Okay, so you own a car wash; it’s a busy Saturday afternoon and you have customers lined up at every bay when suddenly a pump fails, a belt breaks, or even something as simple as a nozzle is clogged.
The International Carwash Association’s annual event, The Car Wash Show, took place May 9-11 in Nashville, TN, a city in which the association last pitched its tent 17 years ago.
Benchmarking is the process of comparing business processes and performance metrics to industry best practices from other companies.
One challenge facing car wash operators going forward is thought to be the increasing difficulty in finding additional revenue opportunities. The principal reason for this is the highly competitive car wash markets.
My uncle, my mother’s brother Bill Thacher, started in the car wash business in 1947. In the ‘50s I started working for him during vacations and holidays from school. My duties varied from steam cleaning white walls to being a...
“The worst customer service experience ever! The lobby was dirty, and the bathroom had hair on the toilet seat.
Before we begin talking about the history of car wash soap specifically, we should start with a bit of history of soaps and detergents in general. There is one main cleaning ingredient that all humans need, and that would be...
One of the major problems in the detailing industry is the lack of appropriate pricing. This is due to several factors. One reason is customer expectations of detailing pricing.
With real estate prices soaring, and the car wash industry booming, some have resorted to buying properties that wouldn’t have been considered even just a few years ago. While it’s one thing for a newcomer to the industry to...
Every savvy car wash owner and operator reviews ways to increase revenue and drive new business. Partnering with the right finance company and using financing effectively can greatly impact the success of your business.
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