Established in Vernon, BC, Kal Tire has six decades of service under its belt and more than 240 locations across Canada. The independent shop's many different brands of tires - including brands like Nokian, Michelin, and Bridgestone - keep cars, SUVs, semis, and even mining trucks running in all weather conditions. Its collection of shiny custom wheels brings class to once-drab jalopies. And its professional technicians keep highways safe and cars and trucks running smoothly by handling everything from routine air-pressure checks and alignments to brake-pad and shock replacements.
PureSteam.co's technicians clean everything from cars, SUVs, and boats to sofas, armchairs, and mattresses with hot vapour from eco-friendly steam-cleaning equipment. Heat from the steam helps to sanitise and deodorise vehicles and furniture while cleaning. The process not only avoids the use of chemicals, but also requires less than a gallon of water per car wash.
Together with his wife Anita, Kevin Tierney has expanded his once-humble shop to 3,600 square feet, outfitting it with the latest equipment for maintaining services and repairs of all makes and models. As a result of his dedication, each technician under his charge must undergo 128 hours of training each year and subsist entirely on a diet of oil and socket wrenches. All repairs performed include a 24-Month/40,000km repair warranty on parts and labour.
Licensed mechanic Raymond Kwan knows Honda and Acura vehicles inside and out—he worked at a Honda dealership for a decade. Nowadays, his knowledge of the two automakers is on display at his own shop, Onion Auto Service. There, he and his staff duck below the hood during maintenance services such as oil changes, computer diagnostics, and brake and tire repairs.
Precision Auto Tech keeps vehicles in peak condition, offering services backed by owner George Castiglia's pledge to conduct business with integrity and professionalism. Castiglia and his team astutely diagnose and mend issues relating to brakes, transmissions, and the various systems that keep cars from turning into four-door pumpkins after midnight. In addition to tune-ups and repairs, the automotive technicians also welcome vehicles in for routine maintenance procedures such as oil changes.
From waxing to tinting, Pearl Auto Care caters to all car-care needs under one roof. Experienced detailers hand wash vehicles and preserve paint's lustre with Meguiar’s wax before vacuuming and wiping down interiors. Solar Gard films stop harmful UV rays from damaging upholstery and prevent leering bikers from making bobbleheads blush. The shop's technicians also outfit rides with sound, video and GPS systems by Clarion, JL Audio, and Viper.
Pearl Auto Care will also install remote car starters in vehicles to prevent having to dwell in biting cold of winter.