Tag: Car Wash/Detailing Shoppers

Self-Service Makes up 60% of Car Wash Profits

"Up until a few years ago, wand-bay type car wash properties had declined and fallen out of favor with new investors as well as existing owner/operators. Now that the economy and car wash industry are growing again, this may be a good time to revisit the self-service business model, reports Cash Wash Magazine."

Car Washes to Promote Spring Cleaning Services

"Spring brings blooming flowers, outdoor activities … and the arrival of tree sap. It can drip onto whatever is below, and that can often be your car. Left alone, tree sap can be unsightly at best. At worst, it can damage your car’s paint job and lead to rust, says Consumer Reports."

Car Washes, Detailers Should Market Touch-Up Paint Services

Why your local car washes and detailing service providers should consider offering touch-up paint services: minor paint repair services can boost revenue potential for car care businesses. A growing trend is to include paint touch-up services to repair chips, dings and small scratches. According to a 2014 survey of automotive appearance professionals, 48 percent of detailers and other auto appearance techs reported offering customers paint touch-up services, and 68 percent noted that they were self-taught.