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How to Get the Driest Car…EVER

Posted by on Apr 26, 2014 in AAW News, Tips & Tricks | 0 comments

Everyone knows that a drying agent is the key to drying a car in a tunnel or an automatic car wash Do you use more chemical?  Change chemical?  Move the dryers closer to the last liquid arch or closer? The ultimate answer may be a story of less is more. Everyone knows that a drying agent is the key to drying a car in a tunnel or an automatic car wash. By following these tips, an operator can obtain a vehicle that is “drier” by the end of the drying process. Step 1: Of course, you need to start with a product designed properly to...

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SPOTLIGHT-PDQ Add-on Products

Posted by on Apr 26, 2014 in AAW News, Product Spotlight | 0 comments

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Winter Special – SAVE $4,000!

Posted by on Mar 4, 2014 in AAW News, Tips & Tricks | 1 comment

Get $4,000 off! LaserWash 360, ProTouch Tandem, and ProTouch ICON Take an additional $2,000 off when you order any Access Series Model! View PDF for...

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5 Traits of Successful Carwash Operators

Posted by on Mar 3, 2014 in AAW News, Tips & Tricks | 0 comments

Successful business owners are greatly motivated by one compelling thought: How can my business achieve better financial results? It is apparent, no one wants to own a “me too” business and compete permanently on price. First, they will focus only on productive activities which they themselves can control. This means they will not fault a depressed market or inclement weather conditions for an average or mediocre operation. They know they have no direct control over either of these situations. They will focus, instead, on many...

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Preventive Maintenance

Posted by on Feb 28, 2014 in AAW News, Tips & Tricks | 0 comments

The Importance of Preventive Maintenance An Ounce of Prevention Equals a Pound of Cure “Up time” of a car wash and car wash equipment plays a key role in acquiring and keeping customers as well as minimizing expenses.  Regular Preventive Maintenance (PM) plays a key role in the up time of any self serve, automatic or tunnel car wash and ancillary equipment; water softener, reverse osmosis system and compressors to name a few.  We are sure you agree that if any one of these items fail, the quality of the wash is greatly impacted.   It is just...

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January 2014 Newsletter

Posted by on Jan 27, 2014 in AAW News, Newsletter | 0 comments

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 spam too and you will never receive spam from us. Ever.  We also promise we will never share or sell your information with any 3rd party. View this...

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Going Green with LED Lighting

Posted by on Jan 1, 2014 in AAW News, Tips & Tricks | 0 comments

Why replace my existing lighting? Until recently, little has changed within the carwash lighting industry. For years, metal halide lamps have been the standard. Major advancements in LED technology, combined with innovative fixture designs, have made car wash lighting worth getting excited about. Old, inefficient lighting consumes a large chunk of many sites’ utility bills, maintenance budgets, and carbon footprints. In the past, these high costs were necessary to keep the operation running. This is no longer the case, as the majority of...

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How To Evaluate Your Wash Quality

Posted by on Jan 1, 2014 in AAW News, Tips & Tricks | 0 comments

Every supplier of chemicals should provide a written evaluation report… In our opinion, every supplier of chemicals should provide a written evaluation report that tells you what your chemical usage, costs, strengths and cost percentages are for your wash.   So ask yourself this question … do they?   Many chemical companies simply install their detergents and tell you — you are “all good” — I have everything “set.”  What does  “all good” or “set” mean?  This is where many companies fall short of the mark in delivering all of the facts....

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SPOTLIGHT-PDQ ProTouch Tandem

Posted by on Jan 1, 2014 in AAW News, Product Spotlight | 0 comments

AutoAuto Wash has recently installed several Tandem friction machines in the Colorado area with exceptional results.  Car count at the reload sites has increase significantly year over year at these sites.  The open bay, no treadle, is inviting to even the most intimidated driver.  The flash dry is an impressive customer experience.  If you have been a head strong touchfree operator and haven’t considered a friction in bay automatic, I encourage you to take a hard look at the PDQ Tandem and compare it to the competition. The PDQ  ProTouch®...

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November 2013 Newsletter

Posted by on Nov 27, 2013 in AAW News, Newsletter | 0 comments

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 spam too and you will never receive spam from us. Ever.  We also promise we will never share or sell your information with any 3rd party. View this...

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