Professional Carwashing & Detailing

What's In Your Wash

October 11, 2010
Business: Speedy Shine Express Car Wash

Type: Express, 110' tunnel with 20 covered vacuum spaces

Owner(s): Russell & Missy Ross

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Year opened: 2008

Equipment/chemicals: Tunnel equipment by Sonny’s; dryer is an IP345 by Protovest; reclaim and RO System by Con-Serv; vacuums by Vacutech; auto-pay stations and tunnel controller by Innovative Control Systems; vacuum canopies constructed by Southeastern Canopies; chemicals provided by Colorado Chem-Oil and High Performance Wash Systems.

Unique features: In addition to free vacuums, customers can also use a free air hose to top off their tires.

Staff: Two personnel on site at all times.

Volume (per year): Just opened

Pricing: $5, $8 and $10, with $3 Rain-X a lá carte.

Menu includes: Wash & Dry, Spot Free Rinse, Underbody Rinse, Underbody Rust Inhibitor, Triple Foam Conditioner, Wheel and Brake Dust Cleaner, Sealer Wax and Tire Shine.

Also of note: Wash tunnel is a steel building utilizing insulated panel system.