ASE-certified technicians inhabit each America's Service Station, where vehicles can say goodbye to sludgy liquids and adopt up to 5 quarts of clean oil. Oil changes also present four-wheelers with fresh filters to protect the engine from speaking before thinking. The fall-maintenance package increases auto health to compensate for imminently excessive raw-scarecrow consumption. The bundle opens with an oil-and-filter change before a tire rotation aims to redistribute tread wear and lengthen wheels' lives. Additionally, technicians service the cooling system and refill up to one gallon of coolant, then perform a 27-point inspection—a visual examination wherein perceptive car scholars confirm that lights, brakes, and batteries haven't broken down or proclaimed themselves luddites.
Signature service: Auto service and repair; we buy cars
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Tom Greathouse manages D.C. Auto, a full-service auto maintenance and repair shop located on the border of Johns Creek and Suwaneethat services all makes and models of autos. With over 30 years of experience, he delivers high quality services, which includes performing extensive inspections on each vehicle along with transmission work.
Greathouse, though, puts a personal touch on his version of the business. He describes himself as gregarious, a friendly face at the auto shop. Whether a customer comes in for a quick oil change in one of the garage's two fast oil lanes or leaves their car for extended maintenance in one of the three other bays, Tom stops by to say hi, make sure his customers are satisfied, and double-check that each car has its favorite toy.
The automotive experts at Wood & Fullerton Goodyear Tire and Auto Service coddle cars with automotive services and brand-name parts for both foreign and domestic roadsters. The team of ASE-certified mechanics expand upon the shop's nearly four decades of auto-mending traditions as they perform both preventative and repair services on cars, SUVs, and any light trucks that honk politely enough. Technicians also adjust rides' suspensions and wield digital technology as they evaluate engine diagnostics and wheel-spin balances.
For more than 20 years, the certified technicians at DEKRA Emission Check have done one thing and done it well: superfast Georgia-state vehicle-emissions inspections. Although most patrons choose to stay in the car and alphabetize their eight-track collection during the typically five-minute inspection, many of the growing list of almost 30 Atlanta-area locations feature an indoor lounge for auto owners to kick back in. If a vehicle’s emissions exceed the regulated limit, the team advises drivers of their options and performs a free retest at a later date.
Since its creation in 1925, DEKRA Emission Check’s umbrella company, DEKRA, has grown to include more than 30,000 employees in 50 countries. In addition to having performed more than three million vehicle inspections in the United States, the larger business offers services such as expert appraisals, industrial product testing and certifications, and management-system certifications.
Over the course of 33 years, the smiling staffers at Express Oil Change and Service Center have learned that customers just want their oil changed fast. Instead of selling extra parts out of an oversize trench coat, staffers work quickly and efficiently to give cars what they crave; quarts of thick, black oil in the blink of an eye without an appointment. Each procedure lasts approximately 10 minutes, during which mechanics will replace the vehicle's oil and inspect its innards for problems. The process is so quick that customers can even wait inside their own vehicles while it occurs, much like a drive-thru car wash or drive-thru dentist appointment.
Along with quick and efficient oil changes, Express Oil Change and Service Center tends to other automotive needs such as tire rotation and balance, brake inspection and service, fuel system cleaning, engine diagnostic, and general repair.
According to the team at SunShades, drivers soak up as many or more UV rays during their weekly commute as they might during a day at the beach. This is why SunShades uses Llumar High Performance Window Film, a product that has been recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation. Aside from UV protection, the films also reduce glare from the sun and the headlamps other vehicles, block up to 79% of the sun’s heat, and can help keep shattered glass intact after an accident. Unlike even the best Etch-a-Sketch, they boast a scratch-resistant finish, and are warrantied against bubbling or peeling for as long as drivers own their vehicle. The SunShades installers, who are trained and certified by the International Window Film Association, also tint home windows, which can reduce energy costs and keep furniture and house pets from fading.