A 100-foot screen illuminates a home theater. Custom speaker enclosures pump music into DJ Pauly D's Mercedes Benz. Neon-green LED panels set a John Deere Gator XUV aglow. If it has a screen, speakers, or both, chances are Sound FX's technicians can customize it into something that dazzles the senses. Working with brands such as Rockford Fosgate, Control4, and Alpine, technicians outfit homes with high-tech gadgetry such as integrated remote-control programs that can control your television, lights, blinds, army of clones, and stereo system from a single console. They bring a similar blend of creativity and practicality to automobiles, installing equipment such as backup cameras and remote starters.
For the past 30 years, New England Tire Car Care Centers' family of ASE-certified technicians have been rejuvenating weary road warriors with services ranging from oil changes to computerized engine diagnostics. The team, while well versed in all manner of automotive maintenance, specializes in wheel care, ensuring true tracking and even tread wear with careful balancing, alignment, and rotation of the wheels. And, since their five locations are within Olympic-record-stone-throwing distance of their tire warehouse, the technicians have ready access to an extensive stock of seasonal and task-specific treads from Dunlop and Goodyear.
For over 15 years, Extreme Reconditioning has beautified the interiors and exteriors of vehicles with touchups, details, and customized decorative projects. Highly trained technicians meticulously clean the ins and outs of cars, trucks, and SUVs at the shop, or travel to clients' homes or places of work to buff, wax, and vacuum vehicles at the customers' convenience. In addition to shampooing rugs, conditioning leather, and protecting paint with impenetrable Teflon shields, Extreme Reconditioning adds decorative pinstripes to cars and trucks, scientifically proven to make gullible onlookers believe that they make the car go faster.
For the past 10 years, the technicians at Top Notch Auto Detailing, LLC have restored sleek showroom luster to cars ranging from workhorse Fords to show horse Ferraris. No matter the make, model, or condition, the techs complete full-body details in a timely three to four hours, sparing no step in the process. Their three-step paint restoration process erases signs of wear—including rust, wax, and scratches—from cars, trucks, SUVs, and motorcycles. They seal in that shine with polish sessions conducted with both machine precision and old-fashioned elbow grease. Their quality standards don’t dip when it comes to interiors; once inside, techs condition leather and vinyl and treat soft surfaces such as floor mats or napping dogs with a deodorizer.
In addition to cleaning cars inside and out, the auto-care team is well-versed in minor repairs including headlight restoration and rust removal. They also bang out dents that don’t need any new paint, allowing car owners to maintain the fiction that they do not, in fact, live in the parking lot behind the baseball field.