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Best Auto Detailing Services In Columbus, Ohio


We spend a lot of time in our vehicles – from the commute to work, to weekend getaways to family vacations. And while we’re driving, we accidentally splatter coffee, spill food, and track in mud from dirty shoes. We get to our destination and forget about the things we’ve left behind: the baby bottle of milk, the sweaty running shoes or the handful of crayons our preschooler tossed in the cup holder on a 95 degree day.

Over time, the dirt, odor and stains becomes more than our shop vacs, elbow grease and diluted car-cleaning supplies can handle. Whether we’re ready to sell our vehicles or just want to give our cars a good scrubbing, we sometimes need the help of an auto detailing service to give our means of transport the treatment it deserves.

Best of Columbus has researched the area to find the best solution to our car and auto detailing needs. And that solution is Auto Detail Doctor.

The Best in Auto Detailing Services

Auto Detail Doctor specializes in transforming the interior and exterior of your car, SUV, truck or minivan back to its fullest potential. They use a 320-degree vapor steamer and a 210-degree heated carpet extractor to shampoo, steam clean and extract all the carpet and upholstery in your vehicle. They successfully remove mud, stains and crumbs from your vehicle’s impossible-to-reach nooks and crevices.

Auto Detail Doctor washes, waxes and details the exterior of your car, too, including the wheels, wheel wells, windows and tires. They wax door jams, polish chrome and remove bugs and tar from the outside of your vehicle.

Add-on services are also available to further customize Auto Detail Doctor’s cleaning packages. These additional services include headlight restoration; odor removal and sanitizing; paint protection; engine shampoo and dressing; and fabric stain and water repellent.

Auto Detail Doctor is THE Mobile Detailer in Columbus

Don’t have time to take your car to get detailed? No problem. Auto Detail Doctor can come to you. They perform your needed service at your home or place of business. Auto Detail Doctor operates a fully equipped mobile detailing unit with water, electricity and every supply needed to make your vehicle look shiny and new again.

Meet Clint Allerton, Owner of Auto Detail Doctor

Clint Allerton is the sole owner of Auto Detail Doctor, LLC. He started his business in 2010 after spending 14 years working as a crewmember for professional NHRA drag racing teams. He loved the work so much that he often spent his free time washing, waxing and detailing his families’ and friends’ vehicles with his young son, Eric.

Eric is on the autism spectrum, and was fascinated with hoses, extension cords and washing cars. Washing and detailing cars became enjoyable bonding time for Clint and Eric. Clint began to buy professional supplies, cleaning equipment and state-of-the-art tools to start his own business doing what he loved: detailing cars.

Clint brings a true passion for detail, quality workmanship and a strong work ethic to every vehicle he services. He is committed to exceptional customer satisfaction, and details every car as if it’s his own. As a small business owner, Clint is personally invested in performing his very best.

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Before Auto Detail Doctor

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After Auto Detail Doctor

“Seeing the awesome reactions of customers and feeling their happiness when they see their ‘new’ car is the most rewarding part of my business,” Clint said. “When I am finished with my customers’ cars, they are truly happy, and feeling their beams of joy is what makes it all worth while.”

Many of Clint’s customers are repeat customers. They greatly appreciate the time, detail and quality he brings to his work.

“This was far and away the best auto detail I’ve had,” an Angie’s List member stated. “I’ve used three other services in town over the years.  Every spot was cleaned and Clint was very nice guy to deal with.  Prompt, professional and what you would hope for in an independent business.  I will use him again would not hesitate to recommend him.”

Another customer stated, “He was flexible, punctual and extremely professional. The van, which is over 7 years old, looks practically brand new after Clint finished. This was the 2nd time we’ve used his services, and we’ve already scheduled our other vehicle for a detailing with him. Highly recommended!”

Clint is a graduate of the Detail King Auto Detailing Training Institute. He has detailed thousands of vehicles, and was awarded the Detail King Authorized Licensee of the Year in 2011. He is committed to continuing education, and attends conferences, training seminars and networking events to keep up-to-speed on the latest vehicle detailing trends.

So if you’re fed up with the sponges, ineffective stain removers and awkward vacuum attachments and are ready to turn your car detailing needs over to a professional, we highly recommend you contact Clint Allenton at the Auto Detail Doctor. You can learn more about Auto Detail Doctor’s services, view before and after photos, and read additional satisfied customer testimonials by visiting their website at www.autodetaildoctor.com.


