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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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Is It Time To Change Your Menu?

When is it time to change the services you offer to your customers? What services do you add or do away with? How do your services compare to your competitors? Is it time for a change? The carwash business is like any other service business when it comes to evaluating the services you offer. You adjust your services based on a number of market factors such as the economy, customer perception and...

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Building Your Customer Base

Six Important Questions to Build a Larger Customer Base within your reach Nothing is more important in the carwash world today, than operators washing more cars. Most operators who have survived the horrific “revenue drought” of the past few years would agree. But is belief enough? To take your wash to the next level, you must transform that principled belief into a massive action program. How...

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Prepare Your Wash for Winter

How to Prepare Your Wash for the Winter Preparing Your Wash for Winter Operations: Fall is in the air.  YIKES!  Just yesterday it was hot!  We all had good intentions this year…get out in front of the cold blast, but other things came up. Car wash operators are notorious for forgetting the nagging winter issues once the weather warms up. The sun is a feel good prescription for the winter blues...

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Prepare Your Wash for Winter

Part 1 – Preventative Car Wash Maintenance for Winter As an operator of a car wash, planning for winter can be overwhelming because of the many issues that need to be addressed. The best way to tackle all the items is to develop a plan of attack. Many operators “claim” they have a winter preparations plan but many times it’s “all up in their head”.  As a good owner/operator once told me if...

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