Blue Star Auto Salon is an automotive detailing company located in Everett, WA by Paine Field Airport. Founded by the Trapp family with several generations of auto technologists and enthusiasts, the company incorporates responsible water conservation, air quality (VOCs), and significant reductions in chemicals using the latest innovative steam technology since March 2015.
We use hand washing and waxing to restore customer automobile interiors and exteriors to like new beauty and value. Detail packages are available for every customer’s needs and budget. In addition Blue Star Auto Salon uses the latest technologies including ceramic coatings and paint protection film. These technologies help maintain your vehicle’s finish and help to retain its value.
Meet the Blue Star Auto Salon Team
Stephen Trapp, CEO and Co-Owner, manages and facilitates all auto detailing, providing his expertise and hands-on craft to all vehicles. With sharp attention to detail, Stephen works to ensure the success of every detailing service. He will always take time to go over every service detail and package description so his customer understands benefits and costs of each detailing package.
Stephen is a certified in the installation of Ceramic Pro Ceramic Coatings, SB3 Ceramic Coatings and STEK USA Painting Protection Film. In addition, he is a trainer for SB3.
When Stephen is not at the shop, he enjoys contributing to the community, attending car shows, cruising in his 2022 Ram TRX, and spending time with his family.
Dakotah Burkes, originally from the South, moved to the PNW to seek a more active outdoor life and started his film installation career. Dakotah is known for his amazing film skills and we’re glad to have him on the team. When he’s not working, Dakotah enjoys exploring the nearby mountain trails with his wife and three dogs.
Trace Toney started his journey in the automotive industry with us. He started off as a detailer, and now, he excels in detailing interiors & exteriors, ceramic coatings and now learning how to install paint protection film. On his free time, he’s a big car enthusiast, loves working on them when he gets the chance, and on a nice, sunny day, go fly-fishing.
Walter Velez De Villa Rios has been in the film industry since 2015. He’s proficient in window tint and paint protection film. He and his wife enjoy traveling the world when they can get a break from work. They’ve been to Egypt, various parts of South America, Greece, Italy, France, and just recently the Philippines with their 1-year old son. On weekends, he spends time with his wife and son. He loves being a dad.
Alonso Filho has been making video shorts since he was 4 years old on an old camcorder. Later, at 13 years old, he starting getting clients. He’s won five 1st Place awards, and received 3 scholarships to multiple Universities. When he’s not at the shop filming everyone, Alonso enjoys working on cars and hanging out with his friends. Fun fact: Alonso had a pet goldfish when he was younger. He managed to keep that fish alive for 14 years before having to give it away.