How To Keep Your Car Wash Tunnel Packed All Year Round

With gas prices approaching a three-year high and an increasing number of small car washes fighting for their piece of the market, times can get tough for car washes. That being said, there’s a lot of opportunities out there: the industry is growing nearly 3% per year, and trends in car ownership and usage are being positively affected by the burgeoning economy and the rise of on-demand transportation services. There is also a growing number of home-washers and amateur ...

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Running the perfect car wash step by step: a guide for car wash managers

Recently we published our handy how-to infographic for running the perfect car wash (you can read it by clicking here). It has been pretty well received, but we thought we would go into some more detail about just how you can get the best results at every step of the car wash, from tires to top. After all, running the perfect car wash needs care and attention at every step. So here’s our overview of optimizing your wash to ...

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How to Turn Your Car Wash Into A Profit Machine

The car wash industry is in a great place right now. In an IBISWorld Industry Report that examined the US Car Wash industry, annual revenue in this market has surpassed the $10-billion mark, with growth expected to continue at around 1.7% per year to 2021 and beyond.

However, this growth has seen a huge increase in competition, especially among smaller car washes. Today, there are over 80,000 wash locations across the country, a development that has been accompanied by an explosion ...

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Picking the best treatment for your customers cars, whatever the climate

Cleanliness is next to godliness, and when it comes to cars there is nothing more heavenly than that deep, well-cared-for luster you can see your reflection in. Taking care of your clients’ cars isn’t just about looks: protective treatments help to preserve the vehicle exterior and preserve its resale value. However, getting this protective coat is a challenge when the elements and environment conspire against you. You need to make sure the products you’re using in your wash — and ...

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4 Unbeatable Solutions to Increase Customer Loyalty at Your Car Wash

According to car wash industry research, there’s been a boom in small car wash businesses. ICA estimates show that the industry has never been this competitive, with nearly 80,000 car washes in North America fighting for their slice of the $15-billion industry. If you want to get an edge on your competitors, you need to treat your customer base like royalty. After all, retaining existing customers is much more cost effective than finding new ones.

That said, here ...

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How to create the perfect car wash

According to IBIS, the Car Wash and Auto Detailing industry is expecting continued growth for the next five years. However, at the same time the four largest car wash companies that once dominated the market only account for 6% of this $11bn industry. Small to medium enterprises are becoming a greater force to reckon with, but with this opportunity comes massive competition. Here are some tips to improve car wash efficiency and get your car wash to peak performance.

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