Though jets of foam and spinning brushes are effective at removing the majority of grime from cars, it takes the gentle and precise attention of the human hand to render chassis completely clean. Centereach Hand Wash & Detail Center’s technicians lend their dexterous mitts toward each visitor’s auto as they towel dry mirrors, wipe down dashes, and discreetly pick mailboxes out of grills. The shop also offers detailing services, which include such amenities as leather conditioning and chrome polishing. Active for more than 45 years, the center’s recently remodeled home invites drivers in with refreshed facades and an interior viewing area stocked with automotive necessities.
Technology and humanity work seamlessly together at Island Car Wash. The facility's cleaning tunnel contains a variety of modern cleaning systems such as wheel blasters and water-recycling systems that ensure each car leaves sparkling clean. No matter how advanced the technology may be, human hands finish the job washing windows, dusting interiors, towel drying, using rug beaters, and vacuuming to ensure autos receive the most in-depth of cleanings.
After successfully running a one-pump gas station and repair shop for 15 years, husband-and-wife team Michael and Barbara knew it was time to expand. So, in 1997 they moved to a larger station in town, and began vending Gulf Gas to their loyal Yaphank customers. Today, the duo and their daughter Kimberly still helm ABM Automotive Service Center, where they oversee a crew of ASE-certified technicians, who put autos through the wringer with skillful maintenance services. They change engines’ dirty oil or diapers, toss away sullied filters, and rotate tires, all while ensuring the cars’ systems are running smoothly.
More than 20 years after opening, John's Auto Repair is still breathing life into the community's cars. Its ASE-certified technicians have all kinds of automotive services up their sleeves and can identify problems on foreign and domestic cars. Furthermore, an International Automotive Technicians Network membership lets them tap into the internal-combustion brains of tens of thousands of automotive technicians around the world. The shop's free local shuttle service offers drivers the chance to catch a ride home instead of waiting around for repairs
Whether steering a white limo away from wedding receptions, opening the door of a town car to drop off passengers at the airport, or guiding a wet-bar-equipped party bus to local hot spots, Main Street Limousine's uniformed chauffeurs are always professional. Each sound-proofed car in their fleet features an intercom system so the driver can suggest potential party stops or reassure time travelers they'll catch their future self at the airport in the nick of time.
Drawing on half a century of automotive service, Midas helps drivers to prolong vehicle vigor with factory-recommended maintenance services. Mechanics pop car hoods to perform oil changes with standard and temperature-durable synthetic solutions, taking time to inspect belts, hoses, fluids, and the air conditioner's resident penguin. Armed with EPA- and CARB-complying catalytic converters, the staff helps to shrink harmful emissions during muffler and exhaust-system checks. Trained technicians augment brake services with lifetime guarantees and curate healthy, evenly worn tires with rotations or replacements from Goodyear, Michelin, Firestone, and Bridgestone.