Tips & Tricks

Top 10 Benefits of LED Lighting

Top 10 Reasons why you should use LED Lighting By far the most energy efficient, the cleanest and most eco-friendly way of illumination is LED lighting, which is basically digital light and comes with a multitude of amazing benefits. In fact, they make a big leap in technology that can be seen as much of an upgrade as converting from analog to digital. LED is digital light, and the advantages...

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Water: A Big Part of Car Wash Costs…x2!

Many washes are charged for water twice… …once for water use, and once for sewer discharge, it’s vital that owners save this precious resource in every reasonable way possible that doesn’t take away from the quality of the carwash.   Working with your municipality There are some simple questions that every carwash owner should be able to easily answer: How many cars do you wash on...

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Cold Hard Facts about Water

Understanding how the types of water in a carwash impact product performance In general, there are three types of water that are used in carwashes: Hard water, soft water, and reverse osmosis (RO) water. For this article I will not be discussing reclaimed water. Each of these types of water has an impact on a carwash owner/operator’s goal of producing a clean and dry car. It is important to...

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Increasing Your Online Presence

Tips to bring those Customers back time and time again In his education session at the 2014 Car Wash show 1st of April in Chicago, Social Media and Google SEO expert Patrick O’Malley gave an overview of how many different social media tools can work for carwashes. While Yelp has always stirred a bit of controversy, with accusations that reviews are falsified or payment is necessary to get...

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Creating Customer Loyalty

Tips to bring those Customers back time and time again It is true that if customer loyalty were easy to come by then every business would be showing successful program retentions and extensive revenue growth year after year. So, how much loyalty is necessary to be successful? For retail-petroleum or convenience-store (c-store) site owner/operators who offer a carwash, research data suggests that...

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