Most auto-repair shops fail to list employee bios on their websites. Auto Repairs R "Wee" gladly provides background information about its crew of licensed technicians, or "car doctors." Of the garage's small staff, notable members include owner Wee Wong, a stickler for customer satisfaction, and his business partner, Brian Parks, who has more than 30 years of automobile-repair experience. After a free estimate, a technician takes into account an automobile's history and food allergies before diagnosing or treating the problem. Services range from small to large and include oil changes, wheel alignment, and CV-boot replacement. Free courtesy cars and a shuttle are available to customers, and all services are guaranteed.
Brian Jessel Autohaus is a local port of call for high-performance European vehicles. Its showroom stocks shiny, high-octane roadsters from BMW, Audi, and Mercedes-Benz. The team of certified and factory-trained technicians preps each vehicle for sale with an extensive 50-point safety inspection and can also supercharge vehicles for speed with KW suspension systems, Toyo tires, and Akrapovic exhaust units. To keep vehicles looking their best, the dealership’s auto spa pampers rides with heaps of hand wax, gentle chamois drying, detailing of doorjambs, and tar removal.
Stepping out on the showroom floor and being labelled as "used goods" can be the most frightening experience in a car's life. When local dealerships are prepping cars for their big day, they call on Dynamic Shine Ltd., whose technicians—many of whom have been with the company for more than a decade—have been preserving vehicles for more 25 years with a blend of detailing packages and protective services.
ESS Auto Couture & Spa restores vehicles to a pristine state, both inside and out, with a slew of high-end automotive spa services. The mini interior and exterior cleaning gussies up rides with an exterior hand wash, door-jamb cleaning, and window washing. Inside, vacuums inhale old french fries and cosmic dust dwelling in trunks and cabins, and a thorough wipe-down restores lustre to dashboards and seats. Finally, ESS slathers on tire dressing, gives rims a good flossing, and applies a protective Rain-X treatment. The showroom detail prepares cars to rock streets or heavily fortified fashion runways with an exterior hand wash that desmudges spattered surfaces and an engine cleaning that degunks horsepower housings. A Clay Bar treatment gently pulls embedded debris from the paint, readying freshly smoothed surfaces for a color-reviving polish and weather-shielding wax. Workers also clean door jambs, polish rims, and dress tires in yearbook-ready sweater vests. Interiors receive equal attention, as ESS steam cleans carpets, mats, and seats and treats leather interiors to a thorough scrub and a coat of protective conditioner.