Are you attending The Car Wash Show in Chicago?
March 7, 2014
The ICA Car Wash Show takes place from March 31 to April 2 and features a keynote from the stars of the hit show "Shark Tank." Will you be there?
Poll: Does your carwash have an online presence?
February 12, 2014
Companies that have an online presence have a much better ability to have a two-way communication with their customers. It’s also the chance to give your customers relevant information like your phone number, your address, and information about your business.
When's the last time your carwash did performance evaluations?
January 20, 2014
Performance evaluations are a great way to let your employees know how you feel about their work, and do it in a way that can be praiseworthy or involve constructive criticism. It's also a chance to see things from a different perspective, that can better help you manage your business.
Vote: What's the top story of 2013
December 18, 2013
Each year, one story stands out as having had the most impact on the carwashing and detailing industry. In the past, the top stories, according to your votes, were the expansion of the Autobell chain, and the consolidation of Zep and Ecolab. This year, the nominees are based on what stories got the most clicks and which ones were the most buzzed about at both the trade shows and on the online message boards.
Have you developed and shared with your team, a clear goal of how many gift cards your wash will sell during the current holiday season?
December 3, 2013
Are you going to be open on Black Friday?
November 6, 2013
Will you be open for business the day after Thanksgiving?
Going into the fourth quarter of 2013, have you reached your wash count and revenue goals for the first nine months of this year?
October 10, 2013
Are you attending the Northeast Regional Carwash Convention?
September 18, 2013
Being held October 7-9 at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, the NRCC is just a few weeks away. Will you be attending?
Do you call your wash a tunnel or a conveyor?
September 4, 2013
A carwash is prominently featured on the show Breaking Bad, a show about a man who makes crystal meth to keep his family afloat. Find out more about the show at www.amctv.com. So, we are wondering does the show help or hurt our industry?
August 16, 2013
Touchfree or friction: Which is more popular in your area?
August 8, 2013
Is your self-serve open 24/7?
August 6, 2013
Businesswise, the summer, so far, has been...
July 17, 2013
Do you have a c-store on your property?
June 20, 2013
Will you be attending the Southeastern Carwash Association 2013 Trade Show & Expo in Orlando?
June 12, 2013
Do you reclaim water?
June 3, 2013
Has the Express Wash with Free Vacuum business model affected your carwash business?
May 24, 2013
Thanks to industry veteran Dave Tucker for submitting this question to our readers.
Which Keynote Speaker would you most like to see next year at The Car Wash Show™ 2014 in Chicago?
May 6, 2013
What did you think of this year's Car Wash Show™?
April 24, 2013
Are there pet washes in your area?
April 19, 2013
Would you like to see the carwash industry develop something like a J.D. Power Award for product performance and excellence?
April 15, 2013
The pollen in my area is...
April 3, 2013
Are "green" chemicals important to you?
March 28, 2013
Will you continue to wash Jeeps?
March 8, 2013
As the Waterway chain recently announced it will no longer wash Jeeps made before 2011, we wonder if other carwashes will follow suit?
Has a customer ever driven into your carwash door?
February 19, 2013
Are you planning to attend The Car Wash Show™ 2013?
February 7, 2013
As a huge storm rolls through the U.S., it's obvious that winter weather will be around a bit longer. Even so, The Car Wash Show™ is just around the corner. Have you made plans to attend?
Dryer maintenance to me...
January 30, 2013
In terms of business, so far, 2013 has been...
January 23, 2013
We're three weeks into the new year and we're wondering if it's been better, worse or the same as 2012.
What was the biggest story of 2012?
January 3, 2013
Vote here in our poll
Poll: How do you feel about the holidays?
December 26, 2012
The holiday season is now halfway done. With less than a week left, what will be your response when this time of celebration is over?
What do you hope improves in 2013?
December 18, 2012
If you were granted one magical wish in the new year, what factor would you choose to improve?
What is your most successful holiday offering?
November 14, 2012
What is your most popular service during the fall months?
October 17, 2012
As the leaves change and the weather turns cold, what add-on services are your customers most interested in?
Do you do anything special at your business for Halloween?
September 24, 2012
Halloween is just a month away. How does your car care business celebrate the holiday?
Do you post football team memorabilia at your shop?
September 5, 2012
It's back-to-school time! Do you have any high schoolers or college students working for you?
August 22, 2012
What is the age range of most of your customers?
August 1, 2012
Has a natural disaster occurred at your business?
July 11, 2012
Do you worry about losing business on weekday holidays?
June 27, 2012
Do you bring your dog to work?
June 13, 2012
How is the pollen in your area?
May 30, 2012
Do you sell car fresheners at your detail shop?
May 16, 2012
March 31, 2012
Which statements reflect your current situation?