For more than 20 years, GotCarWash.com has been providing unlimited car washes to customers nationwide through its innovative membership program. Online clients simply browse a list of
locations?more than 100 in California alone?and sign up for unlimited cleanings at the most accessible one. But regardless of which location they choose, they can rest assured that their car will be bathed by professionals wielding only the highest quality cleaning products on the market. The teams strip away grime with biodegradable shampoos and cleansers, as well as top-notch formulas, including a special closed-cell Envirosoft Foam, a cleansing foam designed not to scratch exteriors.
The cleansing arsenal also includes products like ArmorAll Professional, Mequiar, Blue Coral, and Rain-X?all of which work to protect the car's finish from harsh environmental factors and any birds that decide to hold tap dance practice on its hood.
A First Impression renews homes with new carpets, upholstery, and bedding and has been featured in the Los Angeles Daily News for its ability to revitalize furniture. Much like a shape-shifting silver dollar, A First Impression’s custom projects vary in price, but pricing starts at $45 per hour for labor plus the cost of materials. Line foot highways in new floor fur, choosing from more than 15 brands. The cost of carpet is $19.95 per yard, which includes installation and 7-pound padding. Homeowners can also redecorate rooms with drapes ($58 for a 2’ window including installation), reupholstered dining-room chairs ($35 each), sofas ($99/ft. plus a flat labor rate of $99), or custom sheets, comforters, and pillowcases ($45/hour for labor, material costs vary).
American Luxury Limousine's large fleet has been transporting people to special and everyday occasions—be it a college shindig or a business meeting—for more than 27 years. Professional drivers chauffeur bridal parties in style, pulling up to weddings in shiny stretch Hummers, party buses, and Lincoln Town Cars. They also offer leisurely wine tours of the Santa Monica Mountains to acquaint oenophiles with local varietals, and they host bachelorette parties to put an appropriately epic period on the end of a bride’s single life.
Watershed Auto Care?s licensed and insured detailers remove the gritty wear of the road from cars, trucks, SUVs, and vans. They achieve that goal by pampering exteriors with lamb-wool-mitt hand washes and using their own brand of car-wash shampoo with wax that emulsifies grime and imbues shine. With elbow grease and specialized products, they can also rid autos of major swirls, surface scratches, and paint imperfections. Interiors receive equal attention, including conditioning of vinyl. Once vehicles have been thoroughly waxed, the crew can further enhance appearances with window tinting.
Convenience is key at Xpress Lube Service Center, whose three locations offer drive-through oil changes that require no appointment. Each location is staffed with trained technicians who replace old oil with regular, synthetic, or specialty high-mileage or green motor oil. Other automotive services include engine flushes, fuel-injection servicing, and transmission services.
Whether they roll in under their own power or hitch a ride on the shop’s towing and transport trucks, cars head to Iron Horse Auto Body for restorative appointments with the team of seasoned repair techs. Mechanics roll up their sleeves and roll out polishes and power tools as they repair dented fenders, restore chipped-off paint, buff exteriors until they shine, and perform other rejuvenating auto services. They also repair and repaint motorcycles dented in collisions or faded by the shadows of Shriners’ fezzes.