Mobile Car Washing
Questions and Answers

Mobile car washing here in Orange County, CA is a popular way to have your car washed at work or home. Typically these same mobile car wash services also provide many additional detail services. Auto Fetish Detail not only operates differently than most mobile car wash services, but differently than most mobile car detailing services here in Orange County. Use the following Q. and A. session to see how we operate in a way that creates a higher level of value to you and our current customers.

Q. Does Auto Fetish do mobile washing?

A. No, not in the traditional sense. This simply means that if you are looking for a basic mobile wash job, or looking for weekly mobile washing services, we are not the choice for you.

Q. How can we detail a car if we do not do mobile washing?

A. This is one key area we are different than the other traditional mobile detail services here in Orange County. We actually place a value on your money just as much as we value our own money. This is why we teach our customers how to get the most out of our detail services, and one of the best ways to do this is to have your car washed prior to our detail appointment. This simply means that you are paying us to do what we do best and that is detailing, not washing. This may seem rather strange at first, but suddenly becomes very clear upon closer examination for most people.

Q. I have a weekly mobile detailer that washes my cars each week, why would I choose Auto Fetish for my detailing services?

A. We are a professional detail company and specialize in custom and personalized detailing. It really has to do with the level of professionalism and experience you are looking for. It is very easy for guys to get into the mobile washing business, and then offer detail services to their customer base. While these detailers can perform standard detail services, they simply lack the skill set and experience necessary to deliver professional grade results when it comes to all areas of specialized car detailing. This higher level of professionalism may or may not be for you; only you can decide that.

Q. It seems strange to use a mobile detailer only for the washing, and Auto Fetish to do any actual detail services?

A. At first, many people feel as if they are "cheating" on their mobile car washing service; we can't decide that for you. Just know that we have many accounts that simply do not trust their entry level mobile car wash service to the higher levels of expectations they have for their cars. Trust us on this one; you will get over it quickly.

The Auto Fetish Difference

car washingAt Auto Fetish Detail we actually make decisions and build our services as though we were in your shoes. This means we make decisions and operate as though it was our cars and our money being spent. Yes we realize this is a novel approach to doing business, but is mostly a direct result of our own frustrations of the over-promise and under-deliver mentality that seems to dominate so many other areas of life.

Car Detail Professionals, Not Car Wash Professionals

Since we are charging you to detail your car, then we think it makes sense to have us do what we do best and that is car detailing! Most people simply look at the detailing process in the traditional way that includes having your car washed at the same time your car is detailed; we think this is poor use of your money. Many people do not realize that in order for us to do any actual detailing, we have to remove the superficial dirt from your car first. This is the same superficial dirt that a $10.00 car wash will remove. We see no sense in paying car detailing rates for the car wash process.

Keeping it Simple

It is this simple; if you want maximum results with your money, have your car washed a day or two prior to our appointment.

car washing

If this is not important to you and you prefer the ultimate convenience, then don't worry about it as we will simply take care of the washing as part of the overall process when we show up to detail your car. We still have many customers who simply demand the ultimate convenience and you might be one of them. We can discuss this over the phone when you call.

The Auto Fetish Difference

car washingIt is really all about maximizing your dollar and increasing the value of my detailing services to you. If you value your money as much as I do, then I am simply showing you how to get more for your money; have your car washed first before I come to detail it, and I will then spend 100% of the cost of the detail doing just that...detailing!


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What People are Saying


You did an amazing job with our RV. I honestly cannot believe how great it looks. Seriously; it just looks so good!
Thank you!

Eddie L.
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA


Darren took my 9 year old Acura MDX and made it spectacular! I believe his knowledge and attention to "detail" goes above and beyond!
Thank you!

