Bluegrass Auto Repair has been serving the community for more than 30 years. In the old days, the friendly, hospitality-driven atmosphere was obvious to passersby, thanks to the shop’s old-fashion storefront, which was lined with a row of welcoming metal lawn chairs. Today, the tradition of trust is still alive—evidenced by the many car owners who entrust the technicians to correct automotive issues ranging from faulty brakes and engine trouble to fledgling AC units. As an added convenience to its customers, the crew will even pick up vehicles and return them after service, and are always happy to answer questions about potential repairs or where baby cars come from.
Technicians at the locally owned and operated KK Auto Detailing have honed the craft of restoring cars to factory-floor condition for 15 years. Armed with clay bars and Rain-X, they whisk abrasive road grit and repel water from the shell, and draw on their experience to suss out the best technique for cleaning lipstick from upholstery.
Roy Johnson was working on his yoga certification when he discovered Thai massage—sometimes called "lazy man's yoga" for the way practitioners stretch and manipulate their clients' limbs. Intrigued, he sought out classes in the style, then went to Thailand to meet other practitioners. Today, Thai massage is just one modality he employs at Lion and Dragon Yoga Bodyworks, which he and his wife, Brenda, strive to make a one-stop shop for bodywork services. In a tranquil, unrushed atmosphere, the pair targets tension through mindful massages, employing various tools such as Hot Stone, Essential Oils and Heated Thai Herbal Bundles. Reflexology treatments target pressure points on the feet to benefit the whole body.
The technicians at Lexington Auto Spa call on Armor All products and hot-steam extractors to tidy up rides inside and out. Customers can choose from quick automated washes or opt for full-service treatments that include an interior vacuum and window cleaning. With a spectrum of detailing packages, technicians wash, wax, and clay bar exteriors to remove stubborn dirt and overspray before storming interiors with hot-steam extractors ready to eliminate foul odors so that dashboard hula dancers can breathe easy.
Cars lack the opposable thumbs to wash themselves. That's why Shammy's Auto Wash, which is open 24 hours a day, cleans your finest four-wheeled suits to a spot-free shine with its ProTouch Tandem or touchless LaserWash bays. The high-pressure open-bay system uses eco-friendly products, does not have floor steel, and adjusts to fit almost every type of vehicle, whether it's a Hummer, compact car, or racecar bed.
The car-whisperers of the 50-year-old Midas franchise investigate vehicles’ road-readiness with comprehensive inspections backed by the all-encompassing Midas guarantee. A 1.5-hour wintertime assessment probes brakes, suspension, batteries, and heating and cooling systems, thereby ensuring commuters' safety during drives through flurries or while outrunning the ice rays of Mr. Freeze's cold gun. Each seasonal inspection pairs with a complimentary tire rotation to even out rubber wear and ensure that each car-foot gets its 15-minutes in the spotlight of following cars.