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NRCC 25th anniversary highlights include keynote address, education and celebration

Phillip Lawless

The educational sessions, show floor and other events provided new ideas and practical advice for carwash owners of all formats.


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New pet wash to open by year’s end

ROCKFORD, Ill. — Carwash veterans say there is nothing like it in the area.


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Surveying self-serve and in-bay automatics

Why self-serve and in-bay washes remain a good investment for potential wash owners.
Chris McKenna

Looking at the different bay wash models and comparing their main features.


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49 Marketing Tricks To Boost Your Business

A collection of ideas to increase customer counts and create community awareness at a car care location.
Phillip Lawless

Successful marketing programs that attract new customers and keep existing customers loyal are massively important.


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Chain carwash buys site for third location

PRAIRIEVILLE, La. — Plans for the new facility include 20 self-serve vacuum stations.


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First Circle K prototype coming to Southern California

SAN JACINTO, Calif. — The site will include a state-of-the-art self-serve carwash and more.


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Tips for proper VFD installation

Troy Huisman

Four crucial components to consider so that a business owner can get the most out of a VFD investment.


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How to start a carwash: Design and location

Many issues work together to determine if an existing property is a good fit for an express tunnel carwash.


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Tablet software creating solutions for carwashes

TUCSON, Ariz. — “We have machines that automatically size and wash a car, mix chemicals, activate pumps, turn on lights — and here I am still counting inventory by hand,” said Brian Janezic, the owner of two Auto Wash Express locations, according to The New York Times.


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Rush of business at carwash after rotting meat covers vehicles

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. — Rotting meat on the road on Thursday led to the road temporarily closing, and many drivers taking their vehicles to the local carwash, according to the poststar.com.  


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