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For more than 60 years, Elephant Car Wash has resided on the cutting edge of car-wash technology. Archie, Dean, and Eldon Anderson founded the car wash in 1951 when they invented a hands-free machine that could clean cars and never be penalized in soccer. Thirty years later, they sold their shops to Bob Haney, who replaced the car-wash tunnels' plastic bristles with hybrid-blend cloths and high-pressure water nozzles. Nowadays, Elephant Car Wash features computer-operated tunnels that can read pH levels of dirt and—at certain locations—touchless car-wash tunnels that use high-powered water jets and potent detergents only.

Rotating above all of this technological progress is the car wash's signature pink elephant, which doubles as a polestar for drivers who need their vehicles washed, waxed, vacuumed, or shampooed. The trained staff waits outside the full-service car wash with towels and stages a slew of a la carte services including trunk vacuuming and leather conditioning. Elephant Car Wash works with the Puget Sound Car Wash Association and the Charity Car Wash Program, two organizations that strive to keep pollution out of waterways and inside the coffee mugs of Darth Vader.

13855 1st Ave S
Burien,
WA
US

Located a five-minute shuttle ride from Spokane International Airport, Diamond Park’N Jet's secure airport parking lot provides a home away from home for travelers' vehicles. Free shuttles service the lot seven days a week, 24 hours a day, and a staff member is always on hand to load luggage and give each traveler their complimentary newspaper and refreshments. Onsite security ensures that autos are protected, and free touchless car washes shine every vehicle so that returning motorists don’t daydream about the rentals they drove while vacationing. In addition to protecting cars while owners are in the skies, the lot also operates a "We Care" program, with staffers offering prompt assistance in the event of flat tires, dead batteries, empty gas tanks, or accidentally locked doors.

1244 S 140th St
Burien,
WA
US

Heartland Jiffy Lubes enjoy the benefits of being under the Heartland Automotive Services umbrella, putting them in good company along with more than 435 Jiffy Lubes nationwide that service more than five million customers each year. They specialize in the Jiffy Lube Signature Service Oil Change, which comes standard with a fresh-from-the-box oil filter and up to 5 quarts of quality motor oil, plus a comprehensive lineup of other vehicle maintenance checkups. Highly trained technicians also perform cosmetic and mechanical services including inspections, emissions testing, transmission service, and counseling for 1960s Corvettes that are going through a mid-life crisis.

13654 1st Ave S
Burien,
WA
US

The littlest things can make all the difference, especially in the world of auto detailing. Harsh soaps and shampoos, even the wrong type of towel or brush, can destroy a car?s paint, strip it of its wax, or create unsightly swirls and chalky crime-scene outlines of dead bugs. Since 1978, Jim?s Detail Shop has given customers peace of mind by using the safest wash products and accessories available during its detailing packages. And the team doesn?t just hand wash, wax, and dress exteriors; they also sweep insides with vacuum cleaners and carpet shampooers, and thwart UV rays with window tinting, backed by a lifetime warranty.

18429 Des Moines Memorial Dr
Seatac,
WA
US

Reservations/Appointments: Optional

Established: 1986

Staff Size: 50+ people

The team at MasterPark is doing its best to make yellow the favorite color of Seattle citizens. Its bright, sun-colored shuttles ferry people to and from terminals at SeaTac Airport?all while cars safely wait.

The process is easy. Simply drive into covered drop-off area for valet service in MasterPark Lot C. Shuttle drivers then help passengers with their luggage, before taking them to the airport. Upon return, a phone call at one of the airport's shuttle pickup islands is all it takes to dispatch a yellow van that returns customers to Lot C. MasterPark's staff monitors all lots 24 hours a day and 25 hours on leap days.

16826 International Blvd
Seatac,
WA
US

Be it for business or pleasure, Lady in a Limo transports its clients on time and in style. A staff of friendly chauffeurs maintains a fleet of vehicles that range from Chrysler sedans to Hummer limousines. For nights out, they shuttle passengers around in a 16-passenger party bus built with hardwood floors and black-leather perimeter seating and equipped with a disco ball, a 37-inch flat screen TV with a high-watt stereo, and a pole for dancing.

po box 58310
tukwila,
WA
US