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When the snow started falling this winter of 2021, it seemed like it did not want to stop. And we’re not just talking our usual suspects of the Northeast and Midwest … we saw relentless snow NATION wide all across the board! This meant lots of street cleaning and salt on the road, and in […]

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Expert Advice — Committing to the Best Location

The old adage location, location, location, I think is what we want. We always want the best location we’re going to do the most business. Now, we can certainly analyze that and say, what’s the traffic count, because we know that picking a site is not an exact science. So, is it traffic count that […]

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Expert Advice — Becoming Relevant to a New Customer

We feel that it’s extremely important to have your own look and a professional look on any boulevard in America today. There is not better opportunity to capture a new customer than right in front of you, off the boulevard. We can do radio. We can do TV advertisements and we can do mailers. None […]

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Expert Advice — Staying Relevant to Existing Customers

First of all, we are always committed to constant and never-ending improvement. That’s a mindset here and all of our employees and family members are constantly committed to that. And the way we do that is we travel a lot and we visit a lot of other operators. We try to stay abreast of our […]

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Efficient Detailing is Here

If you had to venture a guess you might guess that the dirtiest thing in your car might be the steering wheel since it is what you touch the most. Studies show, however, that the radio knob is the dirtiest thing in your car. If you think about it more it makes sense since it […]

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Expert Advice — Free Vacuums

My name is Phil Degeratto. I’m with Buddy Bear Car Wash in Chicago. We have six locations, and I’ve been washing cars for over 30 years. Well, currently, we have six locations. Two of them have the gas and convenience stores, and the rest are they express exterior models. We have a strong monthly membership […]

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Expert Advice — Belt Conveyors

I’m Steve Timmer. I’m with Wash U. I’m one of the partners with Wash U. Well, we got in the express business almost 12 years ago. So, between owning and operating and building washers, we’ve primarily done expresses. My name is Michael Timmer. I’m with Wash U Carwash. This will be my 12th year in […]

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Expert Advice — Chemical Injection Systems

Expert Advice — Chemical Injection Systems

Hi, my name is John Imreibe. I own and operate the Royal Touch Car Wash. We have two locations in Chicago, and we’ve been in the carwash business for 18 years. Our first site was started back in 1999, and we added a second location in 2003. The main reason for any foamed application inconsistency […]

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What do you call a clean car with dirty mats? A dirty car!

Whether you offer free self-serve vacuuming with your express wash or provide interior detail services, the AVW Mat Cleaner delivers clean mats for your customers. Mats are brushed and scrubbed quickly and easily (in minutes) removing summer sand or winter salt. And, the AVW Mat Cleaner accommodates a wide range of shapes and sizes, from […]

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Troubleshooting common car wash problems

Bob Schaefer, AVW’s sales/customer support and resident expert, is featured in an article in the current edition of Professional Carwashing & Detailing. The article looks at some of the most common problems car washers face and how to fix them.

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