Yearly Archives: 2017

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IQ Car Wash – The Key to Success!

Bill Hoaglin of D&S Car Wash Systems recently presented a ceremonial "key" to John Londoff, Jr. (Owner/President), and Bruce Weiner (Operations Director) of Johnny Londoff Chevrolet in Florissant, Missouri, to recognize the completion of the dealership's IQ Soft Touch Car Wash lease/purchase agreement. Johnny Londoff Chevrolet recognized the value and economies provided by the IQ Soft Touch Car Wash soon after its introduction, and thus became an [...]

2018-08-30T13:43:18+00:00October 31st, 2017|Auto Dealers, Blog|

IQ Touch Free Now Available for Shorter Bay Lengths

D&S Car Wash Equipment Company has enhanced the design of revolutionary IQ 2.0 Touch Free In Bay Automatic Car Wash System to fit existing 28-foot car wash bays. Design changes to the IQ 2.0 are subtle, featuring modifications to the carriage, photo eye curtains, and top wand nozzles. Now car wash owners with 28-foot bays do [...]

2018-08-30T13:43:18+00:00October 30th, 2017|Blog|

Increased Water Recovery

D&S Car Wash Equipment Company has recently partnered with Diamond H2O to provide its Clear-Flo line of Reverse Osmosis Systems on all D&S Self Serve and In Bay Automatic Car Wash Systems. The Clear-Flo line is the most efficient Reverse Osmosis equipment available today for the car wash industry, with far less waste (70-75% average [...]

2018-08-30T13:43:18+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Blog|

The Service Walk – An Essential Step to Closing the Sale

Thriving dealerships understand the importance of the Service Walk in closing a sale. Research shows that "The Dealership" ranks third in importance to most new car buyers, behind "The Vehicle" and "The Sales Person" and - in most cases - ahead of "The Deal" itself. The better and more dynamic the Service Walk, the more [...]

2018-08-30T13:43:18+00:00September 27th, 2017|Blog|

Wiring Basics

Car wash owner/operator duties often include that of a "service technician" as well. When tackling electrical issues, always remember these basic steps: Disconnect breaker before beginning any service. When unplugging a wire, cable, or connector, label it and the contact before it is disconnected so you know where to reconnect. Take a picture of the [...]

2017-08-29T10:56:47+00:00August 29th, 2017|Investors, Tech Tip Center|

Stopping the NonStop Vac

A common problem that most car wash owners will eventually encounter is with vacuums that won't shut off. The nonstop vac problem will always be one of two possibilities: 1) The timer is bad or malfunctioning, or 2) The mercury contactor is bad To discover which part is bad, test for voltage with a VOM [...]

2018-08-30T13:43:19+00:00July 12th, 2017|Tech Tip Center|

Improve Your Curb Appeal

Savvy car wash owners know that one key to a successful car wash operation is changing your customer’s vision of your wash from a necessary commodity to a destination experience. Remodeled exteriors with brightly lit entrances and bays, colorful signage, foaming wax features with LED lights, scented soaps and rinses, and sparkling clean interior walls [...]

2018-08-30T13:43:19+00:00May 26th, 2017|Blog|