Owning a car is expensive. You've got monthly payments, insurance, gas, routine maintenance- these costs can add up, but at least you know what to expect every month. What you can’t always see coming is when your transmission breaks down, your engine fails, or suddenly your car won’t start. That’s money you didn’t expect to spend, and time you can’t afford to waste getting your car fixed at the shop.
Taking your car into the dealership or a shop to get it repaired can be costly, and of course, extremely time consuming. Luckily, the team at Wrench have come up with a way to maximize efficiency and minimize costs. The consumer-focused Wrench mobile mechanic service has revolutionized the way people get their regular and episodic maintenance by bringing the mechanic to your driveway. Or your workplace. On your schedule, wherever you are.
Wrench is currently serving 4 metropolitan areas, Seattle, Portland, San Diego, and Phoenix with rapid expansion plans to continue disrupting this $60+ billion-dollar industry. Virtuul loved this concept, so we sat down with Wrench CEO, Ed Petersen, to find out what inspired this revolutionary business model.
Petersen came up with the idea after a growing frustration with having to plan an entire day around traditional car maintenance. “We just found so many inefficiencies throughout the whole process” Petersensaid. “Our mission was to remove the hassle of car ownership, save consumers time, and pass savings on to customers. At Wrench, trust is our number one concern.” Wrench can charge less for the same quality service because they don’t have the overhead costs associated with an auto shop and those savings get passed on directly to the consumer. In addition, almost all of Wrench’s certified mechanics are employees, not contractors, and they guarantee the highest quality service with a 1-year/12,000-mile warranty on all the services they perform.
We were most impressed by Wrench’s monthly membership program. For an all-inclusive $14.95 a month, you get a quarterly multi-point inspection, oil changes and tire rotations every 3 months, and even a complimentary car vacuuming. Think of it like getting your car a physical to prevent it from having to go to the emergency room.
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Wrench works around your schedule, and remember, they come to you. If a Wrench mobile mechanic finds a serious issue with your car, they’ll provide an accurate estimate of what it will cost to get it fixed, order the necessary parts, and fix it. If your car requires some work on it that cannot be performed in your driveway, a Wrench mechanic will take your car to an associated shop where they will solve whatever issue you have. All while you watch TV in the comfort of your living room.
If you’re someone who owns an older or used car, a service like Wrench’s can save you a lot of money in the long run with this affordable and convenient maintenance program. For a newer car, keeping it in pristine condition no longer has to seem like a chore. More importantly, you’ll have peace of mind knowing that your car is getting routine check-ups, and that if something does go horribly wrong, you won’t have to go broke getting it fixed.
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