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Out of Space? Consider A Car Wash Building Extension
According to the United States Census Bureau, there are over 100,000 car wash facilities in the United States. A large percentage of these facilities are aging and either... More »

Site Selection 102 - An Updated Guide to Finding Success
Nostalgia is an interesting word. Chances are good that simply reading it evoked a fond memory. Was it a car you owned? Maybe a movie you saw or some family event from when... More »

WOW Carwash Opens in Littleton, CO
WOW Carwash opened its doors for business in Littleton, CO on June 14, 2017, marking the occasion with a grand opening celebration. For consumers the good cheer continued for... More »

Manufacturers' Showcase

Cleaning You Softly - The Gentle Side of Automated Car Washes
The Holy Grail of the car wash industry has long been to deliver the cleanest possible vehicles to demanding customers in the gentlest, fastest, most profitable way.... More »

  Profile in Success

Extreme Clean
Dealing with a little dirt and grime is just part of the job when you are in the car wash business. But some washes get an unfair share of filthy, mud-covered vehicles and... More »

Lights, Camera, Detail
Most detailers toil in obscurity. They report to the shop, turn in a full day’s work, and head home with little recognition or accolade. That is the life of veteran detailer... More »

The Name Says It All
What’s in a name? A car wash’s brand is one of the key components of the business. It should portray a sense of purpose and act as a beacon guiding the community to its... More »

Vendor News

Executive Forecast
Executives of four car wash equipment manufacturing companies agreed to participate in this year’s look ahead to what the following 12 months might hold for the industry. The... More »

Get Washed, a new mobile app, allows local car washes to expand their customer base and encourage customer loyalty by offering deals directly to users’ smartphones for a... More »


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