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This area will be getting a $4 million Metro Express Car Wash that will be up and running by January 2010.
The carwash will be environmentally friendly, will include a 215-foot tunnel and prices will range from $6 to $10.
It will be the third Metro wash in the state.
Owner Bill Martin said, “We’re going to do a lot of cutting edge things at Nampa that haven’t been done before to conserve resources and deliver a drier, cleaner and shinier car. We want to reduce our carbon footprint wherever possible.”
Lake Tahoe, NV
After 15 years of detailing, David Maynard has finally realized his dream and opened his own detail shop and mobile operation.
Tahoe Detailing opened in May, and the fixed-site location also offers mobile services, as well. Maynard told the newspaper he will travel to a customer’s house, spa appointment or even trailhead, to detail a vehicle.
Tahoe Detailing welcomes luxury cars and boats, as well as golf carts and anything else its customers can throw at them.
In the future, he plans to hold fundraisers. “It’s important to give back to the community that supports you,” he said.
A sixth Flagstop Car Wash and Quick Lube has opened here that features a 130’ Econocraft tunnel, 27 free vacuums and four J-KO mat cleaners.
This is the second $5 express wash for the chain.
Anthony Pezzo held a grand opening for his second carwash, a 145-foot tunnel, in Newburgh this August.
Minute Car Wash also unveiled its latest charity initiative, the Helping Hands Program to boost support for local charities, and donated a portion of the proceeds from the grand opening to the Newburgh Family YMCA.
In addition to a state-of-the-art tunnel carwash, the location features a Green Mountain coffee bar, an automotive accessory store, and a complete detail center.
Two Rivers, WI
The grand opening of Ummy’s Ultra Car Wash benefitted a local 24-year-old who is dying from leukemia.
The carwash sold its “platinum” carwash, valued at $11, for $5 and gave the proceeds to Eric McLean’s “bucket list.” McLean’s list contains things he would like to do before he passes away from leukemia.
The grand opening took place July 2 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. The wash offered different kinds of sales and specials and raffled tickets to the Milwaukee County Zoo, the Bristol Renaissance Faire and Wisconsin Dells games, as well as prizes and gift certificates.
West Fargo, ND
A gas station, convenience store and touchless carwash multi-profit center that opened here this August is a first for the city.
Eagle Run Crossing will sell groceries and have a deli inside of its convenience store.
Co-owner Betty Hoffart said, “There isn’t one around with a carwash in it. It was needed very much.”
Hoffart said everyone was excited to see it open and people were stopping by before it was ready for customers.
The grand opening of a new Gorilla Car Wash here helped raise money for the Eblen-Kimmel Charities which gives to families in need in the Western parts of North Carolina.The carwash gave sales from its $3 washes to the charity during its opening day on July 29.
Along with giving to those in nee the carwash also recycles up to 80 percent of the water used and only uses biodegradable chemicals.