Lustra® Tip of the Month Archives - Professional Carwashing & Detailing
Dealing with Damage Claims

Damage claims are inevitable when you own a car wash. People are very protective of their vehicles and often inspect them closely after they go through a car wash to see what type of wash that they have received. You can take some necessary steps to keep damage claims to a minimum.

Winter can come Surprisingly Early

With summer just ending it's hard to start thinking about the winter months already, but winter can sometimes come surprisingly early.

Utilizing an LED Sign

Once you have all the logistics decided on the sign: height, width, color, added features, etc, it's time to start thinking of the message that you would like to have displayed on the sign.

The Upsell Smell

When you think of the consumer experience, you need to focus on the five senses – sight, smell, touch, taste and hearing.

Keeping Track of Inventory

It is essential to manage your car wash chemical inventory so that you don’t end up ordering too much or having too little.

Don’t Let the Packaging Fool You

With the advancement of car wash chemistry there has been a shift to concentrated chemicals that are packaged in smaller containers.

The Love Bug

Along with the changing of the season comes changes in temperatures and new cleaning challenges.

Water Savings

With the news of the recent drought hitting California, it reminds us that there are some things that we take for granted.

Become a Yelper

We are in the digital age, using the printed yellow pages are becoming more and more irrelevant.

Creatively Stand Apart from Your Competition

Standing apart from your competition is important to drawing in more customers.

Creating Promotions for Unmanned Car Wash Sites

You’ve read the articles about the importance of promotions and how they can build customer loyalty and increase your revenue.

Cross-marketing with a C-store

Car wash operators are always looking for new ways to increase their revenue and drive more business into their sites.