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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Mar 30

Business Now- Dr. Vinyl of Hampton and Newport News, Inc.

Posted on March 30, 2018 at 12:34 PM by Communications Department

Dr. Vinyl is a mobile upholstery and furniture repair business located in Peninsula Industrial Park at 729 Industrial Park Drive in Newport News. It is owned and operated by the husband and wife team of Jeannie and Steve Oakes and has been in business since 1999. In 2004, the business expanded and moved from J. Clyde Morris Boulevard to its current location. They have 11 employees and their service area includes the entire Hampton Roads region. The company has also completed specialty projects in other parts of the state and in Nags Head, North Carolina. Their customer base includes restaurants, movie theaters, doctors’ offices, and apartment complexes.

3-30 dr. vinylDr. Vinyl offers an extended range of services in its automotive division including interior repair such as headliners, fabric, stain removal, carpet/dye treatment, and dash and console restoration. The company also does spot paint repair and windshield repair. In its non-automotive division, Dr. Vinyl repairs vinyl siding on homes and completes furniture restoration for residential and commercial customers. In addition to providing quality service to its customers, the business also makes an effort to provide support to local organizations in the community. In the past, Dr. Vinyl has partnered with Wounded Warriors Project, Lackey Clinic, Denbigh Youth Baseball League, and faith-based outreach missions. To learn more about Dr. Vinyl, visit