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Paint color restoration: Then and now

How today’s clear coatings can restore a paint's original color and gloss.
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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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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No, you can’t rent my customers

Read how one carwash chain found success in offering windshield repair services.

After our second location opened, nearly half a dozen windshield repair companies approached us offering to pay us a monthly rent to sell windshield repair at our washes. Immediately our reaction was, “No, you can’t rent my customers.” 


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Do you offer fabric repair and restoration?

One industry expert reveals what it takes to offer this additional service and how it can draw in more customers.
Another way to draw in more customers and make additional revenue is to offer up fabric repair and restoration.
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