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Improving the water reclaim process

Ever since the first carwash began using reclaimed water for the wash cycle, one of the biggest problems has been removing the dirt, sediment and sludge that settles in
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A clean drive for success

As far as names go, Boomerang Carwash couldn’t have picked a better, more fitting comparison. No matter how many times this brand is tossed out, it always returns —
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How your tunnel controller works

Whether you know it or not, your occipital cortex, frontal lobe and temporal lobe are all firing away as you read this sentence. They are the parts of your
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The Top 50 List

Once again, family owned and operated carwash chains dominate the Top 50 list. Holding out as one of the few remaining consolidation companies, Wash Depot keeps the number one
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The express exterior phenomenon

Perhaps one of the most explosive and controversial topics in our industry today is the express exterior platform. From the $3 price point to the free vacuums to the
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What's in your wash?

Welcome to the new Gurdy’s Express Wash (www.gurdys.com) in Humble, Texas! Professional Carwashing & Detailing Magazine got a chance to interview co-owner Michael Goertz, Jr. to get the nitty
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Bud Abraham's Guide to Express Carwashing and Detailing, Part II

Editor’s Note: This article is continued from Abraham’s previous article in the January 2007 issue of Professional Carwashing & Detailing®. That article discussed the fundamentals of offering express detail
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Improving wash water quality

In the past, installing reclaim equipment and using it in the everyday operation of washing cars was second choice. Most of the complaints stemmed from early methods of recycling.
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What's in your wash?

Remember the fun you had as a kid playing with water guns at amusement parks? The owners of Splash Carwash in Stamford, CT, want customers to have that same
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Defining the express exterior carwash

How should the carwash industry define the express exterior carwash? In my opinion, the express exterior business model is composed of four fundamental principals. Low base price. (Price should
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