Professional Carwashing & Detailing

How to start a carwash: See what one carwash is doing in Connecticut

November 1, 2013

Two men here are renovating a 40-year-old carwash in Simsbury, CT, that has been closed for two years, the SimsburyPatch reported.

How to start a carwash Tip #1: Choose the right name.

The Nov. 1 story said Valley Car Wash originally opened in the late 1960s and Tunji Somma and Ken Gallup bought it and plan to re-open it under the moniker: CT Auto Spa.

“It’s exciting; It’s been a landmark,” Somma said in the story. “It had really good bones... it just needed some some updating.”

How to start a carwash Tip #2: Choose the right equipment.

More modern and efficient equipment, restrooms, an office area will be added. The older wash's 100-foot-tunnel will be retained and modernized and pay stations and an RFID reader will also be added.

The self-serve wash will be taken down, but an in-bay automatic will go up, which will be open 24/7.

To read the entire story, click here.