Professional Carwashing & Detailing

What's In Your Wash

October 11, 2010
Business: Soapy Joe’s Car Wash

Type: Express tunnel with four self-serve bays and eight self-serve vacuum stations

Owner(s): Joe S. Lusby Jr. (father) and David J. Lusby (son)

Location: Georgetown, KY

Year opened: 2002

Equipment/chemicals: AVW equipment in the express tunnel and Jim Coleman equipment in the self-serve bays. Armour All® chemicals with an optional Rain-X application.

Unique Features: Tied into a Wal-Mart gas location also known as Murphy Oil USA. Customers receive $1 off at the carwash with fuel purchase.

Staff: James Hash, manager, four part-time employees and two part-time detailers.

Volume: N/A

Menu Includes: Free, four minute self-serve vacuum with tunnel wash.

Also of Note: Hand prep all vehicles prior to going through the express tunnel and spot free rinse application before drying cycle. This helps to ensure clean, spot-free vehicles.