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The Next Generation of ‘Green’ Car Washes

The Next Generation of ‘Green’ Car Washes

Options & applications for an environmentally-friendly & profitable wash Published in America’s Car Care Business, May 2009 by Aaron Voorhees We all must do our part. As a commercial contractor and car wash owner/operator, I know that as natural resources become scarcer and prices of such rise, I must maintain a competitive edge in the car wash industry. I must help change the consumer’s view of professional car washes—that we … Read more

by Aaron Voorhees
Published in America's Car Care Business - May 2009
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Denver Company Builds Green With PVC


For Immediate Release Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Denver Company Builds Green With PVC With the construction of a state-of-the-art vehicle wash in Stapleton, a Colorado company is bringing a new way to build to the Mountain States. DENVER, Colorado (October 25, 2012) – Denver builder, ASLAN COMPANIES is using Octaform, a PVC stay-in-place concrete forming system, to build and finish the walls of a Stapleton vehicle wash. Not content to rely … Read more

by Aaron Voorhees
Published in Press Release - October 2012
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Extreme Makeover:

Extreme Makeover:

Designing your car wash project with value-engineered efficiency Published in America’s Car Care Business, July 2009 by Aaron Voorhees Around two years ago, I had the opportunity to meet Doug Massey. He was the owner of a property that had an outdated, run-down, four-bay self-serve car wash that had been built in the 1960s. The wash had an office building and a garage that had been used for storage. Some … Read more

by Aaron Voorhees
Published in America's Car Care Business - July 2008
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From Inception To Cash Flow – Part 2

From Inception To Cash Flow – Part 2

Marketing Published in America’s Car Care Business, March 2007 by Aaron Voorhees This two-part series is designed to provide information for the investor who is evaluating a car wash as a potential business. In last month’s edition, I introduced the concepts of choosing the best site location, equipment supplier and building design. This installment continues to explain key concepts that will help your car wash produce cash flow. The old … Read more

by Aaron Voorhees
Published in America's Car Care Business - March 2007
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From Inception To Cash Flow – Part 1

From Inception To Cash Flow – Part 1

Choosing the best site location, equipment supplier and building design Published in America’s Car Care Business, February 2007 by Aaron Voorhees Many car washes I’ve seen built recently look more like the Taj Mahal than a place to clean a vehicle. They are beautiful in appearance, but cost a fortune to build! I have to wonder how much the bank owns and how much the investor owns. I have spoken … Read more

by Aaron Voorhees
Published in America's Car Care Business - February 2007
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