The obvious question for any car valeting company is what is the
most disgusting car you've had to clean? For Autoval it was
probably this Volvo estate, although we have had quite a few close
runners up. Bought by a motor trader in 1988 for £50 from a man who
used it as a builder's van. Just cleaning the inside took three
days, and the dirt was so bad that a shovel was used to clear the
The valet cost the dealer £200 at the time,
and he later sold the car for £1700. A profit of £1450 can't be bad
for £200 worth of work. Our professional full valet can add between
£200 and £500 to the value of a car and the average full valet
costs just over £100, but most importantly a valet can make the
difference between the car being sold or not...
SAAB Convertible stored for four years under/in trees and bushes (We
had to tow it out of the undergrowth).
Ford Focus Dog walkers car. This took 11hours to
clean just the inside. Forgot to take the "After" photos we were so