Category: Tools of the Trade

Classic tools & fun new gadgets for the car wash industry and its fans.

Automated Systems: Up and coming

Automated Systems have created a boom in the car wash industry. Mister Car Wash and Dynamite Car Wash in Arizona have been so wowed by the features and movement of this machine, they would recommend it to everyone. Click on the link below and find out how you can get your very own Automated Systems. ...

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Erie Brush & Manufacturing

Imagine pulling your car into a self-serve bay and realizing you have new scratches from previous brushes that you once used before. How aggravating and frustrating can that be, right? Just think, other customers may have used those brushes before and may or may not come back because of the quality that was displayed. Erie ...

Wet Coins? KLOPP International says no problem

Count coins easily - even wet ones - with this new product from KLOPP International.

The Kings of Car Wash Signage & Entry Arches!

Bright, attractive and informative signs at your wash location is absolutely critical in today's market. Unfortunately combining all three of those attributes successfully is not a simple task. Either the signage is dull or is difficult to comprehend and ends up making a location wind up looking more like a warehouse than a modern car ...

General Pump Replacement Parts

When does my General High Pressure Pump need replacement parts?

General Pumps builds very reliable pumps for a number of industries needing high pressure water to clean with.  There pumps last a very long time before needing to be replaced but some of the causes to pumps needing parts sooner than it has to really has more to do with external problems developing that affects ...

Car Wash Supplies

Where to Buy Car Wash Supplies?

Do you know where to get good deals on your car wash supplies? Do you suspect that you may be overpaying with your current service provider? E-commerce can provide the solution! Some of the places we've found that give great pricing on a wide variety of parts you'd commonly use all the time are Kleen-Rite, ...

Credit Card Acceptors on Car Wash Vending Machines

We've recently seen credit card acceptors on Little Tree vending machines at the International Car Wash Expo in Las Vegas. We were surprised to see this upgrade, as it is totally different from what we've grown accustomed to in these style of drop shelf venders. The digital display was larger as well, I guess you ...