For more than 35 years, the highly trained technicians at Precision Tune Auto Care have been the sworn enemy of check-engine lights around the globe, battling auto troubles with a full array of maintenance and repair services. They tackle problems both cosmetic and mechanical on sedans, SUVs, minivans, and even hybrids, which require special care since they’re half car and half human. From 350 locations in six countries, these car clinicians hone their expertise by servicing 2.5 million vehicles each year.
Carlson Auto Woodbury is an Automotive Service Excellence–certified repair facility that services all domestic vehicles. It also staffs foreign-car specialists to give proper attention to imports like Hondas, Volkswagens, and Toyotas. Technicians here undergo 12 hours of training per quarter and have access to master lists of specs, vehicle histories, and repair information. With this knowledge and training, they offer many services, including engine work, transmission-and-brake repairs, and factory-recommended maintenance.
Though she became a hypnotherapist to beat smoking, Katie Evans soon realized that her goal was a half-measure. She recognized a potential for weight loss in hypnosis that she hadn't seen in her several dieting attempts, which had all petered out due to lack of motivation. By harnessing the power of suggestion, she established a program that works by treating clients from within the subconscious, rather than by trying to dictate their actions from the outside.
The Living Lite Hypnosis Centers' weight-loss program strives to adjust how participants view and plan their meals. The soothing hypnosis sessions combat resigned attitudes and familiar cravings, aiming to replace them with confidence and an intuitive preference for wholesome foods. The seminars also serve to debunk popular myths about hypnosis, including that it causes amnesia or that it was invented by the first grandfather clock. Living Lite has a catalogue of hypnosis recordings available for those individuals who are excited about using hypnosis in an effort to engage more of their mind for their specific purpose.
At Total Car Care, a team of ASE-certified master auto technicians tends to vehicles with a range of repair and maintenance services. The team is adept in all manner of scheduled and emergency work, including routine oil changes and complete engine overhauls.
The technicians at World's Best Detailing Center stand at the ready seven days a week to purify dirty cars with an arsenal of cleaners and shampoos. For cars that need a quick bath before a hot date with a radar gun, the repertoire of hand washes starts out at a basic towel-dry and ramps up to lavish autos with such treats as dash detailing, hand waxing, and complimentary oil tastings. Staffers also tackle larger projects with extensive interior and exterior detailing packages. On the inside, seats bask in a deep shampoo and leather and vinyl surfaces are left shiny and conditioned. Meanwhile, technicians use high-speed buffers to coax a brilliant shine from exterior paint, detail the chrome by hand, and delve into the engine compartment to evict excess grease.
Having opened nearly 900 locations in the United States since its inception in 1972, Meineke Car Care Center's steadfast staff revamps vehicles during a slew of automotive maintenance and repair services. Meineke's technicians will drain oil laden with built-up impurities or 3,000 miles of emotional baggage, or outfit rides with new brakes, batteries, tires, or mufflers. For customers' convenience, Meineke is open in the early morning, in the early evening, and on Saturday.
Originally founded in 1959 by Kurt Ziebart as Ziebart International Corp., Ziebart has morphed from an auto-rust-prevention outfit into a full-service auto accessory and detail shop that has cropped up at some 400 locations in 30 countries. Performing everything from window tinting and professional detailing to electronics installation, Ziebart's experienced staff cares for cars with high-end products, including seasonal paint protectant and the company’s renowned rust inhibitors. To protect cars inside and out, Ziebart technicians also install accouterments such as alarm systems to thwart thieves and sunroofs to thwart unflattering film negatives from processing correctly (services may vary by location).