Interstate’s armory of more than 16,000 types of batteries electrifies household gadgets, cars, and computers, defibrillating life from silent machinery. Packs of 24 Workaholic AA batteries ($12.99) set stopped clocks ticking, subdued radios blaring, and curious tongues buzzing, and watch batteries and installations ($7.95) guide owners through time crunches. Interstate’s wares also power life-preserving health and medical devices and speed-preserving vehicles, allowing car owners to travel. Power-supply experts freely dispense advice concerning purchase and maintenance in an extensive series of online articles all about batteries, allowing customers to make informed, lasting selections from the massive stock. In addition to stocking brand-new batteries, Interstate accepts used batteries for recycling and proper disposal.
Boasting a lengthy list of local clientele, Palmetto Pro Tint strives to fully meet the precise needs of every customer. Palmetto Pro Tint's skilled technicians block up to 98% of incoming heat and 99.9% of penetrating UV rays with deft window-tint installations for cars and homes. They shroud windows in top-quality SunTek films, leaving interiors unscathed by scorching temperatures, faded upholstery, or the glare coming off of the city’s new stainless-steel sidewalks.
When Sam Meineke set up shop in Houston in 1972, he focused on a single part of the car—the muffler. But over time, as his prototype picked up steam and raced across the country, he added more and more parts to the auto show. Today, his name graces more than 900 car-care centers throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, not to mention the ones in China, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, the Caribbean, and the Challenger Deep. Each outpost offers a lengthy list of maintenance and repair services and ASE-certified mechanics to make them happen. Besides keeping cars running smoothly and safely on all four of their hairless legs, the Meineke team supports Children's Miracle Network Hospitals by hosting the annual Tournament for Champions.
Hoover the Mover's professional auto caretakers sustain the well-oiled integrity of vehicles with a brief yet detailed inspection and oil change. To begin the 15–30 minute treatment, the mechanical medics swap out the oil and filter, prolonging engine life while erasing years of smoked cigarettes and grizzled voice-overs from its voice. During a thorough 27-point inspection, the technicians turn a discerning eye to the vehicle's vital systems—assuring that the brakes, lights, hoses, lines, and filters are functioning, and that GPS maps are folded properly.
For more than 30 years, Precision Tune Auto Care has helped vehicles of all sorts run smoothly with an array of maintenance and auto-repair services. Fully trained mechanics whet engine appetites with an oil change of up to five quarts of fresh car nectar and a battery charging and systems check safeguards against ignition failure (a $29.90 value). After a revitalizing summer makeover, vacationing automobiles can cruise the pavement with confidence, sporting a fresh V6-pack.