November, 2013

November 2013 Newsletter

Each month we release a newsletter that contains tips, tricks, and articles designed specifically for the car wash owner and operator. We will post all our articles and tips & tricks to our blog here each month as well as our printable newsletter copy. If you’d like to receive our newsletter in your inbox each month, subscribe to our newsletter in the form to the right!  Don’t worry we hate...

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Section 179 Savings

Small businesses may write-off up to $500,000 for capital expenditures   Section 179 Section 179 is an incentive created by the U.S. Government to encourage businesses to purchase equipment. Section 179 allows you to write-off up to $500,000 on qualifying equipment. Since this is a small business incentive, there is a dollar-for-dollar phase out after $2 million in purchases. Plus: the Bonus...

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Capturing Extra Dollars

Tips to help identify and target those customers who are willing to pay more per visit. I hope you have had a prosperous and outstanding fall. Out West here, we have had a very short fall season and we are also seeing some of the old numbers (pre-recession) start to trickle back in some cases, with plenty more season left. Now the task at hand is how to capture those extra dollars as they spill...

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Chemicals Are NOT Created Equal

Written by John Lenz, Senior Account Manager SuperSat and SuperBlend Products   Blendco systems was started over 40 years ago with the premise of simplifying the soap process. Their approach is to super saturate the alkaline powder in an automatic system, and blending it with separate surfactants. Since most alkaline based soaps are 18% active at best, this means that you are buying a whole...

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