Wash Talk ep. 127: Offering Free Vacuums

Wash Talk ep. 127: Offering Free Vacuums

Amid rising costs, we wondered if free vacs for customers has a substantial ROI.

In this audio airing of the article “Vacuums are something for nothing” from the September 2022 issue of Professional Carwashing & Detailing magazine, Author Rich DiPaolo discusses why free vacuums are a trend in carwashing — and if the trend is here to stay.

For insights on this topic, DiPaolo spoke to the following industry experts:

  • Wes Taggart, vice president of Sonny’s Vacuums by AutoVac
  • Kraig Snyder, national sales manager for J.E. Adams Industries

Read the original article here or in print.

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