Dealers/Garages Recommendation for detailing/valet.

Discussion in 'Dealers, Garages & Body Shops' started by chris2982, Sunday 14th Jun, 2015.

  1. chris2982 Premium Member Club Supporter

    United Kingdom Chris Rowlands Gill
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    Just treated the FR-V to a full machine polish and prestige valet from A1 Car Valet Service - Newcastle, Gateshead & Tyneside and the work done was fantastic.
    The car now looks better than it did when I picked it up from the dealers.

    Great work and the guy is genuinely a nice chap who takes pride in what he does.

    Plus the whole job only cost 139 quid.

    Cheers.
    Chris.
     
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  2. Nels Moderator Staff Team

    Thank you for the feedback Chris.
    Please add some photographs of how she looks now.
     
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  3. AccordCU2 Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    That's a good price .
    Few pics to see his work would be nice.
     
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  4. chris2982 Premium Member Club Supporter

    United Kingdom Chris Rowlands Gill
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    Just trying to upload some now.

    The best bit for me is that the car was keyed a couple of months back and everyone who looked at it wanted to paint it. . . . Now. . It's like it never existed.
     
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  5. chris2982 Premium Member Club Supporter

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    The door pick is my favourite. . . That's where the foot and half scratch was from someone with a key. . . Which I was told would need painting. . . .. scratch. . I see no scratch
     
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  6. ricksmith Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Hi Chris
    That's a cracking job. How on earth did he get the key mark out of the door when everybody else said it needed painting???? Could you feel the scratch with your nail???
    Rick
     
  7. chris2982 Premium Member Club Supporter

    United Kingdom Chris Rowlands Gill
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    Yup. . Could feel it with my nail. .
    He said he would do what he could... In no way at all did I expect it to be gone completely.

    All that including engine bay. Full interior steam cleaned. All glass and plastics done. . Wheels and tyres. . Machine polish and wax.. deoderised . . 139 . . . I am one happy guy.

    The other quotes I was getting were around 170 to 250 just for the machine polish..
     
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  8. ricksmith Club Member ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    Thanks Chris you did really well there. I bet the car goes much better now as well!!!!
    Rick
     
  9. Nels Moderator Staff Team

    That really is a smashing job Chris. :Hooray:

    My challenge to you, is to keep it like that. :Wink:
     
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  10. chris2982 Premium Member Club Supporter

    United Kingdom Chris Rowlands Gill
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    Challenge accepted. . . But with 4 kids. . 8years, 2 years and 2 at 10 months . . I don't think I stand a chance.

    Chris.
     
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  11. FirstHonda Premium Member Club Supporter

    Time to convince your eight year old that cleaning cars properly is the most fun activity there is...:Laughing:
     
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  12. chris2982 Premium Member Club Supporter

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    Haha! More chance of getting the 10 month old twins involved.
     
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  13. FirstHonda Premium Member Club Supporter

    Now you've found the guy that can do such a great job, getting if sorted once a year to that standard will keep it better than 99% of the cars on the road.

    It really does look fantastic!
     
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  14. chris2982 Premium Member Club Supporter

    United Kingdom Chris Rowlands Gill
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    Definitely . . Going to take it back now and then for a freshen up to keep on top of it.
     
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  15. Nels Moderator Staff Team

    :Whiteflag: :goodluck:


    Interior shots of my previous Accord when I traded them in. I had them for 18 years whilst my monsters were growing up, but I didn't have 4 to contend with!

    IMG_0016 1. IMG_0018 1. IMG_5533. IMG_7618 doc.
     
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  16. FirstHonda Premium Member Club Supporter

    @Nels are you going to post some pictures of when they were clean?

    :lol:

    :poke:
     
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  17. Nels Moderator Staff Team

    I don't have them anymore.
    No trace of the CC7 on the DVLA site. :Sobbing:
    It's up to whoever's got the CN1 to keep her clean. :cleaning:

    I gave the CU1 a wash 2 weeks ago.

    Snow.

    IMG_20150530_160349 doc.

    Rinsed, but still to be sponge washed.

    IMG_20150530_162710 1.doc. IMG_20150530_162613 doc.

    After the washing's finished.

    IMG_20150530_180625 doc.
     
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