ChiTown PartyBus’s four tiers of party transportation envelop guests in a private, mobile club as they make their way to bachelor parties, sporting events, or nights out on the town. Equipped with dance poles, the glow of disco lights, and a thumping stereo blasting CDs or iPod tunes of choice, buses plant the seeds for exciting evenings behind tinted windows that shield indoor escapades from nosy traffic cameras. Each bus’s plush, limo-style seating encourages guests to relax while their BYOB drinks chill in the onboard bar, which comes stocked with ice, cups, and napkins to lubricate the party experience.
Mobile Wash and Detail and Deck Refinishing wield power washers to blast houses, decks, and walkways clean and free of mold and mildew. They can also use pressure cleaners to abolish grit and grime from trucks and garage floors. With a lighter touch, they offer complete interior and exterior automotive detailing as well.
Over the past 20 years, SuperGlass Windshield Repair locations have cropped up across the United States like water drops on a windshield. This ubiquity, combined with their mobile automotive services that bring glass and headlight repair straight to homes and offices, helped earn the company a ranking of #157 on Entrepreneur magazine’s 2012 list of Top 500 Franchises. SuperGlass's signature windshield-repair system combines precise pressure increments, vacuum pressure, and a special SuperGlass resin to restore transparency and strength to glass. Clients can also solicit a skilled technician for an acrylic restoration that rehabs headlights yellowed by UV exposure or failed attempts to jump a swimming pool full of mustard.
With more than 175 locations nationwide and more than 35 years in the business, Car-X Tire & Auto has earned a prime spot in the parking garage of quality car care and customer service. Started in 1971 by a team of seasoned muffler-shop owners, the service centers have blossomed from their beginnings as specialty exhaust shops to providers of nearly any repair or maintenance service imaginable, from installing performance-enhancing accessories to treating cars to therapeutic trust falls. In addition to promoting safety and long, healthy engine life with brake services and speedy oil changes, Car-X reaches out to the surrounding community with regular philanthropic activities, such as recycling drives and participation in the American Heart Association’s Heart Walk.
Wise Wash takes the time to wash vehicles by hand, ensuring that roadsters are scoured inside and out and returned to owners clean enough to fry an egg on. To instill a little extra sparkle, the shop provides full detail and waxing services, as well as à la carte upgrades such as carpet shampooing, leather conditioning, and coats of Rain-X or windshield protector. Wise Wash also caters to busy drivers with all-day service, easy in-and-out bays, and complimentary pickup and delivery.
The professionally trained drivers at A1 American Limousine chauffer passengers in a fleet of fancy carriages, easing airport transit or spicing up special events. Luxury sedans whisk travelers to O'Hare or Midway from downtown ($65 to/from either airport) and suburban destinations, such as Oak Forest ($70 to/from either airport), Park Ridge ($40 to/from O'Hare; $60 to/from Midway), and Deerfield ($45 to/from O'Hare; $70 to/from Midway). To sooth stresses after long flights, clients can opt for shuttle service from either airport to a destination of their choosing. When patrons touchdown, car conductors will be waiting in terminals with signs showcasing the passenger's name and a sketch of what the driver imagines the customer to look like. Once the sign attracts the proper person, the chauffer will carry the client's cargo to the car, and motor off to the specified destination. Even though the prices listed are base prices, customers should call ahead for personalized rates.