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    Color Scheme for Carwash - Part 2

    Yes, definitely No. 1. That orange is an attention-getter. Our Cheetah Express glass building is orange metal. Very visible from the road.
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    Questions for those with a Washworld Profile

    Wow. That is awesome. Our top number was 117, which happened a couple of years ago in March. Hasn't happened since.
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    Questions for those with a Washworld Profile

    I believe you're exactly right about the 7 per hr. That's what I've figured in the past based on our wash times. Every time we've tried to speed up the process, we've had problems with the quality of the wash. Will be interesting to see what happens when we put in the Razor, since it is...
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    Questions for those with a Washworld Profile

    Thank you. Yesterday was our first full day open since the "Big Freeze" here in TX. It took 3 days to fix broken pipes and the equipment. We were getting calls every day from folks asking "when will you be open?" I was encouraged by their support; and bummed out that we couldn't open sooner.
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    Questions for those with a Washworld Profile

    I just wanted to add something about Triple Foam, since it was discussed earlier in this thread. For those who think TF is a "do without," we ran 101 cars through our Profile yesterday and 79 bought the top wash with the Triple Foam. It blew me away. We've never had a percentage of top wash...
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    Washworld Profile

    Yes. When we had the PDQ Tandem with the actual brushes for wheel cleaners, we had several claims for scratched wheels. There's no liability with the touchless and it does it great job.
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    Washworld Profile

    I believe the wheel detailers do make a big difference in the overall result.
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    Washworld Profile

    Ours are also touchless and agree with everything you just stated. We use a high alkaline cleaner in ours by ChemQuest -- Select 35 -- and it does a great job.
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    Washworld Profile

    It's definitely an individual decision you'll have to make. My distributor tells us we're the only ones they have, who have the wheel detailers. I wanted to offer our customers something they don't get at the other automatics in the area, and there are only a couple within a 30-minute drive...
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    Horror story w/ city, after Snowmageddon

    Wow. That's wonderful news. Congrats. Hope I can say the same once we finally get open again!
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    Horror story w/ city, after Snowmageddon

    I've started a claim with them for reimbursement of the cost of repairs. Am wavering on a loss of revenue claim.
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    Horror story w/ city, after Snowmageddon

    On top of all that, I just got a call from WW advising that although they were "planning to be here today", they now can't find the pipes needed within 6 of their suppliers, which seems to now be a big problem. They'll be running around all day looking for them, so now I have no idea when...
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    Horror story w/ city, after Snowmageddon

    Coach, I feel for you. Our small town has such an antiquated infrastructure that there were leaks in their lines everywhere and the City's water was shut off for a couple of days, and when they finally turned it back on, it was alternately for 5-6 hours at a time while they worked on fixing all...
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    Washworld Profile

    Thanx so much. The new bay for the Razor will be the same type of building, but a bit smaller. And to Coach's comment of the timing of the Top Wash, we've asked them to speed it up and have tried various things, but the results didn't make the customers happy, since we seemed to get more...
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    Washworld Profile

    The 7-1/2 for the Top Wash does not include the blower. The vehicle moves from the wash area after 7-1/2 min. into the drying, area and the next vehicle moves in, and the dryer is timed for 1 minute on the exiting vehicle. The Top Wash starts with a Bug Pass and Presoak, followed by 2 passes...
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    Washworld Profile

    We have 3 washes: Basic Wash is about 4 min.; middle wash is 5-1/2 min. and Top Wash is 7-1/2 min. The Base Wash is a single pass, and the other 2 are double passes. Middle and Top wash include Bug Pass and Tire Scrub; and Top Wash adds Triple Foam and Carnauba application. All 3 include...
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    Washworld Profile

    We installed a WW Profile-Max in late 2018. It's loaded, to include Triple Foam, Foam & Flow and Wheel Detailer (high pressure, not brush). We also have their Power Tower and Undercarriage wash. I wouldn't change anything, but will warn that depending on your car-count, things do wear out and...
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    Frozen Texas Washes

    Got a call from the City this morning advising they were turning off the water at our meter because water was coming "out of the corner of the wash". Looks like the main pipe from the city water to our wash burst overnight. Plumber can't make it until later today, so all the other repairs will...
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    Frozen Texas Washes

    Our WW Profile shuts down automatically when temps go below 35. We've been down since Sunday. I haven't actually been to the site, since roads have been treacherous for driving, but I plan to go there today. My cleaning helper lives very close to the wash and took pics of broken pipes, hoses...
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