Americans love their cars. They spend billions of dollars to maintain themand this tender loving care includes keeping them spick-and-span. With no inventory and no costly labor, a car wash is one of the most stable and profitable businesses you can start. In this book, industry experts walk you through the four most popular types of car washesfull-service, in-bay automatic, exterior conveyer and self-serviceand reveal the pros and cons of each. No matter what type you choose, you’ll get essential advice on: Writing a business plan and getting financing Setting up an environmentally friendly car wash Hiring the best employees Purchasing the newest washing equipment Creative marketing and advertising techniques And more! Valuable industry information, hundreds of essential resources and time-tested business tactics put you on the road to success.