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Shop Layout - Affects Performance and Perception
The efficiency of a detail operation can be directly affected by the way the detail shop is laid out. Additionally, the layout will determine, in part, the visiting... More »

Paper Work - Bookkeeping and Accounting
Congratulations! Your detail operation is up and running and you have customers. So now that your employees are buzzing away, completing paid job after paid job, you need a... More »

Coatings - Unraveling the Mystery, Part I
The automotive detailing world is seemingly in its “second round” of buzz about ceramic coatings. They first made the scene around the mid-2000s with promises of “never touch... More »

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

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.”

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 »

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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