Even the Tidiest Parents Battle Their Kids’ Neverending Car Clutter

Summer is over and if your family is like mine you were on the road just about every weekend. We went up north to camp, on a few day trips to the beach, and ended the summer with a long road trip for a family reunion. And with each trip, a few more things got left behind.

Now lurking in my school shuttle SUV is about three buckets of sand, road trip snacks from a month ago and one solitary flip flop. We are majorly overdue for a solid clean out.

Thankfully, nearby there are car detailing shops to get my car back in order. (There’s even one that will come to me!) So before my vehicle fills up with missing library books and all those important school forms I was supposed to sign, I am taking my car to one of these places for a once-over!

Grand Rapids Car Detailers That Will Make Your Car Feel Like New

A snazzy, clean car is always a good pick-me-up.  These are the places that the locals turn to for a good car wash – inside and out!

Remember to tip those hard working auto detailers – especially if they are the ones that finally discovered that old milk bottle hiding under your chair!

Breton Auto Wash

1970 Breton Rd SE, Grand Rapids

Take the kids along and watch the cleaning magic from outside your car.

Pro Shine Mobile Detailing


Doesn’t get easier than this – with Proshine they come right to your driveway!

Crystal Clean Auto Detailing

3413 Eastern Ave SE, Grand Rapids

Try their Fly n’ Shine service next time you fly out of Gerald R Ford Airport. Drop your car off at their Valet stand and return to a sparkling clean car!

Millennium Auto Detailing

2658 Alpine Ave NW, Grand Rapids

Book online for complete detail or drive up for a mini interior clean.

Fox Shine Detail and Appearance Center

2890 Acquest Avenue SE, Kentwood

Bring your car in for a full detail and add on services like dent or scratch removal.


Who’s your favorite car detailer in West Michigan? Tell us who they are in the comments, and why you think they’re great.

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