We are open to serve our customers and municipalities through these times for pick up and drop off service during our normally scheduled hours. We have always prided our shop on cleanliness and have gone even further to ensure the safety of our staff and customers. Moving forward, Shade Tree Auto is committed to following the guidelines of the State of Iowa and direction from the CDC regarding our services.

Who We Are

The mission & vision of Shade Tree Auto

Our mission is to help our customers make informed decisions regarding the safety and longevity of their vehicle. 

Our vision is to create a new perception of the auto repair industry through respecting our employees, customers, and community.

Giving back 

Giving back to the Greater Des Moines Community

It is the support of our community that helped us grow Shade Tree into what it is today, and we make it a priority to offer our time, skills, and finances to help our community continue to grow and improve.

Chamber of Commerce memberships

We are proud to be part of the Grimes Chamber of Commerce, Urbandale Chamber of Commerce, and Johnston Chamber of Commerce who are all dedicated to improving greater Des Moines communities for their residents and businesses.

Organization memberships

We are a member of the Better Business Bureau of Greater Iowa and our owner, Clint, serves as a board member on the DMACC Automotive Technology Advisory Board and Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute.

Local sponsorships & volunteer efforts

We love sponsoring organizations we feel passionate about including the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute, the Grimes Volunteer Support Services, and we fund a scholarship each year through the Dallas Center Grimes Education Foundation.

We also try to volunteer our time to assist associations around the area with their needs including the Grimes Volunteer Support Services and helping the Grimes Kiwanis Club manage their annual extravaganza.

We’re Certified

Receive service from ASE certified technicians

We want you to feel reassured knowing your vehicle is getting serviced by qualified, certified technicians. All of our technicians are Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified and Shade Tree auto is a NAPA auto care center and AAA approved repair shop. 

Award Winning

Our awards