Repairs to equipment and household items keeping many above water
At a time when American consumerism is at an all-time low, one would think repair businesses would be flourishing.
Yes and no.
"If someone comes in with a project I'm usually three to four days out but now I'm standing here waiting for people to walk in the door," said Shawn Mahowald, co-owner of Izzy's Machine & Welding Shop in Park Rapids.
He hopes the lull is temporary.
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