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Old 08-09-2011, 03:19 PM   #21
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They do both.

Mobile servies are usually £20 or so dearer per treatment compaired to the at store, they come to your work or home.

The at store services are usually at the bigger branches.

I have quoted some people work and because of the pricing structure it can work out fairly expensive. Ive even been tempted to offer to correct light scratches for beer money to save people some £’s, but havnt.
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Old 08-09-2011, 03:24 PM   #22
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nearly all the staff that either work there now or have done in the past where McDonalds rejects.
As mentioned before it’s the staff’s knowledge that shows the ability of that store.

The one I work in, I feel is pretty good in terms of staff knowledge, I have a very keen interest in cars and feel this shows through my service and sales. I offer possible/ cheaper alternatives if we don’t have a product in stock.

On the other hand, I have sorted simple items such as bulbs and wipers that other branches have fitted, sometimes I think WTF, how can you not fit a bulb or wiper properly…also some branches when you phone them to check stuff…im left thinking again WTF.
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Old 08-09-2011, 03:27 PM   #23
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Halfords use a company called Shine to do all this type of work

http://www.taketheweekendoff.com/ is who they are
I'd love to see them hold up this agreement:

"This protection system delivers a unique 5 year guarantee* provided by Autoglym™ for all exterior paintwork against environmental hazards"

REALLLLLLLLLLLLY!!!!!!
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Old 08-09-2011, 04:45 PM   #24
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Halfords use a company called Shine to do all this type of work

http://www.taketheweekendoff.com/ is who they are
From their site:
Q. How long does it take to clean my car?
A. As a guide, a "bronze" level valet will take approximately 30 minutes, through to a "platinum plus" level valet taking approximately 3 hours.

Takes me 30 minutes just to set up. And that's if I've had a coffee!

Can't be much of a valet in that time. Quick hoover inside, bucket and sponge and a hose down on the bodywork maybe?

Am I being too harsh?
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Old 08-09-2011, 05:01 PM   #25
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Haha, i work there and i didnt even know the company did this!!

I've seen the people that come round and do the chip and dent repair, so wouldnt even think once about getting anything done. I look at some stuff they turn away and think how easy it would be to do.

I have even recomended loacal detailers that i've read up about on here, because i'd hate to see the customers get mugged off
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I'd love to see them hold up this agreement:

"This protection system delivers a unique 5 year guarantee* provided by Autoglym™ for all exterior paintwork against environmental hazards"

REALLLLLLLLLLLLY!!!!!!
*Terms & Conditions apply - information available upon request.

Hmm, I'll bet they apply!

Presumably it's a variant of the AG Lifeshine 'warranty' to which they're referring... Which is usually 10 years (assuming you properly register for the warranty and hang on to your certificate, and can prove you've cleaned/polished your car at least once a month). AG warranty is an exterior protection guarantee provided for paint failure (which should be covered by the car manufacturer warranty anyway - though maybe not for 10 years...).

Wonder if they give you the after-care kit with SRP to gently polish off the sealant they've applied?!!!
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