Ground Breaking - Welcome Guide - Professional Carwashing & Detailing

Ground Breaking – Welcome Guide

A compilation of carwash openings around the country.

Maricopa, Ariz.

Fast and Friendly Express Car Wash
On its first day of business, Fast & Friendly Car Wash washed more than 1,100 cars, according to Fast and Friendly is a $3, three-minute express wash with free vacuums for customers.


Holland, Mich.

Quality Car Wash
Quality Car Wash’s sixth location will include an automated carwash, fuel pumps, convenience store, Time Horton’s café and bake shop, and a showroom for the company’s manufacturing side, according to


North Chesterfield, Va.

Flagstop Car Wash
Flagstop gave customers free washes when it opened its newest location, according to a press release. he celebration included a fundraiser cookout to benefit a family in need identified by the Christmas Mother program.



Tommy Terrific’s
Tommy’s Terrific Carwash is planning its third location to open in 2016, according to a press release. The express tunnel and hand drying will clean and wash a car in three minutes. Customers can also use complimentary vacuums and mat cleaning machines.


Baton Rouge, La.

Benny’s Carwash
The seventh Benny’s Carwash will open in 2015, according to the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report. The site will include a 180-foot conveyor, 20 vacuum stalls and space to detail 12 vehicles.


Chattanooga, Tenn.

Time to Shine Car Wash
Time to Shine Car Wash’s seventh location will wash a car in less than three minutes, according to the Chattanooga Times Free Press. The carwash recycles 88 percent of the water it uses through a reclaim system, and it has five employees.


Turlock, Calif.

Prime Shine Car Wash
Prime Shine Car Wash added solar panels to its new 15th location in an effort to commit to eco-friendly business practices, according to a press release. The facility features LED lighting, VFDs and water reclaim and filtration systems.


Couer D’Alene, Idaho

Metro Express Car Wash
A new Metro Express Car Wash under construction can wash 2,500 vehicles in one day, according A carwash will cost between $8 and $12. Monthly pass holders can use a VIP lane, and all customers can take advantage of one of the 28 free vacuums.



White Water Express Car Wash
White Water Express Car Wash has opened its full-serve location to the public, according to the Vail Daily. Customers can purchase unlimited monthly wash memberships and corporate fleet discount packages. The wash also offers a bilingual automated pay station.


TYLER, Texas

Time It Lube
Time It Lube’s new Xpress Car Wash gave away free carwashes to all customers Dec. 19-20 during its grand opening celebration, according to Visitors to the wash between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. can also use the location’s free vacuums.



Prime Car Wash
Prime Car Wash recently washed 967 cars for free during the grand opening weekend of its second location, according to Prime offers customers a full-service wash plus express and detailing services. The wash features its Prime Café, including coffee, free Wi-Fi and iPad use.

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