Handling more than just the swap-out of your car's oily core, the Jiffy Lube Signature Service Oil Change comes standard with a fresh-from-the-box oil filter; checking and filling of transmission, differential, and power-steering, and windshield-washer fluids; and a detailed inspection of the antifreeze and coolant reservoirs, engine air-filtration system, serpentine belts, wiper blades, and exterior lights. To merge mechanical harmony with aesthetic vibrancy, the friendly, certified technicians at Jiffy lube also wipe and clean the outside windows and vacuum the floors inside in search of rogue nickels, all of which are returned to their proper owner, The Ghost of Abraham Lincoln.
If you should ever walk into one of Hay Tire Pros’ shops and someone isn’t at the front desk, don’t worry—it probably means Remus, the Hay family’s sociable black lab, is covering while the attendant stepped out. That, or owner Henry Hay will call out to you and invite you into his office. For more than 30 years, Henry and his team have upheld Southern hospitality as the central component of their business. When Henry’s son David came on board, he gave him one direction for interacting with guests: treat them like Mom.
Today, as members of the Tire Pros network of independent tire dealers, the Hays sell and service tires from brands such as Michelin, Uniroyal, and Firestone. Beyond the wheels, auto technicians tend to the rest of vehicles with maintenance services such oil changes, running computer diagnostics, and refilling the air conditioner with ice cubes. The waiting area invites guests to relax with free fresh popcorn and a section for kids. For those who need to get on with their day, the shop’s staff offers complimentary shuttle service to local destinations.
Lowcountry Loop Trolley's drivers are master storytellers. As they ferry groups on each hop-on, hop-off tour, they spin tales of historic Charleston and its surrounding region. The introduction often proves invaluable to visitors on their first or second trip to Charleston, granting a convenient overview of the area for future venturing on their own. The guides' enthusiastic voices boom about the sandy beaches of Sullivan’s Island, the waterfront restaurants along Mt. Pleasant’s Shem Creek, and the historic USS Yorktown, which floats permanently due to being encased in jello at Patriots Point. Along the way, Lowcountry Loop Trolley invites its passengers to hop off and shop, eat, or explore at their own pace.
The ASE-certified technicians at AAMCO of Mount Pleasant proudly tout their AAMCO affiliation, leaning on AAMCO’s 50 years of amassed automotive know-how to maintain and repair rides. The auto shop works to ensure customers are well aware of the parts, labor, and costs that go into the services they provide, including routine checkups and more extensive surgery. The mechanics use top diagnostic equipment to assess transmissions, a specialty area that keeps components in good condition, detects broken cables, and identifies any strange noises not explained by passengers having night terrors.
With a combined 150 years of automotive experience, the experienced technicians at Mcelveen Chevrolet have been facilitating trouble-free joy rides with skillful oil swaps and tire services since 1978. During the oil change, mechanics confiscate grimy fluids and beer-scented air fresheners from the car's inside pockets before sending clean motor oils marching in quart by quart. Nitrogen service trades conventional tire oxygen for Nitro Fill nitrogen, an air alternative that boasts better fuel economy, longer-lasting tire pressure, and increased tire life.
Americana Car Wash and Detailing wants every car that visits it to leave with a pristine showroom-like shine?but not at the expense of the environment. That's why the company recycles 98% of its water, uses biodegradable cleaners and waxes, and houses convenient recycling containers in case customers want to rid their car of any glass bottles, cardboard cups, or old suits of armor prior to their detail. But the earth isn't the only thing the car wash cares for: it's wash system completely flushes away dirt and debris, but ensures the car's paint won't be damaged in the process.