Craig Leitch
Foothill Ranch, CA


I'm somewhat of a car nut. Always have been and I don't mind it a bit. I also thought I had the very best detailer out there but boy did I blow that one. My son insisted I try Darren at Auto Fetish and I succumbed to the pressure and did. I did not realize what perfection looked like until Darren announced my car was completed. The depth of the shine, the attention to detail and the thoroughness of the work were well beyond any past experience. No question Darren really takes his work seriously and the customer reaps an enormous benefit. If you take pride in your wheels, Darren's the man!!
Larry T.
Huntington Beach, CA


Darren - Thank you for an honest quote over the phone, early arrival, and most importantly an outstanding detail job which restored my car back to excellent condition. The paint touch up looks great and my leather seats are super clean and sport a "new" conditioned look. Keep up the good work!
Bill C.
Fullerton, CA


Darren - I just got a call from my mom and she is really, really happy with her car! This is the reason I referred you as you are professional in all you do, so thank you. That car means more to her than her children; you have a customer for life!
Thank you again!

Andy
Placentia, CA


Darren - the scratch you fixed on my Mustang Cobra looks really, really good! Unless you are a professional car buyer you would not even notice it. It looks so much better than before; thank you!
Dennis A.
Anaheim Hills, CA


I spent considerable time looking for the right person to detail my 2007 Porsche Cayman-S (Black). I was impressed with the recommendations and accolades Darren received on his website including the samples of cars he had detailed. I was even more delighted after he finished detailing my car. It looked amazing; inside, outside, the wheels, everything. I will be using Darren for my detailing needs and will recommend him to the folks in my Porsche club.
J. Adorante
Irvine, CA


I have been using Darren’s professional detail services, Auto Fetish Detail, for close to 15 years now and continue to do so. Darren has taught me and my staff just what real detailing is. Darren is incredibly meticulous and attentive to details. Whenever I have a customer who demands the best, I tell them to call Darren at Auto Fetish. I can always tell when Darren has detailed a car because the level of quality is like no other! He is not the cheapest guy in town, but you can’t beat the quality!
Ron Erickson
President, Exclusive Motors
Placentia, CA


I have known and used Darren's services for 20+ years. I own Xlnt Tint of Anaheim inc. and see many cars every day. When we have a particular customer that needs top notch service, there is nobody else I would trust but Darren! He is very meticulous, and knowledgeable. If you are in need of someone who will take their time but most importantly bring over 20 years of hands on knowledge, this is the company for you.
Mike Schuch
President, Xlnt Tint
Anaheim, CA


"Wow! Now that is what my car paint is supposed to look like; I can't believe what a difference you made! This is exactly what needed to be done, thank you!"
Mike N.
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA


"I took a leap of faith by picking someone on the Internet to detail my bosses boat! I wasn't disappointed! Darren was professional, punctual, and very easy to deal with, and best of all, he did a FANTASTIC JOB! I couldn't have been happier. We will definitely be a repeat customer!!"
Samantha
Maxim Security Systems
Corona, CA


"We have seen the work of other detailers in removing various forms of vinyl car decals and vehicle wraps. Often we have to spend additional hours due to the incomplete removal of old graphics, before we can apply new graphics. Save yourself time and aggravation by calling Darren first and have it done right the first time around; this is the way it should be done!"
Tim Cecil
President, Sign Pros
Brea, CA


"Good job, good service, good follow-up!"
H. Barstow
Anaheim Hills, CA


"I just wanted to let you know that it was a pleasure meeting you on Saturday. You are a true professional and I find it very comforting to know that there are still people out there that take pride in what they do. "
M. Poris
Playa Del Rey, CA


My initial conversation with Darren at Auto Fetish Detail consisted of what his services would provide. Darren did exactly what he described to me and more. Darren detailed parts of the car that never crossed my mind to clean. Darren was promptly at the time, place and date we had agreed upon. Darren’s professional service and meticulous efforts made my car look better than the day I took delivery from the dealer. It was a great experience to deal with Darren and his professional service and work ethics.
Ron Marquez
President, Aquarian Drumheads
Anaheim Hills, CA


