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What's In Your Wash

October 11, 2010
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Business: Minute Car Wash

Type: Full-service carwash, detail center and auto accessory boutique.

Owner(s): Anthony Pezzo and Robert Brehaut

Location: Newburgh, NY

Year opened: Originally opened in 1956. It was completely renovated in 2008 by two industry veterans.

Equipment/chemicals: Econocraft tunnel with Micrologic POS and controller, Aerodry Blower, C.A.R. products.

Unique features: Two entrances, a 160–foot tunnel, 50 car stacking, and a hot glass streak free window cleaning system.

Staff: Eleven

Volume: Around 100,000

Pricing: Express exterior: $6; Full service: $11; Deluxe: $14; Special: $19

Menu includes: Express detailing, mat dry cleaning, tire cleanings, vacuuming undercarriage blast, C.A.R. Products Inc. Bodyguard, Ecolab Rain–X, and odor removal.

Also of note: This state–of–the–art facility includes granite throughout — even in the 160–foot tunnel. The operators also focus on creative marketing, featuring a Ladies’ Day, Mens’ Day, Seniors’ Day, free birthday washes, and even a Lotto Day. The wash offers a 48–hour clean car guarantee and also sells wash books and customer rewards points. Minute Car Wash also works with charities to raise money for various causes in the community.

Happy Customers
In the tunnel
Opening Sign
Car Wash Packages