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Towels, Part II - Stick with a System that Works
Proper towel selection for a car wash and/or detail center is instrumental in helping to produce a shiny, streak-free car. Towels are an important tool, and deciding which... More »

Drying System Maintenance - It’s All About First (and Last) Impressions
We know how important it is to make a good first impression. After all, it is said you really only get one opportunity. In both personal and business relationships, people... More »

The First Step - The Customer Interview
The most important step in the detailing process happens before the customer’s vehicle is touched. That step is the customer interview, which has three components.

Manufacturers' Showcase

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 »

Detail Products - February 2014
DETAIL PLUS Car Appearance Systems Portland, Oregon DETAIL PLUS Car Appearance Systems is a leader in auto detailing equipment; auto detailing technology; auto detailing... 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 »

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Detailed Training
To enjoy a fruitful detailing career an operator needs to possess more than a collection of car cleaning skills. Successful detailers need to know how to produce a perfect... More »

Putting Employees Behind the Wheel
Car wash owners often think of labor as just an expense. Their employees are a necessary part of the organization, but are rarely the focal point of the business.

Powering Bottom Line Growth
Car wash owners are technology people. They rely on both mechanical and electronic equipment to keep their businesses up and running.

Vendor News

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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