For 30 years, Downey Hand Car Wash has employed a team of prequalified chamois slingers and auto technicians that restore motorized carriages to their showroom heydays and keep moving parts in working order. During oil changes, technicians swap out corroded oil and filters for fresh batches of lube and debris bouncers. Inspections then scrutinize over 15 points for proper function, such as belts, tires, transmissions, and hydraulic car seats. Detailing services vanquish grime from vehicles’ nethermost nooks and polish paint with a sheen-inducing finishing wax. A recycled-water system and pH-balanced products protect the environment by conserving H2O reserves and preventing harmful soapy chemicals from leaching into the soil. An outdoor waiting area sports a flat-screen TV, or patrons can enjoy the indoor oasis, which is equipped with complimentary coffee, free WiFi, and a gift shop filled with goodies to reward vehicles for good behavior during bath time.
For more than 20 years, the detail technicians at Keith Thompson Professional Detailing have tidied up motorcycles, cars, trucks, and RVs during interior and exterior detailing services. They pamper paint jobs with hand washes, hand waxes, and clay bars, and revamp interior leather surfaces with products from Lexol. Known for readying show cars for events, these technicians also tint windows and provide an overspray-removal service that cleans up excess tar, paint, asphalt, and cement dust from construction worker's roadside piñatas.
Allure Auto Detail services Los Angeles and Orange County, restoring and protecting automobiles with professional-grade, biodegradable products. During each Dressy Protector detail package, expert buggy bathers hand wash and blow-dry the car's exterior and wipe down the interior, eliminating the need for owners to learn complicated rain-and-soap dances. Techs then vacuum and shampoo carpets and clean wheel wells and tires using new microfiber towels to reach car crannies that usually evade washing. Leather conditioning prevents cracking, and fabric treatment wards off long-term carpet stains. A three-layer carnauba wax and a spray-sealant treatment temporarily protect exteriors against scornful Greek gods who have taken the form of pigeons.
From washes to waxes, the technicians perform everything by hand at Super Kleen Car Wash. Cars can quickly scoot in and out of the garage during the basic wash, which techs top off with a full interior vacuuming, wipe-down, and giant smooch. Meanwhile, more extensive packages, such as the VIP, take cleanings a step further with Armor All treatments, carnauba wax, and Lexol leather conditioner.
Unlike some car washes that employ potentially abrasive brushes and cloths, Monterey Car Wash liberates locomotives from filth and grime using only soft, lamb's wool mitts that won't mar the paint finish. Most services are designed to get cars clean, dry, and back at their cubicles in about 20 minutes, while still ensuring every auto is thoroughly wiped from window to wheel rim. Always keeping customer comfort a topmost priority, the car wash offers both a shaded outdoor seating area as well as an air-conditioned gift shop stocked with cards and appropriate gifts for hard-to-shop-for valet attendants. Monterey Car Wash helps cars to gleam every day of the week from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Brea Car Wash and Detail Center glams up autos from tire to antennae tip—the only choice owners need to make is how to get it done. For everyday grime, the car wash will suffice—cars are lathered in water, soap, and waxes that give the car a bumper-to-bumper shine. The detailing center takes care of more advanced forms of filth; auto-artisans buff the finish and apply Meguiar’s waxes before foam cleaning the interior and degreasing the vinyl, leather, and dashboard pancake griddle. Taking pains to keep the mechanics as smooth as the cosmetics, Brea Car Wash also offers oil changes complete with inspections and fluid refills.