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Detailing

Teenager runs mobile detailing service

July 2, 2014
TORONTO — Seamus Smith has had an entrepreneurial spirit since he was a kid, and now he runs his own mobile detailing business at 17, according to myTownCrier.ca.    


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Fire engulfs Ind. detail shop

June 25, 2014
HAMMOND, Ind. — The cause of the fire, which occurred around 2:30 a.m., is being investigated.
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Changing perceptions and cleaning cars

How Rising Tide invested in autistic people.
June 24, 2014
“We as a society view autism as a disability that deserves sympathy,” said the co-founder of Rising Tide Car Wash Tom D’Eri, but at this unique business, where 80 percent of the workers are autistic people, it’s viewed completely differently.
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Building the dealer + vendor relationship through technology

The story of how one detailer found success with his customer base.
June 23, 2014
Most dealers have used, currently use or at least understand the use of a sublet company to clean their cars. The benefits of using sublet companies aren’t new to the industry, but having a great relationship with their sublet vendor is.
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Paint color restoration: Then and now

How today’s clear coatings can restore a paint's original color and gloss.
June 23, 2014
When I wrote "Why Paints Fade" in the April 2008 issue of this magazine, (which I urge you to digest before reading this article), I believed it was simply impossible to create a clear coating that would look as great, by wipe-on hand application, as an automotive spray gun finish would. I was wrong.
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Grand opening for new Clean Planet Detailing location

June 19, 2014
WOODINVILLE, Wash. — The new Clean Planet Auto Detailing and Car Wash DIY Retail Outlet hosted its grand opening on Saturday, June 21, with an “Open Garage” featuring DIY tips, special offers and more, according to a press release.


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On The Spot Detailing celebrating 10 year anniversary with discounted prices

June 18, 2014
COLUMBIA, Md. — On The Spot has grown from $25,000 in sales in their first year, to $1 million in 2013, and is celebrating with discounted pricing in June and July, according to a press release.


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Quoting a job accurately and providing great service

June 16, 2014
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill. — An important part of turning a profit and keeping your customers happy is providing them with an accurate quote about detailing packages, according to a Detailed Image blog.


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Creative way to bring in business for detailers

June 13, 2014
PITTSBURGH — Marketing your services with an “Employee Recognition Gift Certificate” can create new business for your detail shop, according to Detail King.


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Detailer talks shop, strangest thing he's seen

June 11, 2014
GRIMES, Iowa — Auto detailer Doug Shaheen answers questions about the industry, including what’s the strangest thing he’s ever seen in his years in the business, according to Cleveland.com.  


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