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Anyone have any good suggestions on furniture for the waiting area? Stuff like Service counters, waiting furniture, refreshment table? I like the seamless look with units that have space for a fridge and integrated waste receptacle. I've looked at what NAPA Auto Care has as well as Bosch. I am a bit iffy on that stuff and its ridiculous expensive for laminate furniture.

 

Anyone else have any ideas?

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We still have majority IKEA furniture (Go here for some photos of our office). It's still holding up well so cant really help you with other furniture recommendations. I think the only thing I might change later is get a real reception counter just so it looks cleaner. If you're up for a fun project and have a blown engine laying around, they make interesting coffee tables! Just have to fabricate a base and paint it black :)

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16 minutes ago, meowpox said:

We still have majority IKEA furniture (Go here for some photos of our office). It's still holding up well so cant really help you with other furniture recommendations. I think the only thing I might change later is get a real reception counter just so it looks cleaner. If you're up for a fun project and have a blown engine laying around, they make interesting coffee tables! Just have to fabricate a base and paint it black

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btw I love your business! I remember when you guys just joined the forum and to see the evolution of TrackSpec is impressive! 

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2 hours ago, FNGJWS said:

Love your look, Meowpix.  Might want to look into having a glass shop round those corners off the table though. I can just see some little guy toddling up to it at face level and YIKES!  

You're right, we have people accidentally bump the corners with their thighs all the time. 

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Your waiting area (and customer reception) should be your "shrine". Pictures of happy customers with YOU, YOU and any local celebrity; Testimonials; etc. I could go on and on, but it should be about building your authority and credibility in the community - not if you've got a "cool" coffee machine!

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