Auto Detailing

Detail Authority is a professional automotive detailing company that has been servicing Northern Virginia since 1987. Over the almost 30 years of business we have serviced over 80,000 vehicles, always working to provide our customers with top quality service. We use some of the best products available to the industry. We understand not all customers have the same concerns, therefore not every detail gets treated the same. We care about what we do and it shows in our work.

Professional Auto Detailing in Fairfax VA
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*this is a general guide only

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Detailing Services

Complete Detail

(approximately 6-8 hours)

Hand wash and dry of exterior
Moderate bug and tar removal
Claying of paint to remove moderate surface containments
Clean tires, rims and wheel wells
Clean door jambs
Light 1 step polish of exterior to remove light surface marks and add gloss to paint.
Application of wax
(additional buffing/polishing/compounding to remove deeper marks -by estimate)
Detail logos and trim to remove excess polish & wax residue
Dress tires and trim
Clean exterior windows & mirrors
Vacuum interior and trunk
Shampoo carpets, seats and floor mats (no headliners)
Clean and dress all interior vinyl (dash, console, door panels)
Clean and condition leather seats
Dress tires
Clean interior windows & mirrors

Compact-small cars-$325
Mid- Large Cars-$375
Small –Mid SUV, Wagons, Small Trucks-$425
Large SUV, Mini Van, F/S Reg. Cab Trucks-$475
Suburban & Oversized Vehicles-by estimate

Exterior Detail

(approximately 3-5 hours)

Hand wash and dry of exterior
Moderate bug and tar removal
Claying of paint to remove moderate surface containments
Clean tires, rims and wheel wells
Clean door jambs
Light 1 step polish of exterior to remove light surface marks
Application of wax
(additional buffing/polishing/compounding to remove deeper marks -by estimate)
Detail logos and trim to remove excess polish & wax residue
Dress tires and trim
Clean exterior windows & mirrors

Compact-small cars-$200
Mid- Large Cars-$250
Small SUV, Wagons, Small Trucks-$300
Mid-Large SUV, Mini Van, Reg. Cab Trucks-$350
Suburban & Oversized Vehicles-by estimate

Interior Detail

(approximately 3-5 hours)

Vacuum interior and trunk
Shampoo carpets, seats & floor mats (no headliners)
Clean and dress all interior vinyl (dash, console, door panels)
Clean and condition leather seats
Clean interior windows & mirrors

Compact-small cars-$200
Mid- Large Cars-$250
Small SUV, Wagons, Small Trucks-$300
Mid-Large SUV, Mini Van, Reg. Cab Trucks-$350
Suburban & Oversized Vehicles-by estimate

Mini Detail

(approximately 2-3 hours)

Hand wash and dry of exterior
Moderate bug and tar removal
Claying of paint to remove moderate surface containments
Clean tires, rims and wheel wells
Wipe door jambs
Application of wax
Vacuum interior and trunk
Light wipe down of interior (no heavy cleaning)
Dress tires
Clean windows & mirrors

Compact-small cars-$175
Mid- Large Cars-$200
Small SUV, Wagons, Small Trucks-$250
Mid-Large SUV, Mini Van, Reg. Cab Trucks-$275
Suburban & Oversized Vehicles-by estimate

Wether you are looking for a complete detail, interior detail, exterior detail or just a maintenance service, we have many packages to fit your needs.  Please take a look at our most popular detailing packages.  If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment please call our office at 703-978-7800.

Additional add on services

add-ons require other services and are not A La Carte.

Odor Removal

Removal of various odors such as pet odor, smoke, mold and mildew smells, and other odors can be removed by various methods depending on the type of odor. Odor removal usually takes 2-3 days for most typical odors.

Enzyme additive – $75
Ozone Treatment – $125

Overspray Removal

Overspray removal such as paint overspray, asphalt sealer, stains and other types of overspray on your vehicles paint can usually be removed without damaging your paint. Plastic items can be tougher if not impossible to remove once the overspray has dried. Removing any overspray from plastic or painted surfaces is a time sensitive matter, and needs to be removed ASAP before it cures.

Pricing by estimate only

Paintless Dent Removal (PDR)

PDR Pricing guide- 

Many factors can influence pricing. This is to be used as a general guide only.  We would be happy to take a look at your vehicle in person and evaluate the damage to give you an exact price.  Prices below are for side panels (doors, fenders, quarter panels) hood, and trunk lids only.  Prices for roofs, rails, pillars are by estimate only after inspection of vehicle.  If you have any questions please give us a call to discuss your dent.

 

Size of dent                 In Shop

Estimate                     Free

1”                                $150

2”                                $200

3”                                $250

4”                                $300

5” and larger                 by Estimate Only

 

Factors:                                   Increase

Aluminum panels                   50%

Body lines and contours         25%

Double metal panels              25%

Glue pulling                            25%

Laminated glass                     25%

High strength steel                 50%

Obstructed damage                by Estimate

 

Discounts:

-May apply when having PDR done with other services at our location.

-Multiple dents per panel

-Multiple panels with dents

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