At Diamond Finish Car Wash & Detail Center, cleaning technicians and detailing crews scour cars’ insides and outsides with a spectrum of wash and detailing packages. Armed with environmentally friendly soaps, triple-foam polish, and clear-coat protectant, the team scrubs exteriors and locks in shine, backing its work with a clean-car guarantee, which gives car owners a repeat exterior wash for $3 should cars get dirty before two days have passed. A spacious gift shop chock-full of trinkets, greeting cards, and novelty mechanic coveralls whiles away drivers’ time as they await their rides.
All Seasons Car Wash & Detail Service Center inhabits an edifice built as a car-wash facility more than a half-century ago. When the All Seasons team moved in, it upgraded the facility with an automatic track and a wash system that gently spritzes cars with hot water, improving on the age-old method of burying them in snow and waiting for the snow to melt. The ultra-modern wash machine further luxuriates rides with optional upgrades including vacuuming, window cleaning, waxing, and underbelly scrubs. To finish the car wash, the track rolls sedans beneath an automatic dryer to wick away water droplets and mat down any windshield wipers with cowlicks. All Seasons’ auto experts also specialize in detailing services, such as shampooing, hand waxing, and buffing.
Family owned and operated since 1954, A&A Royal Auto Trim stocks a garage full of deft mechanics and technicians who accessorize, clean, and upholster vehicles. Window tinters with more than 10 years of experience apply UV ray–deflecting film to portholes, and experienced detailers revive upholstery, upgrade electronics, and scrub auto bodies from inside a full-service shop. A&A Royal Auto Trim offers its services to all vehicular makes and models including classic cars, custom builds, and family-band tour buses.
From more than 350 facilities in six countries, Precision Tune Auto Care has spent the last three decades keeping more than 2.5 million vehicles on the road with an array of maintenance and auto-repair services. Professionally trained mechanics lube engines with signature precision oil changes, rotate tires to ensure even tread wear, repair busted brakes, and test spark plugs to safeguard against ignition failure during dramatic drive-thru getaways. Whether performing complicated services on fuel-injection and cooling systems or simply aligning tires, the mechanics back all their services with a 12-month, 12,000-mile warranty.
Named the best carwash by CityVoter in 2009, V.I.P. Car Wash restores radiance to road-weary wagons with an uncanny attention to detail. Each V.I.P. wash ferries besmirched buggies through a sudsy sluicing that cleans with softened water to protect the paint and avoid hard-water stains. After cleaning the hood, roof, windows, and doors, the automated sprayers focus on ridding salt and grime from the underbody before applying a rust inhibitor just like a relaxing robot spa treatment. Next, a clear coat conditioner and protectant are applied before a shiny smothering of tri-poly foam polish leaves a glassy coat that’s slick enough to impress dolphins. Rubbery road donuts are treated to a wheel brightener and tire dressing.
The trill of an air wrench. The falsetto song of a squeegee against glass. The sounds of a stock-car repair pit drift from JC's Speedy Lube, where crews work to focus that same level of efficiency on vehicles returning to the road. Along with expeditious oil changes, mechanics perform light mechanical work and employ Genisys scanners to diagnose future problems. Visitors wait for their steel steeds to return to them, passing the time in a waiting area with free WiFi, a flat-screen TV, and steaming cups of Keurig coffee. JC's Speedy Lube also collects an ever-changing stable of used cars, which wow prospective owners with low mileage numbers and past owners who never drove them very far back in time.