Since its inception more than 30 years ago, Just Brakes has expanded from one auto shop to more than 160 outposts across eight states. At every location, ASE-certified technicians maintain vehicle safety with the standard brake service including a lifetime warranty on parts, labor and platonic love. Though their specialty is brakes, the techs also perform routine maintenance and repairs such as oil changes, factory maintenance services, batteries, belt replacement, and fluid services.
Laketa Patrick at Healing Touch Salon & Boutique upkeeps hair with haircuts and conditioning treatments. She can straighten locks with relaxers or keratin treatments, or she can highlight hair until it’s as colorful as a peacock.
The highly trained technicians at Jiffy Lube tend to about 24 million customers each year with services such as the Jiffy Lube Signature Service Oil-Change package, which helps promote the longevity of each vehicle. Staffers acknowledge that oil plays a crucial role in maximizing the lifespan of each car—it cools the motor and helps prevent moving parts from deteriorating. More than 20,000 technicians—all of which have completed an extensive training program certified by the National Institute Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)—service vehicles at Jiffy Lube. In addition to performing oil changes, technicians offer preventative services such as air-filtration and electrical-system maintenance, among others. Jiffy Lube’s quality pledge includes a commitment to transparency, which stipulates that they will inform car owners of any necessary services, complete a service only after it has been approved, and refuse to replace windshields with saran wrap.
More than 50 years ago, Mr. Transmission's technicians performed their first fix-up job. In the half century since then, the staffers have become experts at repairing manuals, automatics, and semiautomatics. They offer maintenance for transmissions and can rebuild them more effectively than a squirrel can stash things, be they acorns or auto parts. Mr. Transmission also offers free performance checks, a nationwide warranty, and AC tune-ups.
Professional purveyors of automotive locomotion, New Era New and Used Tires keeps cars ready for the road. Technicians replace worn-down rubber with new or used tires and fix brake issues so that vehicles are ready to tackle rain-slicked streets and road races through the frosting neighborhood of Candy Land. Alignment services keep wheels trued, improving the performance and extending the life of the car.
American LubeFast proliferates the purring perfection of engines with diligent oil changes, greasing gas-gulpers with up to 5 quarts of Chevron motor oil and a new filter. Additional services aid in making the next road trip, grocery run, or demolition derby even smoother.