"Darren-you have and do continue to produce AMAZING results time and time again, over the last 17 years or so that you have been doing our cars we have never once been disappointed in the least bit. Thank you for always being consistent and reliable!"
Chandler E.
Yorba Linda, CA


"Darren- just wanted to let you know how great my Escalade looks each time you service it. Of course I love the convenience of your services, but what I really love is the quality of work! My husband and I have used other detail services in the past, but none of them spent the time you do on our cars. My husband has a critical eye and has remarked on numerous occasions regarding the quality of your work. With two teenagers and a regular carpool schedule, it is amazing how great the Escalade keeps on looking thanks to you!"
M. Goerlitz
Laguna Beach, CA


"Darren-you treat my cars as though they were yours; thank you!"
Tanya B.
Yorba Linda, CA


"Detail day is my favorite day of the month-I just love the way you make my cars look Darren!"
Theresa D.
Newport Coast, CA


I have generally used other mobile detail services in the past and continue to do so for what I call a normal detail job. But I met Darren through Exclusive Motors as we share the same building. My wife uses the Suburban to run our 3 kids around and it gets very dirty in the process. The carpeting and seating was extremely bad and I thought I was going to have to replace both the carpeting and seating. I told Darren the other detailers in the past were not able to get the carpet and leather very clean. I was floored when I saw the results Darren was able to get! I tell people all the time that I have never paid so much for a detail, but that I have never had such an amazing job either! I send Darren to all my customers who simply demand the best, as Darren is the best!
Craig Haller
President, Exclusive SUV
Placentia, CA


"Darren-your service makes this one area of my life stress free; you do what you say and do so consistently!"
Mike B.
Anaheim Hills, CA


"Darren- whether I send you to my
house or business, I know I can trust
you to take care of business-
thank you!"

David K.
San Clemente, CA


"I swear my Ferrari has never look better; you do amazing work!"
Brian S.
Corona Del Mar, CA


"I wish I could afford you
every week; the cars look so good
when you have done them!"

Griffin W.
Placentia, CA


"My house cleaners don't do
as good a job as you Darren-
will you teach them what clean really is."

Maurice O.
Anaheim Hills, CA


"Darren-
My Mustang has never looked better; you did a fabulous job!
My daughter noticed how much time you spent detailing the Mustang today (something she normally would never be aware of) and asked how much it costs, I told her it is expensive and said I use Darren because he is the best detailer I have ever used.
Darren you do exactly what you say you are going to do, and do so every time!
I use you Darren because you conduct business exactly as I do!
Thanks again! "

D. Reilly
President - CSBA
Orange, CA


"Thank you Darren....
you saved me a "bucket" of money by removing and not replacing
those deteriorated side moldings on my 2005 Chevy truck
and my truck looks new again!"

Steve G.
Anaheim, CA


Darren- I just wanted to call and let you know what a terrific job you did on my motorhome. I really appreciate the effort you put into all the many details of the job! It looks better than the day I picked it up brand new!
J.R. Maurer
Vice Chairman, Thompson National Properties, LLC
Irvine, CA


"I asked Darren to detail my boat like it was his own, and he definitely did! Fantastic job Darren, the boat looks great! I would recommend you to anyone! Thanks for the fast and great service."
Yale Smith
President-Maxim Security Systems
Corona, CA


"The Teton looks fabulous. Thanks for being so responsive and for the great job! Looking forward to seeing you when it's detail time on the cars."
D. Dukes
CEO-Simon Foundation for Education and Housing
Newport Beach, CA


Darren - Thanks again for the beautiful detailing... we appreciate your service
V. Minamyer
Irvine, CA


I used Darren to take off a vehicle wrap on a Ford Econoline van of ours. Darren showed up on time and did a great job removing not only the decals but all the residue that was left from the glue. If you need a vehicle wrap taken off, give Darren a call.
Jake Duehring
Marketing/Product Development
Felt Bicycles
Irvine, CA