FAQ Saskatoon, Martensville and Warman
Here are some of the frequently asked questions we receive from our clients.
I am selling my vehicle, can you make it look new again?
We hear this quite often. Having your vehicle detailed right before you sell it will help the first impression of a potential buyer.
We can remove most of the stains inside and polish out most of the oxidation on the exterior to bring back that new car shine. We will clean your seats, shampoo your floors and mats and detail the interior to help you get top dollar for your trade in or sale.
Not only does having your vehicle detailed hold its value throughout its lifetime, but it also provides a more enjoyable driving experience. A clean vehicle can portray self confidence and a high level of professionalism. It is one of the most important maintenance services for your vehicle.
What's the difference between detailing and washing?
Washing removes loose contaminants, dirt and grime. Detailing removes blemishes, oxidation and etching marks that are caused when contaminants penetrate the surface. Rub your hand across an upper surface. If it is rough, you need to detail your car. It prevents the paint and its clear coat from deteriorating. Retain the value of your car; have it detailed by one of our technicians this week.
Should I have my vehicle detailed in the winter? Or if its raining?
Contrary to some belief, winter is a very important time to have your vehicle detailed. We all know it’s nice to enjoy your shiny paint, wheels, and glass when the sun is out without contaminants on their surfaces. Some of these contaminants include but are not limited to mud, road tar, grit, grim, salt, acid rain and industrial fallout. When these surfaces are protected with sealant or wax most of the contaminants are repelled away from these surfaces. Any contaminants that are not repelled away are actually sticking to the sealant or wax, not the paint surface therefore can be removed much easier than if your vehicle is not protected.
A vehicle without a fresh coat of paint sealant or wax is exposed to the brutality of the elements. Exposure to adverse conditions can doom your precious paint to oxidation, scratches, swirl marks and corrosion.
By the time summer rolls around your vehicle is in bad shape. The detailer will have to spend more time cleaning and polishing your vehicle. Its definitely more cost effective to maintain your exterior throughout the year plus you get the luxury of always having a clean car. In order to maintain your vehicle’s finish properly you must have it polished and protected at least twice a year with regular maintenance.
It’s also very important to keep the interior of your vehicle clean all year. The contaminants from you boots and road can easily get inside and stain your carpets, seats and upholstery. The interior of your vehicle can also create health issues. Over time food particles, mold, mildew, skin oil, and pet hair will turn into bacteria and grow inside your vehicle causing you and your family to get sick. Just like your vehicle’s exterior. It’s all about cleaning, protection and maintenance.
Do I need an appointment for a detailing?
We always require a booking for detailing to ensure that we will have adequate time to complete your service without having to cut corners. That being said, if you have a spill, or any other emergency that requires cleaning, please give us a call and we will see what we can do for you.
How long will you need my vehicle for?
Generally speaking we will require your vehicle for the day . Usually from 9:00 until about 3:00pm. If you need it done sooner please let us know at the time of booking and we will do our best to accommodate you. If you can't pick it up at the end of the day we can always keep your vehicle inside our secure shop until the morning for no extra charge.
I'm going away on business or a vacation, can Auto Salon detail my car while I'm gone?
Absolutely! We have many clients who leave their vehicles with us to be detailed while they are travelling. We store them inside our well lit, secure, locked compound and will always pull vehicle inside our shop over the weekends.
Do you have promos or offer any discounts for loyalty?
Yes we do. We offer discounts to our returning clients, fleet or multiple vehicle bookings as well as a discount to all our friends who like and follow us on Facebook. We also are willing to meet or beat all our top competitors written estimates.