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High-end auto detailing company opens in Lafayette Tim Washington converts his hobby into Full Attention to Detail.

by Wynce Nolley

Tim Washington, owner of Full Attention to Detail

When Tim Washington received his first vehicle at age 14, he didn’t take it for granted. In fact, he paid meticulous detail to maintaining and preserving the look of his vehicle. Eventually, he turned his talent into a weekend hobby by taking in vehicles from friends and family and detailing them in his own garage.

Today, Washington has converted his seasonal hobby into a full-time automotive detailing company called Full Attention to Detail.

“If your vehicle has a clear coat on it then I correct it, restore it, preserve it and maintain it,” says Washington.

The company has relocated from Washington’s private garage to a 5,000-square-foot facility in the Canebreak area near Pinhook Road that offers drop off and delivery service.

Full Attention to Detail says it is Lafayette’s only high-end automotive detailing company that is affiliated with the International Detailing Association and is the area’s only authorized installer of Optimum Technologies secondary coatings. And while restoring, correcting and protecting vehicles are the major services he now offers, Washington says he is always working to increase the level of service his company offers.

“I’ve networked with detailers worldwide, and we talk about technology and the issues that we have with certain types of finishes, certain types of automakers and how they mix their clear coats and what products to use,” he says. “I’m also an authorized installer of the secondary coating. I’m the only one within a 100-mile radius of Lafayette who is authorized to install that.”

With the new location opening to the public this week, Full Attention to Detail plans to celebrate by hosting a cocktail party at its new location on Saturday, April 9, starting at 7 p.m. where the entire community is invited to have drinks, enjoy hors d'oeuvres, mingle with the staff and current clients and see examples of what Full Attention to Detail offers its clients.

Full Attention to Detail is now open at 122 Row 3 in Lafayette, just off of Pinhook Road. For more information, including access to the company’s portfolio, click here.