Start a Coin Car Wash Business

Car washes are all the rage nowadays since people enjoy the convenience they get from these types of establishments.

It may not always be the case however when it comes to price, that is why a coin car wash business is the best alternative.

With a coin car wash business, it will get your customers to experience a professional car wash without the expensive price tag. This is because the customer merely pays for the use of the professional car wash facilities on his vehicle. This principle not only benefits the customer but the business owner as well since the manpower and employee number required to run the business will not be as many as compared to a carwash business that requires workmen to wash the customers’ cars.

Initially you will need to plan out your business strategies and to do so you will need basic information and knowledge with regards to business management. Be able to write down your goals, the services you wish to offer, the market you want to attract and the rest of the business factors. Document all the ideas that you come across and want to implement on your business, this way you can formulate a clear picture of what you want to start and what you want your business to become.

If you have little to no background with regards to this type of business, you will need to either do your own research or consult with similar businesses in the area. On hand exposure will give you a clearer picture with the type of business you are about to enter. Once this is considered it is very important to find a suitable location for your coin car wash. Large open spaces or vacant lots may be considered and similar closed down businesses are also a good option if you are lucky enough to have them available to you. Keep in mind that the location must be somewhere that is frequently visited since this will serve as convenient for potential clients and customers.

Consider all the legalities necessary to operate this type of business. In this case it is best to consult with a lawyer or an accountant to properly assess all your business plans and finances. From there you will need to come up with a rough estimate with regards to the money you will need to spend on finances. Canvass all available suppliers, either locally or abroad. The internet is a good source that will give you several different options to choose from. Also keep in mind that you may be able to purchase second hand equipment to keep your expenditures low since you are only initially starting the business. Once you have set up and have gained enough capital then you make consider upgrading your tools and equipment.

Draft and sketch out the area and properly fit and allocate the space required by your equipment. Make sure that all the requirements for equipment operation are met. You need not have several washing stations available at this moment in time since there is always time to add more in the future.

Once you have set up all the equipment and supplies, it is time to start promoting your business. The internet is the quick and easy way to gain an audience for your advertisements. Other methods include local advertisements in magazines or newspapers, posting of fliers or television and radio options.


  • NICKSON said on August 21, 2012
    Kindly provide me with more details on how to start and run such business in a place like Arusha Tanzania where I live.
  • inderpal saini said on November 26, 2012
    Start a Coin Car Wash Business in rajasthan
  • chetan kundariya said on December 1, 2013
    i want to start this in gujrat plz give all information or contact no of supplier
  • NEVIS said on January 8, 2015
    detail costing of car wash in uae
  • Rahul kumar said on May 26, 2016
    Kindly provide me with more details on how to start and run such business in a place like where I live in khagual and how much investment.


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