Detailing cars since the age of 15, Cameron Ford, owner of Polished Image, has spent the bulk of his life in the field of auto detailing. His years of vanquishing dust, debris, and grit from all manner of vehicles has elevated his standard of what a truly clean vehicle should look, smell, and feel like. Since 1986, Cameron and his team have worked to uphold this high standard at Polished Image, even as the detail and repair shop spread to new locations and expanded its menu of services to include windshield replacement, fixing chipped paint, and removing custard pie stains caused from cutting off clown cars.
After watching his father work in the glass industry for more than 30 years, Troy Mason followed in his footsteps by opening his own full-service glass shop in 1991. Not content with simply fixing cracks, Troy also developed an in-house technician-training program that allies itself with the standards set by the National Glass Association. Two of its graduates were honored as half of the top four installers in the United States, earning the esteem of their peers and a gold medal made from old hood ornaments at the United States Auto Glass Olympics.
When they aren't competing for glass and glory, technicians replace windshields with parts and products purchased directly from the manufacturers, and back their work with lifetime warranties. Techna Glass also offers a lifetime rock-chip-repair membership, which entitles owners to unlimited repairs of damage caused by errant stones. When they aren't competing for glass and glory, technicians replace windshields with parts and products purchased directly from the manufacturers, and back their work with lifetime warranties. Techna Glass also offers a lifetime rock-chip-repair membership, which entitles owners to unlimited repairs of damage caused by errant stones.
For almost a half century, Jim's Used Tires has sold tires. Not content to deal merely in wheels, the shop soon added services designed to make sure jalopies stay road-ready. Oil changes, emissions checks, and inspections help to catch potential problems before they hatch and chew the upholstery to shreds. Jim's technicians also detail cars and offer free tire rotations, flat-tire repair, and roadside assistance.
All-Star Auto Brokers fills its lots with a vast selection of preowned cars, trucks, and SUVs, each ready to roll into new owners’ driveways. With a 99.99% credit-approval rating, customers with virtually any credit score can qualify to drive off in their new wheels. All-Star Auto Brokers also fields a team of auto technicians that pops hoods for break inspections, emissions tests, and oil changes. Their skilled detailers keep cars looking as new and as fresh as a bushel of freshly plucked headlines from the Internet.
A Shade Above Window Tint's specialists are trained experts in the arts of repairing auto glass and tinting windows with SunTek film. Automobile portholes peppered with small-time scars find refuge in two chip repairs, which can erase dimples caused by flying debris or overweight insects. Technicians also take care of cars plagued with more formidable fissures by molding and installing new windshields ($120–$190, price varies/vehicle); drivers who opt for this service get to enjoy unlimited free chip repairs and wiper-blade calligraphy classes. Patrons may also give their vehicle's side windows and back windshield a sophisticated tan with a complete tint job ($190–$250). Backed by a lifetime warranty against bubbling, peeling, and discoloration, SunTek's Carbon film valiantly defends interiors from 99% of the sun's ultraviolet rays and 100% of the moon's bloodcurdling screams.
Royal Tinting’s technicians install window films on vehicles, buildings, and boats with quality craftsmanship and the promise of a lifetime warranty. An authorized dealer of trusted tint films from Llumar, Johnson, and SunGard, they carry a wide variety of tint types and dyes, ranging from standard ATC films to nano-ceramic films that share properties with materials used by NASA to trick out their Mars rovers. In addition to window tints, specialists also apply clear bra paint protection films to preserve the car’s finish and offer customized vinyl graphics and wraps.