The technicians at Columbia Detailing keep all types of vehicles looking shiny and neat for months after each cleaning, shampooing interiors and buffing exteriors with 100% biodegradable products. Crews travel to clients' driveways or workplaces to lift stains from upholstery or shield paint jobs with polymer sealer—a product with better bonding qualities and a higher melting point than the traditional carnauba wax or candy-coated shell. They also tackle more specific auto-detailing needs, such as paintless dent removal, carpet dyeing, and headlight restoration. Columbia Detailing prides itself on its ability to spot-clean, wax, and restore nearly any type of craft, from boats and RVs to motorcycles.
Williams Enterprises installs window tinting and film to residents and businesses across the region. As part of the residential services, the team helps homeowners reduce their energy costs, eliminate excessive heat, and prevent interior furnishing from fading. In homes and businesses, 3M window film screens out up to 99.9% of UV rays.
The eight workstations at The Tuning Spot hum with the staccato clicks of socket wrenches and the soprano whine of air tools. Industrious figures crane their necks beneath a scissor lift and slip under rides in flat bays. The industrious workers aren’t licensed mechanics, though— they are the cars’ owners, learning to baby their own rides in the 7,000-square-foot DIY garage.
Burgeoning technicians gather together in the bustling shop, discussing issues with timing belts and fuzzy dice that only ever come up snake eyes. A team of experienced mechanics stands by, ready to jump in and assist. ALLDATA, an online database of repair tips and specs, also aids students as they learn to care for rides without expensive trips to mechanics.