DEKRA Emission Check has conducted certified state emissions and safety inspections in North America for more than 20 years. The majority of emissions tests conducted at their clean, well-lit facilities take less than 15-20 minutes, and the company even provides an online list of emissions and safety inspection testing tips that drivers can follow to help their vehicle ace the exam, such as warming the car up and feeding it a protein-rich breakfast. The team at each center strives to provide the highest level of customer service with safe, clean, and convenient stations. Technicians are all certified by the state of North Carolina.
The highly trained technicians at Jiffy Lube tend to about 24 million customers each year with services such as the Jiffy Lube Signature Service Oil-Change package, which helps promote the longevity of each vehicle. Staffers acknowledge that oil plays a crucial role in maximizing the lifespan of each car—it cools the motor and helps prevent moving parts from deteriorating. More than 20,000 technicians—all of which have completed an extensive training program certified by the National Institute Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)—service vehicles at Jiffy Lube. In addition to performing oil changes, technicians offer preventative services such as air-filtration and electrical-system maintenance, among others. Jiffy Lube’s quality pledge includes a commitment to transparency, which stipulates that they will inform car owners of any necessary services, complete a service only after it has been approved, and refuse to replace windshields with saran wrap.
A-1 Detailing and Pressure Washing's licensed and insured team members call upon 20 years of experience to wash and polish cars of all makes and models, with additional add-ons available including headlight restoration, waxing, Scotchgard, and engine cleaning. And they aim their powerful pressure washers at homes, too, ensuring a safe bathing experience for vintage paneling, gutters, windows, and plants. By removing layers of exterior grime and buildup, the pressure-washing treatment not only helps to increase curb appeal and prevent erosion, it also increases houses' chances of getting asked to prom. During appointments, homeowners may inquire about complimentary estimates for additional jobs including pressure-washing decks, sidewalks, and driveways.
Sherman Simmons was working as a regular car washer when he woke up one day and saw the need for a full-service auto-detailing shop. Now Platinum Auto Detailing?s general manager, he oversees each detail job in his 3,000-square-foot facility, detailing, washing, and waxing all makes and models along with a pair of expert detailers. Sherman and company also reach out to cars by rotating tires, changing oil, adjusting brakes, and setting them up on blind dates with smart cars.
At Winston Salem Automotive Detailing, upbeat technicians tackle everyday buildups of auto dirt and grime with comprehensive detailing services. They pamper vehicles with hand washes and waxes, bug and tar removal, tire shining, and window washing. To accommodate customers, they offer quick scrub downs as well as complete interior and exterior detailing.
Carolina Mobile Auto Service's ASE-certified staff keeps cars safely accelerating through the winter with seasonal maintenance packages. During the oil change, mechanics drain and dispose of damaged oils before replacing them with up to 5 quarts of clean conventional lubricants, which grease the metals, lessen friction, and improve pistons’ moves at the engine’s weekly dance mixer. A tire rotation crisscrosses treads to balance wear, smooth out rides, and extend tire life.