Best Pet Portraits in Columbus

Pet Portrait Sculpture

We cover our walls with photos of family, and Columbus pet owners may want to enhance that photo collage by adding something very special – dog portraits, cat portraits or even pet memorials.

Whether it’s a dog, a cat, a rabbit or a hamster, most pet owners would agree that our four-legged friends bring a special kind joy and light to our lives. Always there to guard and protect, loving us unconditionally, and genuinely happy to see us each day, a pet adds a dimension to our family that can’t be filled by anything else.

As we share our lives with our pets, we want to preserve our memories. And what better way to accomplish this than with … read more


Best of Columbus Local Gift Ideas

Custom -A- Map

Finding the perfect gift for that special someone can be challenging, and sometimes a bouquet of flowers or a thoughtful coffee mug just doesn’t do the trick.
If you’re like other Columbus shoppers, you’re looking for local gifts in Columbus that are original, handcrafted, and affordable. You’d like to support local business owners, who put a tremendous amount of time and effort growing their business and the local community. Most of all, you want to show that you took the time to find something for that special person that portrays your appreciation and gratitude for them.
Best of Columbus has researched the area’s small businesses looking … read more


Best movie deals in Columbus, Ohio

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The information below is accurate as of 4/20/2014

Deals on Columbus movies starting before noon

All AMC locations $4.00 tickets on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays

Carriage Place Cinemark $1.25 tickets DAILY first matinee showtimes

All Day Columbus movie theater specials


Drexel East and Drexel Grandview ($5.00 tickets)


Drexel Gateway and Arena Grand ($5.00 tickets)

Carriage Place Cinemark ($1.25)


Studio 35 ($4.00 tickets)

Late night Columbus movie specials


Midnight movies at Drexel Gateway ($5.00 tickets)

Just outside of Columbus

Pickerington Marcus Cinema

All day Tuesdays ($5.00 tickets)

Do you know of other ongoing movie specials in Columbus? Let us know by commenting below.



Got a favorite place in Columbus, Ohio? Write a guest post for Best of Columbus.

You deserve a cupcake

You have your favorite people and places in Columbus, Ohio. Don’t keep them a secret! Share your thoughts and photos of your favorite places to eat, buy, and just meetup in C-bus.

You can even submit a video post or an interview with a small business owner.

Writing a guest post for Best of Columbus is a great way to support small business in our town. You can even show off your own special events, classes, and recipes.

Yes, I said recipes. ;-)

All you hafta do is contact us with your post/review idea and you’ll get the information you need to get it published.

Go Bucks!



Learn WordPress Web Design In Columbus


Learn WordPress web design quickly and manage your own website with confidence! Join Columbus business owners, artists, and nonprofit volunteers who have invested in WordPress web design training for their businesses. Discover exactly what you need to know to get started and go further to achieve your website goals. Instructor Emily Journey is a Columbus entrepreneur and WordPress expert who believes you really can build and manage your own business website–with a little help.

Perhaps you already have a business WordPress website and you want to update it yourself without paying a web developer whenever you want to make changes. A few hours of WordPress training for a member of your staff can be a wise investment.

Knowledge of code is NOT required.

Read testimonials and see pricing at WP Artisans.

During training, you’ll get detailed blueprints, templates, and step-by-step instructions to successfully launch your fully functioning website. You will learn:

  • The building blocks of every WordPress website
  • WordPress settings & menus
  • How to customize your website and make it look great!
  • How to add photos, graphics, and video to your website
  • How to create contact forms and build a mailing list
  • How to add a shopping cart to your website

WordPress is the popular web design platform used by novices as well as fortune 500 companies.

Prerequisites: None, really. But, it helps if you have a working knowledge of email, navigating the internet, utilizing search engines, and comfort with uploading/downloading files on your own computer.

Training is available in person face-to-face or online with screen sharing through GoToMeeting.

Read testimonials and see examples of student work at www.wpartisans.com. Share this article with business owners who need website improvement help.


My Two Cents: Cancel Barnes and Noble Membership


Seriously, if you don’t already, then start patronizing local independent bookstores.

I cancelled my Barnes and Noble membership account years ago and yet my checking account STILL gets charged every year. I just about lost it when I looked at my checking account today and saw that $25 charge from BN NY. Again.

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