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Our mature Tommy's Express franchise locations offer competitive sales when compared to top national franchisees. Figures represent annual sales per store in millions.

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Why a Tommy's Express Car Wash Franchise?

No perishable items, low labor costs, and top of the line support from groundbreaking through opening and beyond! We have owned and operated some of the busiest car washes in the world. The strategies we've developed and the infrastructure we've built in these key areas will give you the leadership and support you need to reach success faster than doing things on your own.

Proven Grand Opening and Programs

Expert Social Media Monitoring

Proprietary Point of Purchase and Analytics

Best in class site selection

Nationally known brand

A streamlined, scalable business model

Community focused business

Coaching from industry leaders

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Our Biggest Fans

Ron Featherly
Tommy's Express | Menifee, CA

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Richard S

Tommy's Express | Macon, GA

"My partner and I wanted to go into business together, and we thought about several different businesses and we chose a car wash business to start. We looked at several different manufacturers of car wash equipment. We settled on Tommy's Express when we visited Holland, MI. Once we went up there for the franchisors meeting and looked at all the equipment there was no doubt in my mind that Tommy's Express was the way to go."

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Chris & Mesa R

Tommy's Express | New Hope, MN

"A big part of our decision to choose Tommy's Express was that we felt there would be additional support from the franchise program. Having a team of people behind us to help get off to a good start, the staff training, making sure the equipment is dialed in, and a clean, shiny, dry car."

Your journey with Tommy's Express


Future partners begin with the franchise webinar. You get to know us and we get to know you. When you're ready, you'll sign the Franchise Disclosure Document to begin. We'll then host you for a tour of our West Michigan locations and finally, you will sign the franchise agreement.

Site Selection

Next, you'll have access to our real estate team to help you find the perfect piece of land and assist with the closing. Often, the search is not just for the best single site, but instead, looking for an area with several great opportunities that allow for market saturation.

Project Development

You'll engage a general contractor aided by our list of Tommy's preferred General Contractors. We'll assign a Project Manager to you to check the boxes and solve issues. You'll meet your permanent Franchise Business Consultant and Franchise Marketing Coordinator. Then, equipment is installed and calibrated. Now, after some pre-opening marketing, you're nearly ready to open.


When you are ready to start washing cars, our team provides you with soft opening and grand opening support, ongoing national and regional marketing campaigns, and continued education through Tommy University. Then, you get prepared to open more locations.

Capital Requirements

Building and owning a Tommy's Express requires a certain amount of capital. Financing options available for qualified applicants.

Liquid capital Net worth
Full Ownership $1 million $2 million
Site Lease $500,000 $1 million

Franchise Fees

Associated costs with running a Tommy's Express franchise include a $50,000 initial franchise fee, 4% royalty and 1% towards the national brand fund.

Next steps

If you meet the capital requirements and want to learn more, please complete the form below to start your journey. We'll follow-up by scheduling a phone call to answer some of your questions and learn more about your goals. We look forward to connecting with you!