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"Same experience with
as a few of the other people who have left reviews. I paid $80 for a passenger car detail (interior only). I inspected" my car after getting home instead of at his shop. As another commenter noted, it would not have done any good to question his work -- he does not appear to be interested in listening to anyone except himself. It appears that he attempted to shampoo the carpets; cleaned some of the grime off the steering wheel (I had specifically pointed that out to him prior to the work); and wiped some shiny conditioner on the dash. In fairness, he did voluntarily
the cruddy build-up off the headlight covers w/o being asked. However, I took my car in for a detail because I was seeking to have all the vinyl inside cleaned -- that did not occur in a meaningful way. Other than some of the dash immediately in front of the driver, and possibly a quick swipe on the door handles, the rest of the vinyl was not touched at all. I was seeking to have the windows cleaned inside -- that did not occur at all. I was seeking to have the upholstery shampooed -- that did not occur at all. I was seeking to have the carpet shampooed -- it appears that he attempted to shampoo the carpets, but nearly all the existing grime was still there, just swished around. He did clean the two floor mats pretty good. Very, very disappointed with the product of his work. I do not know if he deliberately performs poorly, or if he just does not give a d*** anymore and does not care if anyone returns or gives bad word-of-mouth about the work. I tend to think he just does not give a d***, but I also have the sense that I was duped, with all the talk beforehand about how knowledgeable he is and all the chemicals he has, etc. etc. etc. Then, the result of the job looks as though he spent a total of about 30 minutes working on the car. Bottom line: Very sloppy. Very incomplete. Very dissatisfied. Very ripped off (it is $80, after all). And, most importantly, very mislead. It seems, effectively, that he is contemptuous towards the notion of meeting customer expectations. There also seems to be a component of skinning the customer for the money, by talking everything up beforehand and then handing such shoddy work back to the customer. It reminds me of a carnival worker at those games where you only
your money, and that is it. Bye, bye, thanks for the cash, sucker.

-Fin L.

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"If you want your car looking worse that when it went in, than this is the place. The water softening system doesnt work. They are rude. When I talked to the manager" he told me to bring the car back up to have it redone and then they were going to charge me another 27.00 to redo it.

-Jack R.

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is amazing! He takes him time and makes sure everything is perfect and then takes the time to explain how to care for the paint/protection. Our car looks amazing!
- Kim I.
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The best carpet cleaning service I have ever received.
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were fantastic. I had never met them before, but quickly felt comfortable with them. I was so surprised at the care they took to do the job right! I would definitely recommend this company. Very professional and caring. I will be a return customer. Thank you.
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- Jeff F.
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They broke my car antenna and won't pay for it. I have been to the
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Square location for 20 years and never had a problem. I wasn't told to remove it myself and it snapped off at the base. The manager wasn't very nice and said I should have removed it myself. I do this every time I go through a self service wash but expect a full service wash to unscrew it and put it in the car. It cost me 380,00 at the Toyota dealership because it snapped off in the base and they had to remove the fender to replace it. It is not covered by insurance.
- Letha M.
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I've been preparing to sell my 2003 Toyota Tacoma Prerunner. Never having had a garage, this truck has lived in harsh outdoor conditions for 12 years. The paint was badly oxidized and there were ancient spots from tar and oxidation that I've never been able to wash off.

I took it by #
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to get an estimate on what it would cost to clean up the paint, if that was even possible.
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assured me that he could clean it up very nicely, estimating that he could probably correct it to 80% of new condition. Well, when I picked up the truck, I was delighted to find that the paint was spotless and had been polished to better than new condition. That's right, the truck now shines far beyond what it did when I drove it off the lot at the Toyota dealership. I'm sure the truck will sell in no time now! Many thanks to
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and his crew for the excellent work!
- Brett G.
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Oil
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plug cross threaded causing $1200+ of damage. Multiple calls/voicemails to
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's management and corporate offices were not returned. Local management refused to accept any blame or responsibility. History: We took my wife's truck here for an oil change. We noticed a leak the next day and immediately called them and brought the truck by for them to take a look at the "leak". After a quick look, they recommended we take the vehicle to a mechanic for a bad seal/hose. We brought the truck into the same trusted mechanic that has worked on this truck (and done the oil changes) for over two decades (it's a 1995). He informed us that the plug/threads were completely stripped/cross-threaded. Repairing the oil
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on this truck involves lifting out the engine and is a significant effort. Our only option was to completely seal the plug and the mechanic will resort to siphoning/flushing the oil. We spoke at length with the mechanic about our options and even sought the advice of an attorney.
Basically, without detailed photos before/after, affidavits, etc, we're screwed and there's nothing we can do.
- Scott E.
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This is the second time in about 2 years that
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, the owner/operator, has detailed my classic, all black,
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. I have come to know
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as an honest, trustworthy, experienced person who does his best to treat my
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as if it were his own car. He has also originated some ideas which I have had him add to the car, to make it look cooler than it already was.
When I first bought the
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(used), it had sat outside for two years, without any cleaning or protection at all. It was very dirty, and had about a dozen dings and creases where other motorists had opened their doors into it, carelessly.
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removed all the dings and creases so that I could no longer see where they had been, even under close scrutiny. He wrapped the entire nose of the car in a crystal clear, very tough automotive protective film. You have to look very, very closely to even see where the edges of the wrap are. And he completely cleaned, clay-barred, and polished the car so well that it looked like it had never yet left the showroom floor. It was far, far more than I had expected it would be.
This
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completely cleaned the car again. And at his suggestion, I had him use the same tough auto film (in a mat finish, instead of clear), to re-create the classic 1970's Challanger's broad, solid hood stripe. It looks like it was painted on at the factory.
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is a perfectionist, like myself; and holds himself to higher standards than even I do. I would not trust my
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to another person.

