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Iron Fox: Investing in Car Washes for Fun and Profit

If you’ve got money to invest then you might consider parking it in the stock market or buying a piece of real estate. But increasingly, more and more investors are adding car washes to their portfolio. On this week’s episode of The Iron Fox Podcast, company president Dominic Lewinsohn shared what attracted him to the…

Chemical Customization Positively Impacts Carwashes

They say it’s all about good chemistry, and nowhere is this more true than in modern car washes. From soap, chemicals, and the right equipment, the interaction of these elements determines how clean a vehicle will look after it leaves the carwash. Knowing the science behind the chemistry allows carwash owners to make informed product…

Innovations Have Reduced Water Consumption in Car Washes

While car washes are not typically thought to be water-conserving establishments, the truth about them may be surprising. On average, the car wash industry’s water conservation efforts lead communities to save more water than other businesses. Most updated car wash facilities have water reclamation systems that allow the re-use of water while the utilization of…

Three Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make When Building a Car Wash

When building a car wash, several factors are important to consider, such as location, type of car wash, and legal and tax issues. However, these are the three most common mistakes: Conduit placement errors during construction Insufficient space for turning radius Incorrect slop of trench Luckily, Iron Fox has experts to advise you on issues…

A Day in the Life of a Carwash Operator

Running your own car wash is a demanding business. It can, however, be an excellent investment for the budding entrepreneur. There are many advantages to launching a car wash business, and the demand for clean cars will never wane, so it’s a business with long-term potential. There are some disadvantages as well, including having to…