The fully insured staff at Precise Auto Detail tends to vehicles in-house and at customers’ locations, augmenting the convenience of their services with complimentary vehicle pickup and drop-off services. Technicians retrieve rides from driveways while clients are busy at work, then deluge autos with precisely heated water and return them safely to homesteads lickity split before pistons have the chance to develop abandonment issues. Drivers can also drop off their vehicles, or enlist the shop’s self-powered mobile unit to cater to undercarriages on the spot. Outside the realm of everyday autos, Precise Auto Detail staff members lend their talents to other modes of transport including motorcycles, boats, and RVs.
Cars line up outside Complete Car Wash, awaiting their turn to duck under the blue awning and into the automated tunnel. Therein, wash packages lavish cars with triple-foam polish, Rain-X, Simoniz paint sealant, and other products. Technicians then step inside to clean floor mats and spritz air freshener. Complete Car Wash also details rides, waxing surfaces by hand and giving upholstered seats shampoo mohawks. In the new indoor waiting room, a plush, leather couch and flat-screen televisions keep drivers comfortable as they await their cars' return.
The sign in front of Manhasset Hand Wash & Detail Center reads "100% Hand Car Wash," a tip of the cap to the old-fashioned service its technicians provide. From inside a full-service car wash tunnel, they draw on Rain-X products and Rosie the Riveter-levels of elbow grease to administer tiered hand-wash packages each named in tribute to the East Coast, such as the Bay Breeze Wash and Light House Wash. The staff works under the gaze of Elvis Presley and vintage automobiles, thanks to a wall-sized art piece designed like a strip of black-and-white film. As cars receive a hose blast from the past, their owners wait in a modern shop filled with automotive accessories, including a Technicolor forest of air fresheners.
The automotive specialists at Gold Coast AutoSpa transform cars from shoddy to showroom ready with expert repair and detailing services available by appointment, 24/7. Wielding high-quality cleaning agents, the team details cars, trucks, RVs, motorcycles, and boats in their garage or onsite with a mobile unit at their disposal. Detail packages range from basic face-lifts that touch up insides and shine outsides with carnauba wax to advanced car makeovers that delve into cars’ every nook and cranny to rid them of dirt and grime. Gold Coast AutoSpa also specializes in customization services such as window tinting, decals, and horns that scream your initials.
Seven days a week, the technicians at Little Neck Car Wash can be found enhancing automated washes with finishing touches, such as hot sealer wax and Wheel Brite. During full-service details auto interiors can be likewise purged of dust and grime as vacuums suck up loose debris, shampoos purge carpet piles of set-in soil, and special leather cleaners leave seats clean and supple. The techs can also treat scratches, tar, and extra-dirty upholstery with compound cleaning methods, and restore shine with a hand wax or hearty coating of cooking spray.
The skilled staff at Five Corners takes care to bring out your ride's natural beauty. Unlike competitor car washes, who use porcupine brushes and battery acid, Five Corners hand washes your vehicle using gentle, ecologically conscious products. A thorough cleaning of automobile innards removes fossilized fries and lingering reminders of straw-slurp failures, and the outside cleaning includes a high-pressure poly-glaze wax—a Teflon-fortified wax that preserves your exterior finish. A tire dressing imbues wheels with a fierce fashion sense and runway-worthy strut. Lastly, a pressure sprayer applies a silicone-based body gloss by Simoniz, coating your ride in a silky smooth protective casing capable of deflecting short-sighted flies and pigeon parting gifts.