- David T.
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The Car looks great. They cleaned everything inside & out, door frames, cubby holes and the back area of the
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..All the surfaces were squeaky clean and looked great. I had spills on the rug & caked on stuff in the coffee holders which I could not remove. I had left some things in the back seat holders & they placed them in shopping bag in the
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. They were do the car same day and promised the car by 2:30came day, and called me by 12:30. The care looks and smells new.
This is my 2nd time I've gone there. They are friendly and professional. My husband also started taking his car there when he saw my results.
I have recommended to my friends. There is usually a coupon THE CONSUMER PACK (the long yellow biz envelope) that comes in the mail. It has coupon in there for $89.99 detailing and other car wash specials. It is much less than the competitors but you do have to leave it for a least half a day. YOU DO NEED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT and leave the car for about 1/2 day or 5 or 6 hours. This is 1/3rd less than other places and with the coupon even better.
- Sandy P.
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Went very well. We had a little trouble with scheduling because of the rain, the day we chose turned out to be a great day. It was the matter of the weather, neither his or my fault. He arrived on time and my car looks beautiful.
- Kent M.

Car Washes in Elgin, IL

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A & P GREASE TRAPPERS

903 W. Washington Suite 200
West Chicago

ABILITY SEPTIC SVC

P.O. Box 456
West Chicago

AIRPORT AUTO BODY

4900 RIVER RD
Schiller Park

All Star Car Wash

527 N Green Bay Rd
Waukegan

American Family Insurance

111 Lions Drive
Barrington

Arlington Toyota Scion

2095 N Rand Rd
Palatine

Auto Spa Hand Car Wash

6747 W Touhy Ave
Niles

Bert's Car Wash

1231 W Grand Ave
Chicago

BILL'S AUTO DETAIL

38W010 HIGHLAND AVE
Elgin

Bragg's Automotive Inc

2910 Bernice Rd
Lansing

Brittain's Express Oil & Lube

1570 Larkin Ave
Elgin

Buffalo Grove Auto Center

55 W DUNDEE RD
Buffalo Grove

BUGSY'S CAR WASH

1455 MAIN LN
Elgin

BUSSE AUTOMOTIVE

113 E PROSPECT AVE
Mount Prospect

Car Pretty

3402 Milwaukee Ave
Northbrook

CARIBBEAN DETAIL

389 SUNDOWN RD
South Elgin

CASTLE CHEVROLET OF VILLA PARK

400 E ROOSEVELT RD
Villa Park

Classic Car Wash

1239 E 9TH ST
Lockport

CLEAN STREAM CAR WASH

1306 W SPRING ST
South Elgin

Clybourn Express & Car Wash

2452 N Clybourn Ave
Chicago

Continental Acura of Naperville

2275 Aurora Ave
Naperville

CRAFTWOOD LUMBER & HARDWARE

1590 OLD DEERFIELD RD
Highland Park

Crete Auto Salon

3514 Eagle Nest Drive
Crete

Custom Sprayz

944
Roselle

D & R Autoworks

1454 Old Deerfield Rd
Highland Park

Delta Sonic

1407 Ogden Ave
Downers Grove

Detail Kings

3500 Lacey Rd
Downers Grove

DIRTBUSTERS AUTO DETAILING

208 S MAIN ST.
Mount Prospect

E & J Foreign Cars Ltd

4245 N Western Ave
Chicago

ELGIN CAR WASH

19 Dumbarton Oaks Pl
Elgin

ELITE DETAILING SERVICE INC

7212 BRADLEY DRIVE
Plainfield

Emeralds Car Wash

715 N Independence Blvd
Romeoville

Emperors maids

8737 Crawford ave
