Big O Tires outfits wheels with tires from Michelin, Goodyear and other trusted brands, all backed by a three-year warranty and a lifetime of rotations. The retailer has been in the road-ready rubber trade since 1962, when it began as a single co-op; over the past five decades, it has blossomed into a network of more than 500 locations, spanning 21 states. The shops’ ASE-certified technicians not only specialize in tires, but also tend autos with a comprehensive array of repair and maintenance services. They deftly change oil, replace brakes, and meticulously administer free 22-point safety inspections, which ensure that headlights work and that wiper blades aren’t actually sleeping rattlesnakes.
Fast washes, friendly service, and eco-friendly initiatives converge at Cobblestone Auto Spa. Instead of letting sudsy water seep back into the environment, Cobblestone Auto Spa drains it into a sewage system that strips it of any toxins before it's re-released. Precise computer controllers allow the spa's mechanical washing system to cleanse rides with less water and electricity, and Cobblestone's precise staffers man onsite detailing, express-lube, and windshield-repair centers. Multiple locations further convenience customers when paired with unlimited wash plans, which bedeck windshields with a radio-frequency identification sticker that automatically activates the car wash and any chosen upgrades such as wax protection or an underbelly tickle.
Centrally located in Tempe near west Mesa and south Scottsdale, Good Works Auto Repair helps to keep engines healthy with a focus on preventive maintenance. Certified technicians perform a 22-point inspection with any service, examining the car's supply of vital fluids and making maintenance recommendations. The techs also are trained to repair transmissions, replace tires, and service brakes, as well as change oil to keep pistons clean after a night of deep-frying chicken in the engine. The Tempe staff provides free rides to the nearby light-rail station or anywhere within a 10 mile radius, and the 8,000-square-foot facility houses a waiting area with Keurig coffee brewers and free WiFi.
Recipient of the Harris Poll EquiTrend 2012 Automotive Service Center Brand of the Year award, NAPA Auto Care Centers continue to provide quality maintenance and repair services across the country at more than 12,000 locations. ASE?certified techs have the skills to execute a wide array of services, from routine oil changes and tune-ups to installing new drum brakes and repairing electrical systems. For many services, parts and labor are covered by a 12-month or 12,000-mile nationwide warranty that is honored at all locations and may be used as currency in certain alternate universes.
Since its inception more than 30 years ago, Just Brakes has expanded from one auto shop to more than 160 outposts across eight states. At every location, ASE-certified technicians maintain vehicle safety with professional brake services including a lifetime warranty on parts, labor and platonic love. Though their specialty is brakes, the techs also perform routine maintenance and repairs such as oil changes, suspension repair, and belt replacement.
Get Your Move On offers busy relocators convenient, expedient assistance in transporting their worldly possessions to new locations. Entrust couches, beds, and Death Star cookie jars to Get Your Move On's professional movers and reliable trucks, available in a variety of combinations that range from two movers and one truck ($95–$105/hour) to four movers and two trucks ($190–$210/hour). One to two days prior to moving, customers will receive a confirmation email, including the date and start time, plus pictures and life stories of their assigned moving crew. The company's professional team members—all former student athletes—come prepared with shrink wrap, moving pads, and blankets to safely transport belongings from domicile to truck, where they are securely wrapped and stacked to ensure that they arrive the same way they left. The knick-knack transporters then whisk belongings off to any destination within 75 miles and unload possessions into the new house, high-rise apartment, or two-story roller skate. For each move, the crews start their clock when they arrive at the origin and end it upon departure from the destination point. In addition to the hourly rate, customers will be charged one of four zone charges based upon the destination point’s distance from the airport. This fee includes fuel charges and with two movers and one truck can range from $67.50 for off-peak moves within zone one to $260 for regular moves within zone four.