Is your Car Wash Participating in Grace For Vets 2016?

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Each year thousands of independent car washes in several nations join together on the day of November 11th – Veterans Day – to provide free car washes to veterans and active military personnel. By offering something as simple as a free wash, participants honor the sacrifices and service provided by our past and present soldiers, recognizing and rewarding them as valued members our of communities.

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Tommy’s Express Car Wash Franchise Gains Momentum

Car washes are time-honored American tradition, but the equipment, architecture, and experience associated with using a neighborhood car wash haven’t meaningfully changed in decades. However, by abandoning convention and embracing a fresh customer experience a new car wash franchise is seeking to change this status quo. Built on a proven, easily replicated platform covering equipment, architecture, and site layout, the Tommy’s Express Car Wash Franchise is now laying a foundation for rapid national growth.

 

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Anti-Collision Systems Promise Disruption for Express Car Washes

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The Rhino-Mat Wash & Dry – An Instant Fan Favorite!

In its third month of operation, Tommy’s Express Car Wash of Grandville, Michigan puts the best of the Totally Tommy car wash design on display. At night drivers look through the microbrewery-style bay windows to glimpse the brightly glowing LEDs mounted on stainless steel arches. During the day customers steadily queue in the triple paylanes to ride through the tunnel before pulling out into the free dual drop vacuum stations.

 

But it’s a relatively new addition to this proven car wash formula that’s creating some new excitement: the Rhino-Mat Automatic Mat Wash & Dry System.

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7 Points for Better Car Wash Call Handling

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Incoming phone calls at car washes represent a critical intersection between new customer conversion and customer retention, and poor call handling by employees can be costly to both. Individuals calling into your wash expect to be heard, valued, and respected as their questions or concerns are communicated.

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Hot Tips for the Summer Slump

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Car washes across the nation regularly experience the brutal effects that weather can have on wash volume. One day, conditions such as heavy snow or rain dramatically reduce patronage, keeping customers indoors or satisfying them with a so-called ‘natural car wash’ respectively. The next, bright skies and clear roads trigger soaring demand and long lines at the wash.

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Three Reasons Car Wash Business Is Growing

If your local car washes seem busier lately, chances are you aren’t imagining things. According to market research from IBIS World, US car washes nationally are currently experiencing 2.9% annual growth—growth that is accelerating for three specific reasons:

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