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Allen Spears

Allen Spears has been in the carwash business for more than 25 years and currently owns four carwashes in Texas. Spears has also been the chief engineer at CarWashCameras.com for the past 20 years and has designed security camera systems for over 4,000 carwashes. He can be contacted at allensp@carwashcameras.com.

ARTICLES

The Top 10 mistakes owners make when it comes to security

July 28, 2014
When adding any type of security to your site, it pays to do a little research and make sure you have thought about what your goals are and how best to accomplish them. The last thing anyone wants is to add security equipment, only to realize later that it lacks features you need, or is not reliable.
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The art of the decoy

January 24, 2014
If you don't have enough cameras to cover blind spots or less important areas, then consider increasing your perceived coverage in those areas.
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Keeping your self-serve secure

Today's cameras are specifically designed to bring the right amount of toughness, durability and technology.
August 6, 2013

Caught on camera

Pinpointing the proper surveillance equipment to protect a property from theft and vandalism.
April 15, 2013

Caught on camera

Pinpointing the proper surveillance equipment to protect a property from theft and vandalism.
April 15, 2013
How to choose the proper surveillance equipment to properly protect your business from theft and vandalism.
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Caught on camera

Pinpointing the proper surveillance equipment to protect a property from theft and vandalism.
March 26, 2013

Self-serve vacuum security

October 11, 2010
As recent as 10 years ago, carwash owners didn’t have to worry about their vacuums as much as today. The vacs weren’t as expensive and they didn’t hold a
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Security and beyond

October 11, 2010
Why it’s not just a nighttime issue for full and flex services.
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Surveillance systems: All about the numbers

October 11, 2010
Reader Question: I’m renovating a building into a carwash and want to install security cameras. What should I look for? Finding a good system is all about the numbers. The
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