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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 »

Vehicle Damage - Prevention and Indemnity
Every car wash in every part of the country has had the customer who comes back around after a visit and blames the car wash for scratching their car. You know it wasn’t the... More »

Car Wash and Detail - More than One Way to Combine Services
Pundits assert the client base for commercial car washing consists mostly of territorially minded, family-owned businesses, and the investor-type, i.e., strictly business.

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 »

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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 »

Express Change
For over 30 years Posh Car Wash has operated as a typical full serve — huge facilities, lots of overhead, and a massive amount of labor. But six months ago the wash made its... More »

Zippy Growth
Thirty-one is a massive number when you are talking car wash locations. The sheer financial and logistical prowess required to own and operate a chain of that size is beyond... 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 »

CAR WASH APP
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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