Skokie

Ettelson Hyundai

6420 Joliet Road
Countryside

Excalabur Detailing

165 E North Ave
Villa Park

Express Way Car Wash

1100 E 162nd
South Holland

Fast Eddie's

330 W Northwest Hwy
Barrington

Fast Eddie's Hand Car Wash and Detail Center

1828 W. Webster Avenue
Chicago

Fenzel Motor Sales

PO Box 250
Hampshire

Fuller's Car Wash of Aurora

2850 Ogden Ave
Aurora

Fuller's Carwash Detail & Auto Center

5550 S Brainard Ave
Countryside

G.L. Quality Corporation

2835 S. State St.
Lockport

International Subaru

8301 W 159th St
Tinley Park

Jim M'Lady Nissan

5656 Northwest Hwy
Crystal Lake

KEY WEST CAR WASH

215 RANDALL RD
South Elgin

KING CAR WASHES INC.

6255 S CASS AVE
Westmont

LANDMARK CAR WASH OF ELGIN

145 S RANDALL RD
Elgin

Let Howard Do It Professionally

8908 Steven Drive
Desplaines

Libertyville Car Spa

540 Peterson Rd
Libertyville

LIKE NEW HAND CAR WASH & DETAILING

1050 BUSSE HWY
Park Ridge

Lobus Auto Sport U-Haul Lombard

1100 N. Ridge Ave
Lombard

Look Nu Car Wash

1388 STATE ST
Lemont

Lucky's Hand Car Wash

8440 Niles Center Rd
Skokie

LUSTR Auto Detail

481 W Wise Rd
Schaumburg

LUXURY AUTO FINDER

745 HUNTER DR
Batavia

M J CARWASHES INC

332 N COMMONWEALTH AVE
Elgin

MC CLEAN CITGO AUTO WASH

1555 TODD FARM DR
Elgin

McGrath Honda of St Charles

1411 Main St
Saint Charles

MEHTA MOTORS INC

463 SPRING RD
Elmhurst

MERCEDES BENZ OF HOFFMAN ESTATES

1000 W GOLF RD
Hoffman Estates

Milito's Auto Service

2440 N Sheffield Ave
Chicago

Milito's Mobil

1106 W Fullerton
Chicago

Naperville Dodge Jeep

1565 W Ogden Ave
Naperville

Nissan of South Holland

16269 Van Dam Road
South Holland

Palos Car Wash & Detail Center

12101 S Ridgeland Ave
Palos Heights

Park Place Hand Carwash

34450 Route 45 N
Grayslake

Premier Car Wash

2100 S Arlington Heights Rd
Arlington Heights

PRO WASH EXPRESS INC

1923 LARKIN AVE
Elgin

PRO WASH EXPRESS INC

1005 N LA FOX ST
South Elgin

Quality Auto Reconditioning, Inc.

1723 Chestnut Ave
Glenview

Quiroga's Car Washes

3448 N Southport
Chicago

Reality Motors Inc

540 W. Colfax St
Palatine

Royal Touch Car Wash & Detailing

2711 Mannheim Road
Des Plaines

RTK BASIS USA LLC MaximMart Microfiber

25777 Hillview Ct
Mundelein

S & P Automotive and Detailing Inc.

15509 Weber Rd.
Romeoville

SACCUCCI'S OF SCHAUMBURG

723 ESTES AVE
Schaumburg

Simon's Shine Shop

1439 W Shakespeare Ave
Chicago

South Chicago Dodge Chrysler Jeep

7340 S Western Ave
Chicago

SPIRIT OF AMERICA

1308 OGDEN AVE
Downers Grove

SPIRIT OF AMERICA

659 E OGDEN AVE
Naperville

SPIRIT OF AMERICA

5115 W 63RD ST
Chicago

SPIRIT OF AMERICA CAR WASH

732 S BARRINGTON RD
Streamwood

Tempus Car Spa Inc

1240 N Halsted
Chicago

Three Oaks Carwash & Detail Center

985 West Wise Rd
Schaumburg

TLC Car Wash

5640 S La Grange Rd
La Grange

TLC HANDWASH & DETAIL

1077 E Main St
Dundee

Toro Builders Corp.

5412 W. Roosevelt
Chicago

TOWER CAR WASH

2120 MAIN ST
Batavia

US Auto Svc

183 S Rte 45
Grayslake

Wax On Wax Off Auto Detail

1822 Pickwick Ln
Glenview

We Wash Willmette

533 Green Bay Rd
Wilmette

Wheaton Car Wash & Detail

1520 E Roosevelt Rd
Wheaton

Windy City Rods and Restorations

6143 W Howard St
Niles

XCALIBER AUTO RESTORATIONS

1309 S SCHOOLHOUSE RD unit 1
New Lenox

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