5 Definitive Reasons You Should Use a Distributor for Your Car Wash

Nov 15, 2017 12:22:56 PM / by Elissa Tennant posted in Car Wash, Distributors

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This information is based on an interview with Heath Pomerantz – Business Development Manager for Diamond Shine.

As a manufacturer, Diamond Shine often encounters customers looking to purchase chemical directly from us because they believe it to be the best option for their business. However, in most cases this does not hold true.

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SONNY’S The Car Wash Factory Announces Partnership with Diamond Shine

Oct 17, 2017 3:45:57 PM / by Elissa Tennant posted in Press Release, News

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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The Driveway Car Wash Dilemma

Sep 19, 2017 9:24:00 AM / by Elissa Tennant posted in Car Wash, Advice, Chemicals

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I have vivid memories of my grandpa washing his convertible in the driveway on Sunday afternoons.  The time and care he would take.  The buckets of sudsy water and pile of drying cloths sitting on the grass as he carefully groomed his prized possession. 

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3 Tips for Preventative Car Wash Maintenance

Jul 25, 2017 9:07:00 AM / by Anne Brower posted in Car Wash, Advice, Maintenance

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Every piece of car wash equipment is going to need some form of maintenance schedule or routine. Whether it’s daily, weekly, monthly, annual, or bi-annual, even walls and floors should be on a cleaning schedule! Keeping your investments in good shape will keep them running well for years to come.

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Which Car Wash Parts Should I Keep in Stock?

Jul 11, 2017 9:56:49 AM / by Elissa Tennant posted in Car Wash, Advice, Parts

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Spare parts play a HUGE role in the car wash industry.  There are a lot of durable or high wear and tear items involved in running a car wash. Having the right inventory of car wash parts and understanding how quickly you can get critical components locally will help you maximize uptime and keep the cars coming!

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The Lowdown on Car Wash Training

Jun 20, 2017 10:24:00 AM / by Anne Brower posted in Car Wash, Training, Employees

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Training is a huge part of owning and operating a successful car wash. With 12 years of experience in the car wash industry, and a background in direct and technical sales before that, Colorado Springs car wash owner Dave Begin knows a thing or 10 about training.

He was gracious enough to sit down and share some of his top tips for car wash training.

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Touchless Car Wash Best Practices

Jun 13, 2017 11:09:00 AM / by Anne Brower posted in Car Wash, Advice

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Are you getting clean, dry, and shiny cars with your touchless car wash every time?

For best results when operating a touchless wash, Diamond Shine's Managing  Director of Business Development Ryan Cook recommends considering five main cleaning factors.

Before you start, be sure to build a good foundation for your car wash by aligning yourself with a good service provider (Ryan can help with that). Then follow these tips to ensure you know how to diagnose and fix potential pitfalls.

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Cost per Car vs. Cost per Gallon

May 16, 2017 11:28:00 AM / by Anne Brower posted in Car Wash, Advice, Chemicals

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Are you measuring your chemicals using cost per gallon (CPG) or cost per car (CPC)? Which do you think is more effective?

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What’s the Best Car Wash Soap?

May 9, 2017 10:06:00 AM / by Anne Brower posted in Insider, Car Wash, Chemicals

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Answer: Diamond Shine is the best option for car wash soap. We know, ‘cause we make it!

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Mastering Your Car Wash Menu

Apr 20, 2017 12:47:45 PM / by Anne Brower posted in Car Wash, Advice, Wash Packages, Menu

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The car wash menu is one of the most important marketing and sales functions of your business. Fortunately, there are industry standards so you don’t have to reinvent the wheel!  Grab a beer, settle in, and let’s make you a menu!

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