Getting it Right, the Importance of Proper Car Wash Site Layout

 

The location and layout of a new car wash can make or break its long-term success, which makes proper design and good site selection some of the most critical and strategically demanding early steps in the car wash development process.

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Understanding the 5 Elements of Wash Quality

 

For the best operators, wash quality is an obsession to be checked and maintained every, single, day. But first new operators must first understand each of the factors at work in the car wash tunnel and how they fit together to determine wash performance—particularly during busy, high volume periods.

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Five Ways the Totally Tommy Car Wash Design Reduces Car Wash Labor

 

Ask most car wash managers, or retail business managers in general, what the hardest part of running the business is, and they’ll likely to tell you that it’s not the equipment, the materials, or the customers – it’s managing the people. Even with a fantastic team, balancing everyone’s schedules, hiring, and training requires a huge amount of time and energy.

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Taking Advantage of Blue Water Markets

 

Location is critical for the success of any business, and car washes in particular rely on the strength of their site to drive traffic and customer awareness. This makes site selection one of, if not the single most important step when founding a new car wash. But even an ideal location with good traffic count, size, layout, and proximity to desirable destinations like shopping malls or grocery stores, can be undone by a single, often overlooked factor: competition.

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Tommy’s Express San Antonio Operating with LEED Certification

 

From building material selection to interior air quality, low energy use, and water efficiency, LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified buildings represent a considerable commitment to environmental sustainability and responsible practices.

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VisionQuest Family of Companies Celebrates Growth

 

The Michigan-based VisionQuest Inc. family of companies celebrated another year of growth and camaraderie at the Summer 2018 corporate rally in Holland, MI. Team members from sister companies including car wash developer Tommy Car Wash Systems, the Tommy’s Express Car Wash franchise corporate office, beloved West Michigan car wash brand Quality Car Wash, Tommy’s Express Car Wash corporate locations, corporately-owned Tim Horton’s franchises, and professional marketing group Navigate all gathered to share the year’s accomplishments and reinvest in a shared identity of service, value, and mission.

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West Michigan Car Wash Innovator named a Best and Brightest Company

Tommy Car Wash Systems’ corporate parent VisionQuest Inc. has been named to the list of ‘West Michigan’s ‘101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For’ by the National Association for Business Resources. VisionQuest Inc. is also the corporate parent of local car wash chain Quality Car Wash, national car wash franchise Tommy’s Express Car Wash, and West Michigan-based marketing group Navigate.

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The Tommy Car Wash Systems All-In-One High Pressure Pump Station

 

Car wash backrooms are a mixed bag, and you’ll seldom find one that’s really clean, orderly, and presentable. There’s just too much equipment mounted in too small a space, leading to haphazard layouts, tangles of tubing and plumbing lines, and a general feeling of clutter and disorganization.

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