6 Tips to Spike Holiday Gift Card Sales

Gift Card

The gift card has been democratized. And this is excellent news for your small business. Why? According to a 2016 study, half of American consumers are now very open to buying gift cards from small, independent retailers. What’s more, over one-third of consumers admit that they frequently buy gift cards for themselves. So, how can you get your business on the holiday gift card bandwagon? One. Don’t Wait The…

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5 Ways to Winterize Your Car Wash

‘Tis the season for mud, sand, road salt, and other ice-clearing materials that wreak havoc on vehicles. From December to February, drivers remain locked in a seasonal battle to keep their rides clean and damage-free. Winterize your car wash to help your customers win the war… Whether you’ve got a line of customers wrapped around the block or you’re looking to beat the winter blues, we have the five tips that…

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Problem Vehicles & Your Wash

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Forward collision warning. Autobraking. Lane departure warning. Lane departure prevention. Adaptive headlights. Blind spot detection. The list of new vehicle technologies goes on and on. In the past three years, the safety features and convenience of automobiles have improved significantly. But these new amenities aren’t always car wash-friendly. Whether you own a private car wash or provide car washes through your auto dealership, here’s what you need to know…

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Car Wash Lights: Time for LED?

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Are you looking to make some upgrades at your wash? Wondering what will give you the most bang for your buck? Consider replacing your wash’s traditional lighting system with new LED lighting options. Updating car wash lights will modernize the look of your facility and can even increase its functionality. Best of all, they come with potential energy and cost savings. But how significant are those savings? And is…

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Car Wash Signage & Customer Upsell

Car wash signage

When customers visit your car wash, are they enticed by your top package? Or, do they settle for the basic wash every time? If you’re not upselling customers with car wash signage, you’re losing business. Read on for surefire techniques that’ll make your car wash signage work harder for you. The Psychology of Placement As customers drive into your lot, what do they see? The path from the entrance of…

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3 Apps that Streamline Your Workflow

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There’s more technology at our fingertips than ever before. But that doesn’t guarantee that company communications always go smoothly. Emails get buried. Texts get misunderstood. It happens. Here are 3 apps that’ll streamline your workflow and make your company’s crew more efficient and focused. Basecamp Basecamp is a project-management tool that allows you to keep all of your company projects in one spot. You can organize them by team and…

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3 Simple Ways to Encourage Water Conservation at Your Car Wash

Did you know that many commercial washes now recover, filter, and reuse up to 90 percent of the water at their facilities? How well is your wash doing when it comes to water conservation? According to Gary Hirsh, president of New Wave Industries, manufacturer of PurClean and PurWater Recovery Systems, “Water recovery systems are one of the most important advances in water reducing technologies for professional carwashes. [This is…

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Pressure Washer Maintenance Musts

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When’s the last time you got your pressure washer serviced by a trained service technician? If you can’t remember when or need a calculator and a calendar to figure it out, then it’s time for pressure washer maintenance. Seriously. Proper maintenance will prolong the life of your equipment. And it’ll ensure that small problems get addressed and repaired quickly… Before they grow into money-sucking, time-draining impediments. So, what can…

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Keep Your Fleet Clean: The Two-Step Process

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Trying to find the most affordable yet convenient way to keep your commercial fleet clean? The solution’s surprisingly simple and easy. You need the Two-Step Process. Not sure what it is? Or, how it can help your fleet? Read on to learn more about this amazing process and how it will revolutionize the way you wash your fleet… Know the Enemy: Road Film Before you can tackle how you’re…

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How to Use Hotsy Pressure Washers? Here Are More Ways…

Hotsy and manufacturing

We’re Northwestern Nevada’s exclusive Hotsy dealer. And we’re amazed by the countless commercial uses for Hotsy pressure washers. From agriculture to the mining industry, there’s a Hotsy for every job. So, we’ve created this series of blog posts to explore how different industries use Hotsy products to maintain efficiency and cleanliness in their workplaces. Last month, we explored the agriculture, construction, and transportation industries. This time, let’s look at…

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