The car wash industry is filled with stories of owners and operators who spend their entire career in the industry.
2020 has been a challenging year for the car care industry. Widespread uncertainty coupled with stay-at-home orders have taken their toll on car washes and detail centers across the country.
Unlimited wash memberships have taken the industry by storm. Growing in lockstep with the express exterior model, you would be hard pressed to find a tunnel operator that doesn’t offer some version of the concept.
Since April, I have been focusing this column on providing information about the pandemic and recommendations on safety procedures.
Looking back on the last few issues of Auto Laundry News, I have desperately tried to keep up with the Coronavirus Pandemic situation and how it affects our industry.
In this month’s column, I would like to start with clarification of terms that are used to describe the current virus and the illness it causes. I would also like to address how detailers can help eliminate the virus from...
As we begin to assess our approach to automotive detailing in the midst of a pandemic, it is critical that detailing technicians have an understanding of the issues involved in working on customer vehicles, especially interiors.
In last month’s column, I used the word “hysteria” to describe my personal view of the state of our nation with regard to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The term hydrophobic refers to molecules and surfaces that repel water. Water on hydrophobic surfaces such as oil will exhibit a high contact angle, which is used to quantify the wettability of a solid surface by a liquid.
The professional detailer has always dealt with cleaning surfaces prior to the application of dressings. But what about disinfecting — the removal of what could be deadly pathogens within the interior?
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