Professional Carwashing & Detailing

Winter weather leads to various levels of success for carwashes

February 18, 2014

JOHNSTOWN, Penn. — Symon’s Auto Wash owner, Mark Symon, said that his wash has underperformed expectations this winter, according to the Tribune-Democrat.

Symon said the snow, and lack of cleared roads, have impacted the business. “We are busy when the roads get cleared.” He also said the cold weather hasn’t changed the ability for the business to operate. “It could be zero degrees and we could wash cars."

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Zane Bianucci, who owns Big Bubbly Car Wash with his wife, Sue, said business has been good this winter, but inconsistent. “You will get a day when no one will come because of the snow, and then you get a day like today when it is sunny and you get lots of cars.”

Bianucci said that lots of rain is what makes for bad sales during the winter.

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