The clean, modern exteriors encasing Wash Barn, LLC's freshly built or remodeled car-wash locations match the sparkling autos emerging from the wash tunnels' gauntlet of foam polishes, clear coats, and Rain-X protectants. Following a thorough exterior cleaning, complimentary self-serve vacuums slurp up deep-seated floor-mat grime from more than a dozen detailing stations. Wash services at all locations come in à la carte exterior varieties and expand to include ancillary services, such as triple-foam polishes, Simoniz services, and a foam beard for each car.
Boasting numerous civic and environmental awards, Autobell Car Wash burnishes weather-beaten buggies with an array of services that restore lost luster while employing planet-friendly conservation policies. Quick and comprehensive, the full-service wash includes a full interior and exterior cleansing in 15 minutes or less. A friendly car cleanser vacuums the inside before sluicing and scrubing the outside, finishing with a hand-administered wipe down. Windows, wheels, and tires also receive a treatment. Before unleashing sexy four-wheeled supermodels to twist and turn on the asphalt runways, Autobell guarantees satisfaction or they will rewash the automobile for free.
Southern Friends CarWash's automated tunnel cranks out reinvented rides rinsed and shined by 100% recycled water and eco-friendly soaps. During each 15-minute Shine wash, soft cloths circulate cleansing foams along the car's outer shell, eviscerating dirt and accumulated pie filling with a deft, gentle touch. Rim cleaners wrestle road muck and mud from the wheel centers, and high-pressure waters disentangle grease and grime during an undercarriage wash. Next, coats of triple-foam polish and conditioner bring a glossy veneer back to the paint, as a tire shine applied by hand grants rollers top-to-bottom luster. A thorough hand dry brings the beaming ride back to a glowing state of road-readiness, complete with 24-hour rain insurance to give drivers peace of mind without forcing them to park their car in the guest room for the night.
Besmudged rides flock to Custom Whipz Auto Spa and its arsenal of sudsy soaps and glossy waxes. Seasoned technicians hose off auto exteriors and step inside for interior details, where they spruce up dirt-laden carpets and wipe down dust-caked dashboards. Cars wheel away with spotless rims and glinting windows after appointments ranging from 30-minute touchups to multiple hours of meticulous detailing.
At Luxury Wash, the first thing cars will catch in their headlamps is a hand outstretched and ready as the detailer waits, prepared to lather cars up with gobs of soap. Proudly sporting a letter of commendation from President Obama, Bentley Brandon used to be one of those detailers when he started working at the wash at age 12, sudsing up cars himself until he climbed through the ranks of management to become the current owner. Today, most of the wash’s cleaning, waxing, and detailing services are still done by hand. With painstaking precision, the staff of detailers performs interior and exterior deep cleans—protecting paints with stage-one and stage-two protective waxes, flushing out upholstery stains with shampoo, and cleaning engines with painstaking meticulousness. The company also dispatches its technicians and cleaning products to clean cars on location, whether vehicles are resting in their driveway or marching in a picket line in protest of dwindling parking-space dimensions.
The technicians at Xtreme Detailing and Auto Spa outstrip automated car washes with detailing and wash services performed by hand. They eschew bucket water in favor of spray-foam guns that coat cars entirely, loosening dirt, debris, and shrink-rayed children still clinging to exteriors, before polishing paint without leaving behind swirls or oxidation. Besides washes and more in-depth detailing measures—such as clay bar treatments and carpet shampoos—the crew also restores headlights by resurfacing lenses to remove damaged areas. While their rides receive interior and exterior makeovers, guests can relax in Xtreme's waiting area , which comes equipped with free WiFi, a television, and a children's play area.