Man turns dirty cars into artwork - Professional Carwashing & Detailing

Man turns dirty cars into artwork

Watch a video of artist Scott Wade who has been called the "da Vinci of Dust," the "Michelangelo of Mud," and "Dirty Car Artist."

Today’s new bays

Rise and shine with today’s IBA and self-serve formats.

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According to research compiled by  International Carwash Association (ICA), bay wash formats — in-bay automatics (IBA) and self-serves — consist of approximately 72% of all retail carwash locations in the U.S. That share of the pie is even higher in Europe and Australia — where IBAs and self-serve locations comprise 88% and 97% of total locations respectively, notes ICA. But, while these formats aren’t new, what’s happening in and around these bays is changing with the times.

To detail or not to detail?

The difficult question facing many carwash operators is: Should they commit to a program of “professional detailing”?

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The truth about the origins of scratches and swirls

Contrary to popular customer belief, carwashes do not scratch cars.

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Brighten up sales with headlight restoration

Shine a high beam on this additional profit center.

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Express plus

The carwash concept of the future.

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