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LED rebates, discounts and financing

Tips to save money when installing energy-efficient lighting options.

Though the operational advantages have long been touted, cost is an aspect of LED lighting that prevents many car care businesses from updating fixtures.


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How to prevent hydraulic hose failure

Inspection and replacement tips for tunnel, bay and detail operations.

The majority of carwashes today call on dozens of hoses to complete wash processes and generate profits.


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Managing wait time for customers

Line management reduces the frustration of waiting vehicle owners.


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The Western Carwash Association's last solo show

LAS VEGAS — This year's Western Car Wash Show, the 33rd version, will include more than 800 carwash owners/operators and will offer education sessions, keynote presentations, roundtables and a carwash tour.


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It may be too late!

Exploring a proactive solution to insurance issues called claims management.


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The style and durability of today’s doors

Appearance, upkeep tasks and weather issues are all important considerations.

Water reclaim and profitability

The wide reaching advantages of reusing a carwash’s most valuable resource.

Carwash chains and businesses that may have balked at the idea of reclaim in years past now include the systems in their tunnels and bays as standard equipment.


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Mat cleaner use by wash format

Maximizing a carwash's mat cleaner service based on customer need and business operations.


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

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


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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.

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


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