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In-bay Automatic

Get your customers tuned in

In October 2005, Stacey Patulski purchased a run-down carwash with two in-bay automatics and one self-serve bay. In 15 days, he had completely renovated and re-opened the wash, but
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Double whammy: Touch free and friction

Trend today seems to be giving your customer as many options as possible, which is what the new friction/touch-less hybrid in-bay automatic model aims to do. A few years
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Sensing a better tomorrow

A typical automatic bay will generate $4,000 - $8,000 in gross revenue per month, but the wash must be up and running in order to generate this revenue. Time
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Robotics in the carwash

The term robot congers up thoughts of human-like, stiff walking metallic figures. Webster defines a robot as a “mechanical device designed to do the work or part of the
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In-bays will continue to have their place

Over the last several months, I received a number of questions from new investors about the future of the in-bay automatic and its ability to compete against the likes
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Georgia on my mind

When did petroleum marketers and convenience store owners in Georgia lose confidence in their carwashes? All across the state, revenues are rapidly declining at convenience store and petroleum site
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In-Bay Showcase

Click here for the In-Bay Showcase.
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Creative solutions for in-bay reclaim

Integrating recovered water in the everyday operation of vehicle washing is not difficult or expensive. When you compare the rising cost of water, sewer and other associated fees, it
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Operation: Lube & in-bay

The combination has been springing up everywhere: lube center and in-bay automatic carwash. Past reporting has looked into the profitability and procedure of such an undertaking. Let’s now consider
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The third option: Hybrid washing

It’s one of the arguments in the carwash industry that never seems to come close to being settled: “What should I choose for my in-bay automatic; touch-free or friction?”
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