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Winterizing - Make it Through the Off Season
As you read this column, we are entering yet another fall season. For many detailers across the country, business starts to wind down.

Carpet Cleaning - A Hot-Water Extractor Is Essential
One of the larger surface areas to clean on the interior of a vehicle is the carpeting. Now, when I say “carpeting,” I am referring to carpeted floor mats, the carpeting on... More »

What’s in a Name?
A detail business is judged on the quality of its work, not the cleverness of its name, but sometimes a new moniker can help propel a detailer to the next level.

Manufacturers' Showcase

Detail Products – February 2017
Clean World Distribution Inc. Valencia, California The Rhino-Mat Auto Mat Wash & Dry system is a leader in automotive floor mat cleaning systems. What’s New/Best... More »

Detail Products – February 2016
KC Chemicals Inc. Travelers Rest, South Carolina KC Chemicals Inc. manufactures a full line of chemicals for the car wash and detailing industries including presoaks,... More »

Detail Products – February 2015
Cleaning Systems Inc. De Pere, Wisconsin Cleaning Systems Inc. (CSI) is a leading manufacturer of cleaning and protection products for the car wash and commercial... More »

Product Showcase

CUSTOM ORIFICES
Industrial Specialties Mfg., (ISM) manufactures Custom Fittings for both assemblies and orifices. New upgrades in technology, have simplified the ISM processes allowing for... More »

STAIN REMOVING
Meguiar’s® has developed two new interior cleaning products to help car care pros remove even the most stubborn stains. These new products include Meguiar’s Professional... More »

EASY-TO-USE THERMOSTATS
EasyHeat, maker of WarmTiles™ floor warming systems, introduced the dual-voltage programmable EasyHeat FGS and FG Thermostats. The thermostats are engineered to provide... More »

  Profile in Success

What’s in a Name?
A detail business is judged on the quality of its work, not the cleverness of its name, but sometimes a new moniker can help propel a detailer to the next level.

Going Hog Wild
Harry Sandwith has always had a passion for motorcycles. A passion he has turned into a thriving detail business that has become a Mecca for motorcycle enthusiasts throughout... More »

The Experience Redefined
Good or bad every car wash can be described in a few short words. “Fast service.” “Modern equipment.” “Helpful employees.”

Vendor News

Detail Products – February 2017
Clean World Distribution Inc. Valencia, California The Rhino-Mat Auto Mat Wash & Dry system is a leader in automotive floor mat cleaning systems. What’s New/Best... More »

Detail Products – February 2016
KC Chemicals Inc. Travelers Rest, South Carolina KC Chemicals Inc. manufactures a full line of chemicals for the car wash and detailing industries including presoaks,... More »

Detail Products – February 2015
Cleaning Systems Inc. De Pere, Wisconsin Cleaning Systems Inc. (CSI) is a leading manufacturer of cleaning and protection products for the car wash and commercial... More »

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