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How to Reduce Car Wash Energy Costs

Are you struggling with expensive car wash energy costs? For many, the answer’s a firm yes. As car wash technology has evolved, it’s reliance on electricity, at every stage of the game, has increased, too. Multiple wash and rinse cycles, added equipment, and light shows coupled with the rising price of energy translate into huge profit drains for your wash. Which steps can you take to reduce expensive utility…

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What You Need to Know About Car Wash Distributors

When it comes to a tried and true recipe for car wash success, no shortcuts exist. You must have durable, cutting edge equipment that gets the job done. You need reliable repair technicians to maintain and keep it working in tiptop shape, and you need a steady flow of high-quality car wash supplies. Excellent car wash distributors can support you in all of these areas. Not sure what to…

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Trucking Fleets and Solar Power: A Bright Future

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What’s the future of trucking fleets and solar power? Companies like Mesilla Valley Transportation, Groupe Robert, and K&J Trucking are experimenting with solar panels in innovative and creative ways. They’re using solar panels to stretch money on fuel, reduce maintenance costs, improve uptime, and bring greater convenience to the lives of drivers. Want to learn more about the future of trucking fleets and solar panels? Read on for a…

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The Dangers of Distracted Driving at Car Washes

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In 2016, distracted driving led to the deaths of 3,450 people on American roadways and 391,000 injured the year before that. But distracted driving isn’t just a problem on byways and highways. Distracted driving at car washes is becoming a more prevalent problem, too. It can lead to damage, injuries, and even death. Here are some steps you and your employees can take to protect yourselves and your wash…

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Four Strategies for Increasing Car Wash Net Profits

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Each year, operational and labor expenses increase, which puts you and your wash in a dilemma. Do you raise prices and risk losing customers? Or, do you watch net profits shrink while absorbing these additional costs? If you feel like you’re stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to costs versus profits, you’re not alone. But you have more options than you might think. Read…

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Hot Water vs. Cold Water Pressure Washers

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Hotsy pressure washers are renowned for their rugged durability and dependability. Built to handle the toughest cleaning jobs, it’s no wonder why so many companies turn to them for their industrial cleaning needs. But when it comes to hot water vs. cold water pressure washers, how do they stack up? Read on to learn more about these two types of washers and which one will help you best tackle…

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The State of the Car Wash Industry in 2018

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Did you attend The Car Wash Show 2018 in Vegas? If not, we’ve got the lowdown on what you need to know about the state of the car wash industry. And the news is stellar, Wash Stars, so keep reading! Why all the Excitement? Car wash experts aren’t always the most enthusiastic people out there. But when discussing the state of the industry at April’s event, they used words…

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America’s Truck Driving Shortage

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Did you know that America currently has a truck driving shortage of 51,000 drivers? As a result, shipping costs in the US have risen dramatically. According to the American Trucking Association (ATA), companies like Amazon and Walmart continue to exacerbate the problem by shipping more and more products across the nation. Read on to learn more about the effects of the trucking shortage in America. Delayed Deliveries and Higher…

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Problem Vehicles & Your Wash

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Forward collision warning. Autobraking. Lane departure warning. Lane departure prevention. Adaptive headlights. Blind spot detection. The list of new vehicle technologies goes on and on. In the past three years, the safety features and convenience of automobiles have improved significantly. But these new amenities aren’t always car wash-friendly. Whether you own a private car wash or provide car washes through your auto dealership, here’s what you need to know…

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Make Your Trucking Fleet’s Brand “Clean”

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Think about the top transportation companies in the world. Then, think about the lengths they go to, to keep their trucks shiny and spotless. Take NASCAR, for example. Have you ever seen a dirty NASCAR hauler? Probably not. Why? Because they understand the value of clean. Read on to learn more about promoting your trucking company’s image with well-maintained, professional-looking equipment. What’s Your Company’s Message? You’ve probably thought about…

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