The Conveyor- The Heart of Every Tunnel (December 2012 Tip of the Month)
Summary: Regular conveyor maintenance helps you keep your conveyor in great shape. Excerpt: As tunnel operators know, when it's time to wash, we get limited days to do so. There are many tricks to keeping your wash up and running to get through the busiest of days.
Tips for Success (October 2012 Tip of the Month)
Summary: Goals and deadlines drive progress and help you become a success. Excerpt: Take a minute to think about unfinished projects around your house. I'm sure that finishing up the guest room seemed like an easy job when you started...
Shopping Around (August 2012 Tip of the Month)
Summary: It is best to shop around for the best products at the best prices. Excerpt: I am outnumbered by women three to one in my family so I must often accompany them shopping. From a guy's perspective, shoes, shirts and dresses don't change much month to month or year to year.
Should I Add a Pet Wash to My Site? (June 2012 Tip of the Month)
Summary: Things to consider when adding a pet wash to your site. Excerpt: Are you looking to do something different at your carwash? Perhaps adding a pet wash is for you!...
How to Get the Driest Car Ever Part 2 (April 2012 Tip of the Month)
Summary: Tips to maximize drying in your tunnel or in bay automatic. Excerpt: We previously discussed tips on how to get the driest car ever. The first two steps to get the driest car are:...
How to Get the Driest Car Ever (February 2012 Tip of the Month)
Summary: Tips to maximize drying in your tunnel or in bay automatic. Excerpt: How do you get the driest car ever? Do you use more chemical? Change chemical? Move the dryers closer to the last liquid arch or closer?...
Perception is Reality (December 2011 Tip of the Month)
Summary: Stay in tune with your customers' perceptions. Excerpt: I recently visited several express washes and noticed there was a consistent message from some great operators: "Our customers come back here because (insert their reality here)."
Little Things Add Up: Three Ways to Save Money (October 2011 Tip of the Month)
Summary: Learn three simple ways to save money at your carwash. Excerpt: With so much focus being put on conservation and the economy these days, things such as reusing and recycling water, energy efficient equipment and eco-friendly chemicals are becoming prevalent in today's car wash industry.
Presoak: Your Wash's First and Last Impression (August 2011 Tip of the Month)
Summary: Presoak is the key to a clean and shiny car. Excerpt: In these tough economic times, money is tight, and car wash owners are, understandably, looking for every way to save money...
Secrets of Success Part III (June 2011 Tip of the Month)
Summary: The last 6.5 secrets from Jeffrey Gitomer's The Little Red Book of Selling. Excerpt: In previous editions of the Tip of the Month, you had a chance to review the first twelve Secrets of Success from Jeffrey Gitomer's The Little Red Book of Selling...