Jason Brown and Genaro Hernandez at the family-owned and operated Emerald City Detailing & Auto Spa are looking for more than just gleaming rims and a lustrous finish at the end of each car wash their team performs—they are also looking for a smile from their patrons. They take pride in their high-quality work, as well as their top-notch customer service and in giving back to their community. The shop offers discounts to active duty servicemen and women, in addition to cops, firefighters, and seniors. Their services span from quick hand washes and mini-detailing treatments to deluxe interior detailing and clay-bar cleanings.
In 1970, Bucky's first started tending Seattle-area cars in 1970 with a simple promise—to do jobs right the first time. Their reputation for tackling a wide array of preventive maintenance and repair services spread, and nowadays, their team of expert technicians spans 14 locations from Seattle to Tacoma. In each location, their staff swaps out oil and filters, fixes mufflers, and installs new brake pads backed by lifetime guarantees.
Signature Auto Detail’s suite of car-cleaning services ranges from routine washes to comprehensive detailing. Hand washes ensure that no wheel well or door jamb goes unchecked, and detailing returns cars, motor homes, and boats to showroom status. The shop also performs overspray removal and odor removal.
Since 1988, Auto Care Super Saver has been helping car owners save cash with maintenance punch cards redeemable at local auto shops throughout the course of a full year. These cards come loaded with all kinds of prepaid services, including at least three full-service oil changes with up to 5 quarts of oil, lube, and a new filter. Depending on the location, punch cards may also feature tire rotations, brake inspections, engine-light readings, air-conditioning performance tests, and other repairs and inspections essential to a car's well-being. Customers can transfer the punch card's benefits to any ride, ranging from station wagons to sports cars to feral merry-go-round mounts.
The auto technicians at Derek's Auto Detail & Hand Car Wash revitalize vehicles with full-service scrubbings both inside and out. They clean cars from roof to tire with myriad services, all of which include hand washes. The team thoroughly scours interiors with vacuums, and treats exteriors to wax and window cleanings that make panes as transparent as a toddler with truth-serum-spiked juice. Additionally, the auto aestheticians at Derek's offer specialized services such as enzyme-and-odor treatment and conditioning for leather seats and trim.
With thumping sound systems, color-changing LED lights, and wraparound leather seating, SeattlePartyLimo.com’s party buses exude a club-like atmosphere. The buses, which seat 16–28, escort groups to events and destinations of all kinds, from actual nightclubs to proms, weddings, sporting events, and wineries. Behind the wheel of each bus sits a CDL-certified driver with 10 years of navigation experience. Throughout the ride, passengers can quaff BYO drinks as they hook up their iPods to the sound system or safely make faces at passing truck drivers from behind tinted windows.