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Don’t get Drenched by Demand: Gear up Your Car Wash for Summer

Summer is right around the corner, and with it comes a surge in car washes! With longer days, more road trips, and that inevitable

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Summer is right around the corner, and with it comes a surge in car washes! With longer days, more road trips, and that inevitable layer of pollen dust, car owners will be lining up to get their vehicles sparkling clean.

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As a car wash owner, you know this translates to a busy and profitable season. But are you fully prepared to handle the increased demand? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are some key steps to ensure your car wash runs smoothly and maximizes profits during the summer rush:

Stock Up on Supplies

Don’t get caught short-handed! Conduct a thorough inventory of all your car wash supplies, including soap, wax, tire shine, and ancillary items. You’ll also want to make sure you’re using the best available products. Reliable Plus offers premium car wash equipment, supplies and chemicals. Designed by professionals and that use technology that’s not harsh on either your customers’ cars, or on the environment. Start thinking of ordering additional stock well in advance to avoid any delays during peak hours.

Maintenance Matters

Not only does your wash have to deal with the demands on its inventory, but also its equipment. You’ll want to make sure your wash is ready for summer demands with regular planned maintenance!

Benefits of Planned Maintenance

  • Protect your investment
  • Reduce downtime
  • Ensure customer satisfaction
  • Gain insights into your wash
  • Reduce runouts

Setting up a planned maintenance schedule will help keep your wash up and running not matter what the summer demands bring.

Keep it Clean and Functional

The cleanliness of your wash bay is critical to maintaining and growing your customer base. You’ll want to make sure you have a robust bay cleaner to keep your bay looking like new. The best bay cleaners will get rid of tough dirt and built-up grime, while being used year-round without worrying about considerable harm to your employees or community.


Embrace Technology

Technology can be your best friend during the summer rush. A good entry activation station can be a great first impression for your wash, making your customers’ purchases easier. The right water treatment equipment is critical to making sure every one of your customers are satisfied. And things like air compressors and vacuums are nice touches for customers who’d like to clean more than just the outside of their vehicle.

Following these tips and working with a trusted partner in the industry will help ensure your success this summer and beyond. Make sure you call Reliable Plus today to get yourself ready for warm days and the hot demand!

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