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Lustra appoints regional sales manager

July 25, 2014

DE PERE, Wis. — Carwash veteran joins Lustra as its new regional sales manager.


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The cold, hard facts about water

Understanding how the types of water in a carwash impact product performance.
June 24, 2014
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

June 24, 2014
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.
June 24, 2014
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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Ryko acquiring National Carwash Solutions

June 10, 2014
GRIMES, Iowa — Ryko Solutions, Inc. is acquiring National Carwash Solutions, the largest independent carwash service organization in North America, according to a press release. 


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A buzz-worthy high-end service

Offering safe and effective bug removal for your customers.
May 26, 2014
That one bug still left on the windshield of a customer’s car can be the difference between a great wash experience, and a lasting negative impression.


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Love bug season has begun in Florida

April 21, 2014
MANATEE, Fla. — Predictions from one expert are that it could be a “pretty good season” for love bugs this year due to the wet winter, according to the Brandenton Herald.


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Speculation of love bugs returning early

April 16, 2014
SARASOTA, Fla. — Little black insects have been spotted all over cars and lawns, and there are conflicting reports on whether they're love bugs, according to the Herald Tribune.


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Water conservation lessons from a carwash owner

April 15, 2014
MANTECA, Calif. — The last three years of drought and dry winters in California means that everyone needs to focus more on water conservation, according to the Manteca Bulletin.


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How carwashes can help with damage from bugs and birds

April 14, 2014

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Bird droppings and dead bug innards can have a lasting negative effect on a vehicle’s paint, according to Kentucky.com. 


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