My Car Wash Success Story

Employee Training

Employee Training

Additionally, we created a training program for our employees to minimize their environmental effects while they work. We effectively trained them on efficient use of spray hoses, reusable cleaning cloths, and proper application of chemicals. Altering our employee...

Safe & Biodegradable Chemicals

Safe & Biodegradable Chemicals

Conventional car cleaning chemicals arrive with alarming labels on all sides of the shipment. These labels typically included corrosive and flammable warnings. Due to this obvious danger, we had to pay a hazmat shipping fee to have the products shipped to our...

Brief Introduction to my Personal Journey

Brief Introduction to my Personal Journey

The last few years have been extremely tough for me, but all bad times eventually pass. In 2017, I was severely depressed. My business was horribly failing, and I didn’t feel I had a purpose.  For months on end, I worked next to my employees 10+ hours a day at my own...

Consumer Mindset Shift

Consumer Mindset Shift

As I hinted at earlier, people love to support businesses that provide the same services as their competitors if they also go above and beyond solving an external issue. For my business, Tuscaloosa Car Detail, we decided to focus on environmental issues.  As people...

Unfathomable Water Usage

Unfathomable Water Usage

In the very early days of washing cars, the industry was generally not overly concerned with how much water or electricity carwashes used. To be fair, washing cars before 1946 consisted mainly of a gallon bucket, soap, and a sponge. These small scale wash stations may...