Anthony D. Chavira opened ATX Imperial Auto Glass to correct the shortcomings he saw in other auto-glass businesses. Prioritizing customer relationships over sales, Anthony has managed to spread his brand of service across eight shops where technicians endure rigorous training to earn certifications from Delta Kits, the National Glass Association, and the National Windshield Repair Association. After they’ve mended glass wounds such as rock chips and cracks or replaced entire panes, the crew caps off each service by vacuuming interiors, washing windows, and burning busted glass on a pyre.
At The Arbor Car Wash, skilled detailing crews and lube technicians meet drivers? everyday vehicular needs from washing and detailing to oil changes and state inspections. Automatic washers restore squeaky-clean shine to exteriors, and pure elbow grease vacuums carpets and waxes exteriors. In the service center, technicians swap out oil with fresh, premium Castrol oil. Throughout each wash or service job, customers can retreat inside for a handful of popcorn or slink into a comfy chair to whittle a new steering wheel. The Arbor Car Wash also looks out for its community, donating time and money to a list of organizations that includes the American Cancer Society, the Austin Children?s Center, and Big Brothers Big Sisters.
The seasoned car crusaders at Shade Tree Auto revamp dirtied buggies with a variety of services using top-notch products and meticulous techniques. Catering to each wagon individually, the motorcar magicians take into account each vehicle's origin, make, and model when determining which products and buffing equipment to use. Reap repair benefits with a headlight restoration ($75 per pair), or build up shields against insect attacks and zealous paparazzi with a contaminant-removing clay bar treatment ($75) or custom hand wash and carnauba-wax treatment ($90). For additional protection, motorists can upgrade to a polymer sealant that defends shiny new paint jobs for up to a year under normal conditions. Meanwhile, road chariots weary from unexpected cameos on Double Dare can clean up movie slime with a full interior ($115) or exterior ($185) detail to get a covey of vacuuming, buffing, scrubbing, and polishing services that give jalopies a showroom shine.
The self-serve bays at Mr. Sharky's Carwash are open 24/7 across its four area locations, meaning drivers can always spruce up their rides quickly and conveniently on their own schedule. During regular hours, however, car wash technicians dig a little deeper, treating cars and trucks to everything from quick, express washes to deluxe services, which include a turbo vacuum and interior/exterior dressing. They can also shampoo floors and seats, condition leather, and clean rims until they gleam.
Squeeky Clean Car & Truck Wash welcomes autos of all shapes, sizes, and makes into its collection of self-service and fully automated washbasins. Automatic washes guide vehicles and trainee weather reporters past a monsoon of multiple presoaks, high-pressure washes, and glistening clear coats. A self-service area ups the ante of DIY washing with an extended tool chest that ranges from tire and engine cleaners to pressure waxes and clear protectants. Squeeky Clean also shows off its humanitarian side with offers to split fundraising profits down the middle with a host of local nonprofits or raise public awareness of endangered sponge-capsule animals.
At Wash N’ Roll Car Wash, cars roll in dirty and roll out gleaming in a span of just a few minutes. Expert car caretakers administer a variety of washing options that spruce up interiors and exteriors as quickly as possible. Each wash is based around the speedy basic wash, which aims to use only 20 gallons of water—of which 15–18 gallons are recycled—to wash cars in less than five minutes using water-based and biodegradable chemicals. The technicians also blast away dust from interiors with air-pressure guns, sucking up breadcrumbs and Cheeto-dust dunes with vacuums before coating exteriors with various waxes, protectants, and sealers.