Offering four wash levels, Spirit of America Car Wash's automatic wash tunnels groom vehicles for shiny driving 24 hours a day, 365 days per year with Green Line Solutions products. They scour cars with Formula 575, a two-step cleaner that protects the environment with a low pH level and a dearth of harmful ingredients while safeguarding noses with a fresh citrus scent. A proud member of the Chicagoland Carwash Association and the International Carwash Association, Spirit of America scrubs mobile habitats and sturdy parade floats across the greater Chicagoland area with six locations.
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 ? 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 car-detailing technicians at Three Oaks Carwash have been shining up rides for more than 30 years. During interior detailing sessions, the team tidies dashboards, consoles, and carpets and makes leather upholstery as soft and smooth as a kitten singing Al Green songs. Armed with products by Meguire's, the team scrubs down exteriors and extends the life of paint with high-speed foam polishers and paint sealant.
In 1988, a small franchise of Super Wash—a car wash megachain with over 500 locations in several states—opened in South Elgin, IL. Over the years, car wash technology progressed, inspiring founder and president Mark Bohne to strike out on his own and found Pro Wash Express. Today, Pro Wash Express locations in South Elgin and Elgin provide customers with convenient self-service and automatic car-washing options 24 hours a day.
At three self-serve car wash bays, customers can customize their car wash with options including pre-soak, soap, rinse, polish, and spot-free rinse. Two touchless auto-bays leave cars spotless in under three minutes and feature four cleaning options calibrated to tackle cars afflicted by extreme dirt, bug guts, and remnants of the Boston Molasses Disaster. Customers can save time by using Pro Wash Express’ prepaid tokens and cards for both self-serve and auto-bay car washes.
It all began with a 1998 BMW 328i. As lifelong car enthusiast Ivan Rajic learned how to care for his prized vehicle, he discovered that proper auto maintenance involves much more than a simple wash and wax. His research and experimentation with detailing products and techniques led him to found LUSTR Auto Detail in 2007. He emphasizes quality over quantity, spending up to a full day perfecting each vehicle from the inside out. Whether he is preparing a Ferrari for an auto show with concours-level services or treating a well-traveled minivan to a basic exterior detail, Rajic approaches each vehicle with care and respect. He employs only pH-balanced shampoos, nonacidic wheel cleaners, and soft-sheepskin wash mitts to leave cars clean enough to host high tea during rush hour.
At Golf Rose Car Wash, high-powered vacuums whisk away interior dirt while towels fan back and forth to create a sleek, shimmering exterior. In operation for over 45 years, the family-operated establishment offers speedy automated washes as well as more time-intensive detailing services The foaming suds of triple foam protectants eat away at surface dirt and road grime while technicians spritz on wheel brite and leave windows streak free.