in 1986. His wife, Susan, began working with him in 1991. This is a true family run business with their daughter, Stephanie, and grandson, Blain, working there as well. They have seen many changes in the industry over the years, especially in technology. Another change has been in clientele. Joe says that approximately 70% of the customers he deals with are women. He likes seeing that they take a bigger role in taking care of their own vehicle and feels they are very knowledgeable.
One of Joe’s Garage’s goals is to provide their Pulaski County clients with professional and affordable services. They offer many services including alignment, brakes, electrical, engine & transmission, heating & cooling services, towing and tires, just to mention a few. Having good communication and connecting with customers is a big focus for Joe.
Joe is involved in a couple of local radio shows for 101.1 FM that are widely listened to weekly. The first is “The Joe & Duck Hour” which is on from 4pm to 5pm on Wednesdays. The second is called “Car & Truck Doctors” which is on Saturdays from 9am to 10am. Joe has been doing these shows for about 16 years and is very knowledgeable. Both shows offer a lot of information about your vehicles and the industry. Call in and ask them a question to find out what you need to know about your car or truck!
In addition to running a successful auto repair business, Joe & Susan support a yearly car show with proceeds going to the Ronald McDonald House. This year there will be a raffle with TVs and other items for participants to win.
The result, one of the most successful auto repair companies in North Little Rock,!
What does the business community think? The Better Business Bureau has awarded Joe’s Garage an A+ rating.
One fan of the company publicly wrote, “Joe’s Garage is one of those mechanics that once you have dealt with them on a regular basis you find they always find the lowest cost fix for your car. They give you all the straight facts and have never tried to milk an extra job. They are very knowledgeable and can replace an entire engine. Stephanie is also very adept at her job. A joy to deal with.”
Another fan of the Joe’s Garage publicly wrote, “Recently i was driving cross country and had a break down. I nursed the car to Joe’s. They had the problem diagnosed and fixed really quick. I was back on the road in just over an hour. They turned what could have been a nightmare into a great experience. Great people and great work!”
Having owner operated experts, like Joe & Susan providing knowledgeable and expert care is an asset to North Little Rock, and Pulaski County, AR.
Business owners take risks and often work long, exhaustive hours to service their clients. There are freedoms in owning a business, but these freedoms come at a cost. Rarely acknowledged are business owners like Joe & Susan Sharp that employ people and ensure their staff are paid continuously. Sure, people earn their wages through their time, hard work and skills, but let’s take a moment and thank Joe & Susan for having and continuing the business ownership game that allows people an opportunity to produce and earn those wages.
Need auto repair service? Give Joe’s Garage an opportunity by visiting them at 5601 Crystal Hill Rd , North Little Rock, or by calling them at (501) 753-4685.
So from the staff of Local Search Force that runs the County Advisory Board
Joe & Susan Sharp, you are highly commended for your service to the residents of Pulaski County, for having and maintaining a business that adds to the financial well-being of AR and for your willingness to participate in social betterment activities.
Well done Joe & Susan Sharp!
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