A cave stands near the entrance of Aqua Auto Spa. Cars approach slowly, their drivers peering into its dark recesses. Inside, soft cloths burnish vehicle exteriors in a matter of minutes, making them as a shiny as the sun’s mouthful of braces. All washes come with free use of the self-serve vacuums, plus complimentary glass cleaner, wipe-down towels, and dash dusters. Nearby, an industrial washing basin brims with towels, brushes, and grooming shears. Here, dog owners can lather pups’ fur with canine shampoo or style it into a handsome pompadour.
Wise Moving Company’s team of professionals makes life easy on homeowners, apartment dwellers and nomads alike. They help their clients safeguard belongings in storage units, and supply them with U-Haul trucks and supplies, as well as manual labor. In addition to meeting customers’ moving and storage needs, Wise Moving Company offers a range of RV rentals and rent-to-own car rental programs, allowing customers to hit the open road without having to hotwire a go-kart.
Lee's Summit Mitsubishi’s service-department techs perform mechanical magic beneath hoods and undercarriages to keep Mitsubishis and autos of all makes and models running smoothly. Body-shop staffers free car bodies from dents and dings, and well as rotate tires, align brakes, and inspect vehicles for further problems by tapping them with a knee hammer to check their reflexes. Out on the sales floor, friendly sales people introduce visitors to new and used models of Mazdas, Mitsubishis, Volkswagens, and other automobiles.
Blue Valley Goodyear & Douglas Tire Auto Service's AAA Approved Auto Repair servicers stock their garages with infantries of ASE-certified technicians capable of swapping oil, recalibrating wheels and brakes, and checking batteries, belts, and hoses. During a scheduled checkup, mechanics drizzle a freshly swapped oil filter in up to 5 quarts of 5W30 oil borrowed from the Michelin Man’s stir-fry. In addition to conventional oil changes, techs can also transfuse diesel crude for an additional fee.
Crystal Clean Car Wash shines and polishes all surfaces of vehicles with high-pressure sprays, foaming presoaks and wheel cleaner, and interior vacuuming at two automatic stations and eight self-service stations. While giving auto bodies a glistening sheen, the wash's extensive filtration system channels all wastewater into a sand-oil separator for future treatment rather than sullying the earth with untreated surfactants and needless erosion. Teams of dedicated detailers meticulously purify the inside and outside of cars, trucks, and SUVs, and the Fleet Program allows squadrons of delivery trucks, company cars, and rented dirigibles to freshen up in the car-wash bays. In addition to restoring paint jobs and removing sheets of dust and grime, Crystal Clean Car Wash supports the efforts of local nonprofits and charities by making its facility available for fundraising car washes.
For the full-service Triple Shine wash at Grandview Auto Wash, automatic coupe cleansers buff and polish sullied exteriors before a vacuum-wielding hominid sweeps through the inside. Crusty cars cruise through the shower, where eco-friendly suds shimmy across wheels, windows, underbodies, and hood gargoyles, removing unsightly soils. Expunged exteriors shine like a bronze statue of a socialite's dog after a clear-coat protectant and triple clear-coat polish. Finally, a car concierge wraps wet wagons with a terry-cloth embrace until they are cozy and dry, then hops inside to wipe down consoles, swab windows, and quietly propose new bumper-sticker slogans.
Although Sallas Auto Repair began as a small, two-bay repair shop, owner and ASE-certified master technician Nick Sallas already had enough experience to fill a multifloor garage. Nick's journey through the automotive industry led him through the service centers of General Motors and Honda and included a 10-year ascension up Goodyear's training programs. He opened Sallas Auto Repair in 1993, fusing his experience with his passion for repairing vehicles and saving customers money. More than 20 years later, he and his wife have expanded the small garage into two AAA-approved facilities stocked with 15 service bays and 15 skilled and certified employees.
The staff at both Sallas Auto Repair locations perform bumper to bumper services, including oil changes, preventative maintenance, and most all repairs. Services and repairs in the authorized Napa Auto Care Centers are backed with 24-month and 24,000-mile warranties. During repairs guests relax in waiting rooms stocked with computer stations and free WiFi or take advantage of complimentary rides home should their car beg to spend the night. Sallas’ commitment to cars is rivaled only by its commitment to the community; the shop has supported numerous organizations ranging from the US military to local athletic programs.