Your shop is an extension of your showroom
The best dealership practices include making your shop is an extension of your showroom! Create your shop to deliver a better retail experience. There is no better way to improve the perception of your brands quality and your dealerships commitment to service than by showcasing the service you deliver.
Effective, memorable and impactful retail experiences can be created in your service department. When your shop is the center piece of your service product, you create customers for life. There is no better way to keep and grow brand loyal customers.
Lounge areas that view into your service department create a more impactful customer experiences. Just like restaurants that have kitchens open to diners that show chefs preparing a wonderful meal, your dealership can create an experience that keeps your customers coming back.
Build brand and dealership loyalty by presenting your service department in the best light possible. It all starts with AutoStone permanent floor systems that are professional, durable, clean and beautiful. AutoStone helps you build better service departments so you can deliver a better service experience.
When you build your shop to showcase your service department an important part is to include a permanent floor that aids in dealership cleaning practices. Why put your service department on display if your floor degrades month after month and year after year? Why put in a floor system that is difficult to clean and maintain? Temporary coatings never stop costing you money. A permanent shop by AutoStone stops the ongoing resurfacing cycle.
An AutoStone permanent floor system is built with our Bright finish which aids dealership cleaning practices. AutoStone tiles resist tire tracking associated with today’s softer, silicone based tires. AutoStone is the best product you can choose for your shop floor.
Your shop is an extension of your showroom, because each positive experience leads to increased service revenue ad future vehicle sales. AutoStone delivers permanence, performance and appearance.
AutoStone Floor Systems is the brand more dealers trust. We have been building the best shop floors for almost 20 years. Automotive is all we do. AutoStone is the best choice for your service department floor system.
We get it, we’re AutoStone. More brands recommend, list or approve AutoStone than any other floor system.
Successful imaging programs distinguish the value of their brand with exceptional service provided by their dealership retailers. Your shop is an extension of your showroom and is an essential component needed to create brand loyalty.
Well-lit service facilities, bright lights, uniformed technicians and branding graphics are important identifiers of successful service facilities. Dealers who build service facilities which showcase their commitment to service will generate more life-long, brand and dealer-loyal customers. Your service department and its’ appearance says more to your customer than all your marketing and advertising combined.
No one knows more about automotive service department floors than AutoStone. We are the only company to provide an industry leading performance warranty (when installed by AutoStone). Approved by more brands because we have earned their confidence after almost two-decades of successful projects and satisfied dealers.
Build it best, build it with AutoStone.
The slip-resistant driveseries! surface is a repeating pattern of three lines elevated above the bed of the tile. These elevated lines provide traction points above where contaminants rest. The driveseries! is a safer, smarter and better surface for your dealership drive and shop areas.
Rugged, yet sophisticated are the comments customers make about the driveseries! surface. Safer, smarter and better is what the driveseries! surface delivers.
Sand paper textured surfaces don’t properly address your STF (slip, trip and fall) risk. There is a significant difference between the driveseries! and other products. Build the best, build it with AutoStone.
Dealers that have put the driveseries! in their dealerships report reduced STF incidents. Additionally, driveseries! customers report greater employee satisfaction, higher morale and more positive customer feedback.
The driveseries! surface looks great, performs even better and is proven to be the best choice for automotive service and shop environments.
Throughout the day, contaminants are tracked onto the service drive and shop floors. Contaminants include oils, grease, solvents and rubber transfer which remain on your floor until a proper cleaning.
The business of automotive service has customers and employees walking on floors where contaminants present. These contaminants create a greater incident for a STF accidents. The floor and surface you choose greatly impacts how effective you will be at managing STF risk.
The driveseries! surface is a smarter design and a better surface to help you manage the risk you face in your service drive and shop work areas.
The reality of automotive service is that your employees and customers are constantly exposed to risk associated with STF’s (slip, trips and falls). Your service drive and shop have constant exposure to oil, solvents, rubber transfer and other contaminants.
Is the floor system you have selected for your service drive and shop areas providing you the best protection to help reduce this risk? When you measure the risk associated with STF’s in your dealership, the driveseries! gives you a better tool to manage that risk.
Moisture migration is faster (when surface is sloped) due to the unique surface design of the driveseries! Water molecules are “sticky” and hold on to random textured (sand paper) surfaces. The driveseries! design channels water and contaminants more quickly to the drain.
The driveseries! is advanced floor surface technology. Safer, smarter, better.
Bright finish cleans easier and looks better in your service drive and shop areas. Bright is a permanent sealant baked-in during the manufacturing process. No other tile product offers the features and benefits that Bright finish offers your dealership. Better performance, better appearance and the best product for your service drive and/or service department.
Other products with “sand-paper” surfaces tend to hold-on to rubber transfer, oil, grease, solvents or other contaminants. Floors darken over time as these contaminants remain embedded on surface. Such surfaces require greater cleaning effort to retard build-up of contaminants.
Your STF (slip, trip and fall) risk increases over time when this condition occurs. As the “sand paper” surface retains rubber transfer, dirt, grease and grime; your risk for a STF’s increase. When moisture is introduced to the surface, these contaminants re-activate which contribute to greater STF accidents.
This service lane looks great all day long. Bright surfaces aid your dealership cleaning practices. Bright is a 100% non-absorptive surface so chemicals and contaminants are easily removed with standard dealership cleaning practices.
Bright finish reflects light and provides greater luminosity in your service department. Bright surfaces not only look great, clean better – but they reflect better on your service department and service product.
Bright is a permanent sealant that lasts for the life of your dealership. Bright is always at work retarding rubber transfer, aiding dealership cleaning practices and presenting your service department in the best light possible. Bright finish is a better product for your automotive service department.
Employees and customers are constantly exposed to STF conditions in the service and shop space. The question you should consider is, “what is the best floor surface to addresses the reality of the services we provide our customers and employees in our drive-lane and service space?”
The driveseries! surface provides dealers a floor that channels liquids while providing greater traction which can help reduce your exposure costly and harmful STF events.
Driveseries! comes with AutoStone proprietary Bright finish technology. Bright is a permanent sealant baked-in during the kiln-firing (manufacturing) process. Bright finish retards rubber transfer and resists staining better than comparative clinker or tile products.