Automotive in Tuckahoe

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Sun Block, Inc.'s professional tinting technicians prevent harmful UV rays and offensive glare from creeping into homes, businesses, and automobiles using sheets of film that arrive fresh from the CPFilms factory in Martinsville, Virginia. Each uniformed installer boasts the backing of annual quality tests as well as certification from the International Window Film Association and Worshipful Company of Shadesmiths. With these qualifications, they can beautify building windowpanes and car windshields, reduce HVAC costs, and help autos and homes stay comfortable on the inside.

11700 Midlothian Turnpike
Midlothian,
VA
US

The technicians at Extremes Mobile Detailing purify all roadsters—from giant Land Rovers to sleek sports cars—in the comfort of their owners' driveways with an array of personalized services. When they aren't detailing autos inside and out, they cover windows with tint, install stereos, and adorn vehicular waistlines with tummy-trimming pinstripes.

26361 Hill Road
Ruther Glen,
VA
US

With participating locations nationwide, Auto Care Special lets customers reach out to their local garages for a grab bag of free and discounted maintenance services. Cards may be redeemed for multiple vehicles over the course of one year for services such as oil changes, safety inspections, and engine-light diagnoses. Those who move or create alter-egos over the course of the year can scan the locations page for participating garages in their new cities of residence to receive a complimentary maintenance bundle.

111 South Washington Highway
Ashland,
VA
US

More than thirty years ago, Darrel Neilson entered the auto industry as a muffler and exhaust specialist. Now, he and his master techs are full-fledged car doctors who offer services that repair everything from air conditioners and radiators to brakes and alternators across seven locations. They also document all of their findings in their computer system to diagnose automotive ailments with ease.

3621 Jefferson Davis Highway
Richmond,
VA
US

Readers of Richmond magazine have voted Car Pool Car Wash the Best Car Washing/Detailing business in the city multiple times over the last decade. Stepping into one of its facilities, it?s easy to see why. In addition to making autos look and feel like royalty, Car Pool Car Wash also cultivates a stress-free environment with sleek waiting rooms that resemble modern hotel lobbies and emit free WiFi. After grabbing a complimentary cup of coffee and receding into plush leather chairs, visitors are served a visual feast that may include floor-to-ceiling windows or a stone fireplace. Rocking chairs outside of the car wash enable car owners to wait under the open sky while flipping through a book or magazine.

Locally owned and operated since 1977, the automotive salon company has focused on advanced car-cleaning methods while expanding its outreach to include six full-service wash facilities, two exterior-only wash facilities, and a full-service detail shop. Many of the car wash's specialty packages cater to specific vehicle needs such as comprehensive interior cleaning or professional exterior waxing, services that enlist products from Simoniz and Rain-X to safeguard paint jobs.

Car Pool Car Wash strengthens its bond with repeat customers through its frequency rewards program, which makes participants eligible for future discounts after they sign up online or in person. The shop also carries Duck Bucks gift cards that allow recipients to prepay for regular car washes. In their efforts to foster a tightly knit community, the owners of Car Pool Car Wash regularly support local charities and organizations in their initiatives.

11950 W Broad St
Richmond,
VA
US

Since its founding in 1978, the international quick-lube franchise Grease Monkey has maintained its focus on speedy treatments and a detail-oriented approach to auto care. Shop technicians tune up rides with services such as air-conditioning repair, air-filter replacement, and fuel- and emissions-system cleaning. Grease Monkey's signature service, though, is its full-service oil change. After replacing a vehicle's lubricant with GF-5 or re-refined motor oil, technicians perform an entire review of its maintenance needs, referencing the owner's manual and the wise hermit living in the trunk.

3308 N Boulevard
Richmond,
VA
US