The Pros and Cons of Flat Bed Conveyor Systems 

One of the most talked about innovations in the car industry is the flat belt conveyor. If you own or operate a car wash, you may have asked yourself: “Is a flat belt conveyor right for my facility?” Like most business decisions, the answer is dependent on the business. Flat belt conveyors are a great…

The Power of Self Knowledge

For those with an entrepreneurial spirit, the idea of opening a business is one that probably sparks great excitement, as it should. Smart potential business owners know that they must learn the industry and have a strong knowledge of scheduling, finances and other detail-oriented tasks. But the brilliant business owner realizes that personality is key…

9 Considerations for Car Wash Site Selection

There are plenty of reasons car washes might fail. Poor management and bad employees certainly top the list in the minds of many. Perhaps the most impactful choice leading to success or failure, however, is made before the doors even open. It all comes down to that all too familiar mantra: location, location, location. Site…

Is owning a carwash a good business? Is it easy?

Part II by Henry Weinschenk   Months, sometime years, have passed since you first started the project of building a carwash. You have spent a good amount of money on lawyers, architects, engineers, government fees, etc. besides paying for an expensive piece of land.   You are now ready to buy the wash equipment. There…