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What makes a happy car wash operator? A car wash operator that makes money. So how does a…

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How to protect your car wash business from hackers

With many car wash businesses moving toward online and mobile app payments, as well as continuing to utilise point-of-sale and customer management software, it is more important than ever to implement cybersecurity measures to not only secure your customer information but also your bottom lines. Fortunately, you can protect your business from hackers right now. Here are a few ways…

Good news for the car washing industry

With restrictions easing across the country and with life looking a bit more like our pre-COVID days, many in our industry are wondering what the future might hold for car wash operators. According to strategy research by Macquarie Group equity analysts, if any part of transportation is experiencing a V-shaped recovery it is car use. Many…

4 things you need to know about car wash water recycling

Water is a precious resource, it is essential for life and until something better comes along, it is an essential requirement for professional car wash businesses. Many operators focus on the chemical cost per wash, but have you calculated your cost per wash for water? The more mileage you can get from every litre of water is not only saving…

Why brand awareness is important for growing your car wash business

It’s a new year and a new decade, and the Professional car wash industry, as always, is facing new opportunities and challenges. Industry consolidation in the United States, where corporate organisations manage large chains of car wash facilities is on the horizon here. Those of us who are old enough can remember the days when most takeaway shops were independents;…

How to perform a titration for alkaline chemicals

Keeping on top of the chemistry in a car wash is critical to ensure that you are delivering a consistent quality to your customers, but also that you are not wasting product or at risk of causing vehicle damage from over dosing. In a touch free wash this is critically important, as you are relying on the performance of your…

How to perform a titration for acid chemicals

Keeping on top of the chemistry in a car wash is critical to ensure that you are delivering a consistent quality to your customers, but also that you are not wasting product or at risk of causing vehicle damage from over dosing. In a touch free wash this is critically important, as you are relying on the performance of your…

9 ways to market your car wash on a budget

The prospect of marketing your car wash can be overwhelming, especially if you only have a small budget to play with. The good news is that marketing doesn’t have to cost thousands or even hundreds of dollars. Here are 9 cheap or free ways to market your car wash: 1. Create a website. There a many free or inexpensive hosting and web development…

4 tips to help you set the right price points for your car wash

As a professional car wash business owner, it’s important to take advantage of opportunities to review your pricing at least once a year, and ensure you are competitive and offering the most updated services and products to your customers. Setting the right pricing for your wash can be a difficult task, with so many diverse car wash businesses out there,…

5 best practices for building an effective car wash menu

Your car wash menu is a critical tool for increasing your car wash revenue. Therefore, when designing your car wash menu, whether you’re a new or established car wash operator, one thing to be very aware of is the clutter factor. The average person sees over 5000 advertising messages a day. So, what does that mean in terms of car…

How to grow your revenue and profit

What makes a happy car wash operator? A car wash operator that makes money. So how does a car wash operator make money? Watch this video to learn how you can start growing your car wash revenue and profit today. Presented by Chelsea Beyer former Sr. Vice President of Sales and Service at Zep Vehicle Care. This video was recorded…