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And all that jazz

I don’t know about you, but I felt as if the 2014 Car Wash Show™ flew by as fast at the whipping winds that blustered through downtown Chicago.
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How to avoid vacuum adversities

Presenting everything you need to know to keep your vacuums from extracting your time, energy, and profits.
As with any piece of carwash equipment, regular maintenance and efforts of preservation can pay off in dividends when it comes to your vacuums.


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Don't Let the Packaging Fool You

Lustra™ Tip of the Month
With the advancement of car wash chemistry there has been a shift to concentrated chemicals that are packaged in smaller containers.
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Consultant's Corner: Different components of the full-serve model

In the March issue, in the column titled: The ins and outs of various carwashes, we were examining the different components of the full-service model and all the different facets therein. We covered the first half of the different wash stations and processes that involve the welcoming area, the vacuum stations, and the drive–on area.


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How carwashes can help with damage from bugs and birds

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Bird droppings and dead bug innards can have a lasting negative effect on a vehicle’s paint, according to Kentucky.com. 


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Touchless automatic offering hot wax is providing great value for customers

FAIRBORN, Ohio — Extreme Clean Car Wash has become one of, if not the only, touchless automatic in the United States to offer Simoniz Hot Wax.
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How People Learn

CarWash College™ Tip of the Month
When teaching the Management class, it seems people often have the same question when it comes to employees.
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The Love Bug

Lustra™ Tip of the Month
Along with the changing of the season comes changes in temperatures and new cleaning challenges.
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Carwash owner helping solve the problem of unsafe drinking water

ROSWELL, Ga. — Sky Wash owner Jim Dudley is contributing resources to combating the problem of unclean drinking water, according to The Huffington Post.


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The plea for steam

A dry vapor steam machine can be used on the facility as well as a car and can promote your business as eco-friendly.
A hot water extractor uses heated liquid water and a powerful vacuum to deep clean carpets, whereas steam cleaning involves the use of pressurized steam vapor.
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