Oil changes, details, and window tinting are just a few of the services offered at Boca Auto Service. Its team of ASE-certified technicians shoulders the workload, relying on years of training, experience, and being raised by a pack of wild cars to repair and maintain rides. As testaments to its customer service, the shop offers a shuttle service for car-less clients, as well as a nationwide warranty program, and Saturday appointments.
Owned and operated by window tinter Robert Feeley, Tint & Tunes has been keeping jalopies in tip-top shape since 1989. With services ranging from exterior hand waxing to window tinting and interior shampoos, Feeley and his staff help maintain cars in preparation for impromptu rides to prom.
A business has to have something special to survive for more than half a century. For Mr. Magic Car Wash, perhaps that thing is a signature blend of nine cleaning solutions that work together to cut through tough road grease and leave vehicles with a glimmering luster. Or perhaps it’s the business's attention to detail, manifested in its soft-cloth hand washes. Either way Mr. Magic has not only survived the passing decades and the end of the DeLorean, it has thrived and expanded, now boasting five Pittsburgh-area locations. Even when sending cars through the automated car-wash tunnel for a quick rinse, Mr. Magic keeps auto owners' interests in mind, spraying fiberglass surfaces with only fresh water and drying them to a spot-free shine with hot air. Extra services, such as underbody flushes and interior and exterior detailing, help enhance each wash, and coats of Magic Repel surface protectant deflect new smudges and wizard spells.
The automotive experts at GOODYEAR - Gold Coast Tire & Auto Centers coddle cars with automotive services and brand-name parts for both foreign and domestic roadsters. The team performs both preventative and repair services on cars, SUVs, and any light trucks that honk politely enough. Technicians also upgrade rides with custom wheels, window tinting, or lift and lowering kits. To help ensure that owners get the proper wheels and parts, the tire specialists maintain an online filament guide and other automotive reference materials, including an online dictionary of essential terms.
Yellow and blue signage near the parking lots of shopping malls, offices, and entertainment centers indicates the presence of ProntoWash Eco AutoSpa, a car wash and detailing powerhouse that boasts more than 350 operations worldwide. Its business model revolves around accessibility—ProntoWash sets up shop where cars already are, saving drivers time and preserving all the gas and corn dogs that engines would have otherwise consumed during a trip to a traditional car wash. Helming special yellow Washing Karts, the company's technicians use biodegradable detergent and about a pint of low-pressure water to render each car clean. They also care for cars by vacuuming carpets, restoring headlights, stuffing multivitamins inside ailing glove compartments, and making arrangements to hit the road with their mobile car-wash service.
ProntoWash understands that its customers may have more important things to do than sit in a lobby waiting for their car to be cleaned. Which is why they set up their full wash and detail facilities in the parking lots of shopping malls and other heavy-traffic areas. This way, drivers can leave their cars with the technicians and run errands, go shopping, or inspect the quality of every straw in the food court. Meanwhile, the technicians stay busy buffing exteriors, shampooing carpets, and glazing paints, vinyl, and plastics, making sure that when customers return they’ll find their vehicles looking shiny and clean.