Before retirement, I had franchised mobile car washing units in 23 states, and we had four major franchisees in Arizona under a master franchise, along with five smaller franchisees in areas which were outside of the larger territory in and around the Greater Phoenix area. Indeed, I could say I learned a lot about running an auto detailing company or mobile car wash houston tx in that state, and I’d like to share a few of my insights with you if I might.
Obviously, one of the hardships in Arizona is washing and detailing vehicles outside in the summertime. In many places 115-degree days are the norm during the heat of the summer. It is very difficult to work outside doing this type of strenuous activity, attempting to clean 30 to 60 cars per day, and also squeeze in a few details. Yes, it can be done with an athletic crew, as long as each worker is drinking one-and-a-half to 2 gallons a day of water during the work day. Of course, that means the crew is sweating it out all the time, and your clothes are drenched, which makes it difficult when washing and drying cars, not to mention waxing.
Nevertheless, it can all be done, and if operators are wise they will use a polymer solvent type wax which dries very quickly and can be used to direct sunlight – that type of wax is easy to put on, and very easy to get off. The spring, winter, … Read More