How long does a detail take?

Depending on size and condition of vehicles and services purchased, could take 2 hours to a full day. The actual detailing/cleaning itself, should take no more than 4 to 6 hours.

How long does it take to tint a vehicle?

Depending on size of vehicle(amount and size of windows) and whether doors are frameless(convertibles or sports sedans) or framed could take anywhere from 2 hours to a full day requiring pickup the following day. Usually a full tint job on a framed vehicle will take about 2 to 3 hours with a 1 to 2 hour cure time and to check for imperfections.

What kind of tint do you carry, is there a difference in price on shades of tint, and what shades do you carry?

We carry SunTek Window Films carbon tint. The price remains the same on any shade of tint. We carry 50%, 35%, 25%, 18%, and 5%.

What shade of tint is most commonly purchased?

18% is most commonly purchased. It allows you privacy, but doesn’t obstruct your view too much at night looking out.

I hear that all tint is illegal in the state of PA. How can you tint it legally?

It is legal to tint vehicles any shade the customer requests. Driving with the tint is when it becomes illegal. Assuming you know our laws, you assume all responsibility of the violations that may occur from driving with tint on your vehicle assuming it is not factory tint (Common on trucks and SUVs).

How long do I wait to roll my windows down after getting my car tinted?

We recommend 3 to 5 days. Depending on the time of year you can get away with 3 days if it’s warm and 5 if it is cold. For your convenience, we put a do not roll down sticker over your window buttons just in case.

Can I wash my car after getting it tinted?

Yes, you can. We tint the inside of the windows and this plays no factor in getting your exterior windows wet.

My car smells after picking it up. Why is this?

If your car is extremely dirty before the detail or there is a specific spill such as milk or gasoline, the car will have a smell to it. If the odor is bothering you we do offer Ozone treatments to help or eliminate the odors.

Why are there so many scratches in my paint?

The main cause for scratches in paint arise from going through brush car washes and improper hand washing techniques. If you are planning on going through a car wash do not visit touchless car washes. This refers to not being touched by you the consumer, but still uses machine powered brushes to wash your car. Use brushless car washes instead. A list of brushless car washes in your area can easily be searched on google. If you plan to wash your car yourself, use a pressure washer and rinse the vehicle first, using two buckets of water, one with soap in it and one without, for rinsing your mitt after each section. Always work top to bottom as most of the grit that scratches your paint is on the bottom of your car.

Why are my windows wet on the inside after getting my interior cleaned when it’s cold outside?

When we steam clean, shampoo, or even just use chemicals to wipe down your car on the inside going from a warm, wet interior and pulling out into the cold, the windows will become cold first and rather quickly. This promotes condensation buildup on the windows and will often after it dries leave water marks on the inside of your windows. It will not damage your interior window, but leaves it looking like it was never cleaned.

My seats are wet when I pick up the vehicle, why is this?

If you have cloth seats and are heavily stained this usually requires an excessive amount of detergent and water to extract the stains and dirt as best as possible. If you have a garage or a carport, crack the windows a minimum of 4 inches to allow the excess water to evaporate over the next few days or run the heat on high with the windows up and doors shut for about an hour or two after picking up your vehicle.

What is ceramic coating?

A Ceramic Coating (such as Opti-Coat Pro, C. Quartz, and Ceramic Pro) is a liquid polymer that is applied by hand to the exterior of a vehicle. The coating chemically bonds with the vehicle’s factory paint, creating a layer of protection.

How long will you have my vehicle for a Ceramic Coating?

Our 2 year coating is a drive away the same day coating. Our 5 and 7 year coatings, we will need the vehicle for the full day with a pickup the following day to allow for cure time.

My vinyl liner mats are slick. Why is this?

In order to keep your mats from drying up and cracking we apply a conditioner that will increase the longevity and durability of your vinyl mats, as we do for the vinyl in your vehicle for select packages. If you do not wish to have your vinyl mats conditioned, let us know ahead of time.

What is Claybaring?

The process of rubbing a bar of clay on your vehicle’s exterior painted surface and windows, during the washing process, to remove any road contaminants, so that we can have a clean debris free surface to buff and/or wax for an even distribution of the polish to form a consistent shield against contaminants and liquids.

Why is the price of a detail for my vehicle higher than the packages on your site?

Depending on size and condition of vehicle, price will go up based on the amount of chemicals used and time of labor put into the vehicle.

What are your hours of Operation?

Monday through Saturday, 8AM to 4PM

Do you take walk-ins?

On rare occasions we can take a walk in if we have a cancellation or a slower than usual day, but it’s always best to call ahead of time before taking the time to drive here and end up disappointed if we are unable to take you that day.

I work during your business hours. What can I do to get my vehicle in for an appointment?

We do have a key slot in our garage door for drop off anytime before your appointment and for picking up, we do accept payment over the phone and can lock your keys in if you have a 2nd set or can leave them in the car with doors unlocked. We do have surveillance and in the 10+ years we have been at this location we have never had an issue of vandalism or theft.

I wasn’t very happy with your service! How can this be resolved?

We do pride ourselves on our work and the last thing we want is to have an unhappy customer. Please feel free to give us a call at (412)344-WASH(9274) and we would be more than happy to assess and, if need be, correct the situation to suit both partie’s individual needs.

I was very happy with your service! How can I help you give others the same experience?

We are so glad you loved our work! Facebook, Google Listing, YELP, and any others that you can find us on, please feel free to leave a review or at least rate us by how many stars you think we are worth.

How can I contact you to set up an appointment or just to ask general questions pertaining to my individual needs?

Hopefully many of your questions can be answered on this page. As for an appointment, as always a phone call is the best call. Communication through email is okay, but can leave both of us left hanging if the communication isn’t quick and can often leave you missing out on a day that might’ve worked best for you. | (412)344-WASH(9274) | 3030 Banksville Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15216 | Feel free to stop inl if you’re in the area as use them.

I don’t have a ride to get back and forth from my appointment, what can I do?

You can wait in the waiting room, we do have a tv and magazines, but would not suggest this because you may be sitting here all day. If that’s ok and there are no other affordable options for you, please be courteous and do not walk in front of door bell sensor by the front door as it is the only way that we know when a customer walks in so that we can be attentive and be there for them so that they may be served as we are serving you. Also, do not peer into our shop window as we are working, it is unnerving and ,like I said, we do have a tv in our waiting room if you are bored. Also, there is a sports bar across the street and a starbucks in the same plaza as well. If money is not an issue, most people use Uber or Lyft to get back and forth between their appointments.

I wasn’t very happy with your service! How can this be resolved?

We do pride ourselves on our work and the last thing we want is to have an unhappy customer. Please feel free to give us a call at (412)344-WASH(9274) and we would be more than happy to assess and, if need be, correct the situation to suit both partie’s individual needs.

Do you have a restroom?

Yes we do, let one of the associates know and we would be more than happy to point you in the direction of our facilities. Please keep the seats and urinal clean if you happen