Driving a shiny car is a great way to experience luxurious transportation without the hassle of carving a carriage out of marble and training a yoke of peacocks to pull it. Keep your ride looking ritzy with this Groupon.
Choose from Four Options
- C$38 for one-hour Bronze detailing package (C$79 value)
- C$64 for 90-minute Silver detailing package (C$129 value)
- C$98 for two-hour Gold I detailing package (C$248 value)
- C$158 for three-hour Gold II detailing package (C$369 value)
- See what each package includes here.
Hand Car Washes: A Soft and Shiny Touch
Find out why human hands might be the best tools to wash your ride with Groupon’s look at hand car washes.
Computers are synonymous with speed: email is days faster than snail mail, keyboards shave off hours of time over typewriters, and automatic car washes churn out clean rides in a manner of minutes. But when it comes to delicate paint jobs and cherished bumper stickers, is faster always better? Automatic brushes can be abrasive over time, and even touchless washes don't always get the job done. Hand washes draw a distinct advantage from a different sort of computer—the human brain. Hand-wash technicians may take longer, but they are able to pay extra attention to a vehicle's problem spots, reducing the need for later touchups. The soft, microfiber cloths used with most hand washes also reduce the chance of leftover water spots from automatic blow dryers and even scratches from towel drying.
Many car owners avoid the risks of wash tunnels altogether by doing the job themselves in the comfort of their own driveway. However, this, too, is not without risk. Men's Health reported on a study from the University of Texas that suggested that "a single DIY wash can leave scratches as deep as a tenth of the paint's total thickness." It's best to leave hand washing to the professionals, who have access to high-grade equipment and frequently follow washes with protective hand waxes and other detailing services.
Downtown Auto Detailing
Downtown Auto Detailing's goal is to get your car as clean as it was when it first formed in Henry Ford's cauldron. To that end, they apply hand washes, wax, polish, and deodorizers to the interior and exterior. Their packages run the gamut from basic detailing for cars with everyday dirt to advanced packages for cars that had a wrestling match with a cement mixer. The detailers are attentive and scope out dirt in areas as minisule as cup holders, fender wells, door jambs, and the fuel door. This in addition to a thorough cleaning of the finish, the seats, and the carpets.