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How to start a carwash: Monitoring chemical use

Once a chemistry balance has been set, owners should look for the most effective methods to check and monitor their wash's use of chemicals.


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Detergent manufacturer announces new hire

ROCKFORD, Minn. — The new business development manager will be responsible for new account development among his other responsibilities.


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C K Enterprises adds new distributor

LEE’S SUMMIT, Mo. — As a distributor of Signature Series Products, Carolina Pride will work directly with C K Enterprises to ensure customers’ needs are met.


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Mobile carwashes face new regulations in the City of Lights

LAS VEGAS — The new ordinance places restrictions on where and how often these business can operate.


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Balancing your chemical use

Create a detailed checklist to ensure clean vehicles without wasted product.

There is little doubt that waste is the one of the biggest enemies of a profitable business.


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Chemical company announces new maintenance manager

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — New hire brings more than 30 years of experience to his position.


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Ryko CEO transitions to vice chairman role

GRIMES, Iowa — The company nearly doubled in size under Steve L'Heureux's leadership.


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The cold, hard facts about water

Understanding how the types of water in a carwash impact product performance.
In general, there are three types of water that are used in carwashes: Hard water, soft water, and reverse osmosis (RO) water. It is important to understand how and where to best utilize each of these types of water in a carwash.
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Success stories in water savings

Each carwash has its own unique story on how they began saving water and the motivating factors for doing so. The four carwashes covered in this piece range from tunnels to hand washes to mobile locations, and have all found their own path to water savings and successful business.
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Water needs 101

Ways to save water without compromising a great carwash.
With many washes being charged for water twice, once for water use, and once for sewer discharge, it’s vital that owners save this precious resource in every reasonable way possible that doesn’t take away from the quality of the carwash.
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