Since opening its first location in 1977, Super Car Wash has grown into a thriving car-cleaning kingdom with nine locations in the metro area. George, Todd, and Ryan Gesund and Heath Stack lead the effort to sanitize vehicles with sophisticated touchless air dryers and energy-conserving, computer-run gear. In addition to employing the robotic wiles of high-tech machinery, they protect paint jobs with coats of Simoniz wax and use biodegradable Armor All products and tear-free shampoo. The auto experts even distribute, install, and service Sonny's car-wash equipment for other businesses around Michigan. Their commitment to the local community is manifest in a long history of supporting schools and nonprofits through fundraising assistance.
The skilled techs at The Tire Giant of Roseville and The Tire Giant of Sterling Heights service tires, engines, and internal systems beneath the prestigious banner of ASE certification. Name-brand tires from Cooper and Kelly replace vehicles' lopsided gaits with a precision capable of convincing yellow lines that they've been painted crookedly. Skilled technicians also service internal operations, hoisting autos of all makes, models, and origins onto full-service bays for repairs and maintenance. From sputtering engines to faulty brakes to climate-control systems with a bad source of weather updates, the versatile techs restore vehicles to working states and send them forth with steady tires and retooled performance.
As a certified NAPA AutoCare Center and AAA-approved auto-repair facility, Auto-Lab employs ASE-certified mechanics and offers customers a 12-month, 12,000-mile warranty for every repair they do. It's excellent customer service like this that's helped keep Auto-Lab in business for over 20 years. Their expert technicians perform services ranging from basic tune-ups and wheel alignments to engine and transmission repairs and electrical work. They can even tow vehicles that break down and locate cars that elope with Vespas. Auto-Lab also conducts tire services, carrying brands such as Firestone, Bridgestone, and Goodyear. For those who can't make it in to one of Auto-Lab's 30 locations, they provide the Ask a Tech service. Customers can fill out an online form stating the make and model of their vehicle along with whatever questions they have and one of Auto-Lab's experts will respond with helpful advice and suggestions.
Mr. Windshield's certified technicians have repaired and replaced chipped, cracked, and broken glass for more than 30 years. The crew draws upon that experience as well as a stock of 15,000 parts to quickly return chipped windshields to their safer, more beautiful selves. The repair process uses acrylic resin to form a solid bond that stops chips from becoming cracks while keeping out water and the voices of angry lifeguards. In the bustling shops, the technicians can also swap out damaged glass for safe, new pieces on both personal and commercial vehicles, often within one hour of the customer's arrival.
Mobil 1 Lube Express’s seasoned technicians keep cars running smoothly and efficiently with speedy oil changes, preventive maintenance, and tire repairs. While the pros tend to automobiles Monday–Saturday, drivers wait within comfy quarters, helping themselves to the complimentary coffee and bottled water, reading the newspapers, or watching the flat-screen TVs. The shop's free email-reminder service sends electronic notifications to let drivers know when their vehicle is due for fresh motor oil, a milestone inspection, or vaccinations for its fuzzy dice.
The Owens family presides over a team of mechanics certified by the Automotive Service Excellence board at their Sterling Heights shop, where checkerboard tiles emulate racing flags along the roof. Staffers tackle basic maintenance, such as oil changes and tire rotations, as well as in-depth repairs such as fixing water pumps and tuning engines to B-flat minor. Nearby, water hisses against undercarriages and bodies and vacuums purr across upholstery as the crew details rides.