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Wash Talk Ep. 1: Previewing the 2020 SCWA Convention & EXPO

Chuck Space, executive director of the Southwest Car Wash Association (SCWA), discusses some of the changes and highlights for this year’s show.

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Tidal Wave Auto Spa opens eight new washes

THOMASTON, Ga. — Tidal Wave opened and acquired stores across the South, from North Carolina to Texas.

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Successful Employees 101

What qualities help make an employee successful in the carwash industry?

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Wall collapses at self-serve wash

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A customer’s vehicle got caught on equipment and brought the wall down.

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2 shot at carwash

ERWIN, N.C. — An early morning shooting resulted in an arrest the following day.

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How to prevent a carwash freeze

How to keep your carwash from freezing over in the winter.

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Small Towns and Express Car Wash Development

The Tommy Car Wash Systems team has been a part of literally thousands of car wash developments across the world, many of which have resulted in some of the most advanced and successful car wash facilities in operation today. And through all of this experience our team has noticed a distinct pattern: Small towns are […]

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Happy Holidays from PC&D

AKRON, Ohio — We have a gift for our readers this year — new digital offerings for 2020.

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Designing your arches

In terms of function and form, learn how to optimize arches’ usefulness.

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Market Focus: Kleen-Rite launches new website

This week, we cover a new website launch, a patent, a grand opening and new construction.

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Surf Thru opens 21st location

PLEASANTON, Calif. — This site is both sustainable and state-of-the-art.

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Man barricades self in carwash

AUSTIN, Texas — Officers and the man engaged in a standoff at the carwash.

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Missing maintenance steps

Learn important tips and steps to avoid downtime.

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Arkansas tax law creates confusion for carwashes

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A bill with tax decreases and water usage fees has some business owners scratching their heads.

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Carwash scene of hours-long standoff

DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif. — Police surrounded a carwash with an armed suspect inside.

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Wash Club: The Club App Built for the Car Wash Industry

The customer calls in. Months ago they called, or sent a letter, or emailed the office to cancel their membership, but they just noticed on their credit card statement that they’ve been charged ever since. They want a refund, for the entire amount, or else. It’s a situation that car wash operators and any business […]

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Carwash worker crashes into gas station

BOCA RATON, Fla. — A carwash attendant caused a serious accident exiting the tunnel.

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The economics of water softening

The economics of new high-efficiency water softeners.

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What I’m Thankful For…

The carwash industry has given us a lot to be thankful for.

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Video of the Week: Truck crashes into Tesla in carwash

AKRON, Ohio — When loading vehicles onto a conveyor, it’s imperative that employees make sure drivers follow the directions: foot off the brakes, car in ...

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