Matt’s Wash & Wax is a family-operated auto detailing company that offers same-day service and FREE local vehicle pickup. For non-local vehicle pickup and delivery services, you’ll be charged $20. To schedule your pickup, call 802-373-8492.

A multi-vehicle discount is available for all detailing work. This isn’t your everyday detail car wash! Let our team of experts take care of your vehicles today.

Matt Martelle and his dad

About Matthew Martelle, Our Owner

Matthew Martelle is the owner of Matt’s Wash & Wax. He fell in love with cars when he was 13 years old thanks to his father’s 1966 Chevelle.

Matthew grew up around his parents’ home printing business in Underhill, VT. He always knew that he would open his own business someday.

After a job shadowing project at Browns River Middle School, Matthew’s dream became a reality. He decided to shadow an auto detailing business, and from that moment on he knew that’s what he wanted to do for a career.

During his junior year at Mount Mansfield Union High School, Matthew attended the Business Academy Program at The Center for Technology Essex. The knowledge he gained at CTE became very useful, especially after he graduated high school in 2007.

Unlike his classmates, Matthew wasn’t thinking about college. Instead, he wanted to find a location where he could grow his business. This became a reality when Matthew met the nicest man in the world, Jim Barrett. Jim rented Matthew a 2-car garage on Route 15 in Jericho. The small detailing business slowly turned into a busy detailing shop.

After several years of solid growth, Matthew knew that he needed a bigger space. Plus, he wanted a place of his own. Using the skills he learned from the Business Academy, Matthew created a business plan that allowed him to take his company to the next level.

After more than a year of planning, Matthew was finally able to break ground on what is now the current location of Matt’s Wash & Wax.

Matthew married his wife, Alicia, in July 2013. They currently live in Underhill with their 3-year-old daughter, Aurora, and their dog, Kodi. They love spending time together in the beautiful state of Vermont.

David Morris, Office Manager

David Morris

Office Manager

Hi my name is David. I’m the office manager, and I take phone calls, and make sure everything runs smoothly at Matt’s Wash and Wax. I’ve been with the company since 2019. My goal here is to help the company grow, and putting the pride back into everyone’s rides! I graduated from MMU in 2018, and I played football throughout high school. One quirky thing about me is my love for SAAB’s, and owning them.

Michale Alston, Shop Manager

Michael Alston

General Manager

My name is Michael Alston I’m the Shop Manager. I have been working for the company a little over three years and absolutely love it. My mission every day is to strive to make sure every customer will have the best quality service and experience only here at Matt’s Wash and Wax. My biggest goal is to be able to train the best state of the art detail technicians, and to make the company expand.

Jack Castro, Head Tech

Jack Castro

Head Technician

Hello My name is Jack, I’m the head technician at the Essex location. I Specialize in undercoating as well as the exterior of the Vehicle mainly specialize such as clay bar, engine detail, ceramic buff and ceramic coatings. My goal is to have your car looking like the day it came off the showroom floor.

Chelsea Jarvis, Detail Tech

Chelsea Jarvis

Quality Control – Detail Technician

Hi my name is Chelsea. I’m a detail technician at Matt’s Wash and Wax. I’ve been with the company since the end of 2022. I like to draw in my free time/paint. My goal is to become the best technician I can be. I enjoy this job because I am detail oriented when it comes to cleaning. I also find the entire cleaning process satisfying.

Jehric Hackney, Detail Tech

Jehric Hackney

Detail Technician

I’m Jehric Hackney and I’m a detailing technician here at Matts Wash n Wax. Working here at Matts has been a great experience. Both me and my co-workers take pride in making sure our work is to a professional standard and are always looking to improve for a better customer experience.

Andy Berndal, Production Manager/ Videographer

Andy Berndal

Production Manager/ Videographer

Hi my name is Andy Berndal , I’m a Creative design professional with strong background in graphic arts and expert abilities in Photoshop, Final Cut and Adobe suite. Collaborate effectively with customers, consistently meeting project targets and exceeding expectations. History of developing innovative and fresh graphics, marketing layouts and company branding imagery. While also versed in culture, food and maintenance.

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