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  • It’s been a busy and challenging time for us all at Prowash recently and I’ve been thinking how important it is that I provide our valued customers with some more information, as the now CEO of DuBois Chemicals Australia.

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  • Be it a central system or canister style, vacuums are an integral component of a professional carwash. Our industry has trained end users for these expectations, and it’s up to your wash to meet their expectations or risk going out of business

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  • Every car wash owner knows that a clean, well-maintained site is key to attracting and keeping customers. Avoid the old broom and dust pan and save time with the Hako Sweeper.

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  • Here's a sneak peak of what to expect and some of the content for the upcoming Carwash College

     

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  • Anyone new into the carwash industry knows it can be difficult to find useful information on getting started, from equipment use and maintenance needs to tweaking chemical settings. As a consequence of this lack of knowledge it’s highly likely that you’ll experience a breakdown and not know where to turn next. Hence, in 2017 Prowash decided to setup the Prowash Carwash College and ran our first 1 day workshop – Carwashing 101 with a vision to assist new and existing carwash owners, managers and employees.

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  • Do you know the differences between the various carwash chemicals and what benefits they provide for cars? The chemicals you choose are critical to your carwash, because they will determine how clean the cars come out.

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  • The scheme allows small businesses to claim immediate deductions for asset purchases up to the value of $20,000. The assets must be ready for use by June 30, 2019. But how does it work? Don't really understand what the $20,000 instant asset write-off is all about? You’re far from alone

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  • Paying for things by waving a smart phone or other device is poised to take off in the coming years, as consumers are offered new features enticing them to shift to mobile payments. Tapping a card provides a great experience. The phone essentially is a computer, so you can add a lot more value to the experience than you can with a piece of plastic

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  • Cafe Goes Cashless

    May 16, 2018

    A Melbourne eatery has told customers it’s entering a “brave new digital world” by going cash-free, after a series of robberies earlier this year forced it to act. Calculating the expense that managing money was taking, the business decided to ditch cash altogether

     

     

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  • CT400 Latest Update

    Apr 11, 2018

    There has been a buzz around Prowash recently as we commenced our staged rollout of the first 100 CT400 units. In the meantime, Prowash will be contacting customers on the pre-order list to ensure all paperwork is completed. Transactions cannot take place without this. Surprisingly this paperwork processing takes longer than the installation of the CT400 units

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  • Handy Tip from our Soap Technician - Prowash now stock a replacement stainless steel screw to use in your hydrominders for attaching the valve body to the plate. Often the original 3 screws corrode over time and can become difficult to remove when changing valve kits or bodies.

     


     

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  • In the self serve car wash industry, the owners and managers of each facility face a critical decision when installing the foaming brushes used by customers to remove surface dirt and debris. The choice: install low cost, coarse, synthetic brushes that customers suspect might scratch their paint jobs if applied too vigorously; or pay a little more for a higher end, natural foaming brush that is gentle and stands up to prolonged use.

     

     

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  • The Car Wash Show 2018, hosted by the ICA lit up the Las Vegas from April 26-28 and proved to be one of the association’s largest shows yet. With over 380 exhibitors and more than 8,000 attendees who represent nearly 10,000 car care locations around the globe

     

     

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  • In this industry, one of the toughest things to do consistently is to produce a clean car in a touchless automatic . The reasons for this vary, from cars that have not been washed in a year to chemicals that are not designed to be used in a touchless environment. Let us attempt to shed some light on the problems we all face.

     

     

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  • CT400 Update

    Mar 14, 2018

    Prowash is pleased to announce a staged rollout is underway and this week marks the installation of the first 100 CT400 units in sites local to Prowash. Following this week another 400 are on their way to commence our slow rollout

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  • Klean Wall Q&A

    Feb 09, 2018

    Klean Wall cleaner has made the once dreaded task of cleaning walls a simple and easy job. Just spray Klean Wall on and rinse off. Klean Wall cleans fiberglass, brick, block, and painted walls. With clean bay walls you will attract more business!

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  • As we approach 2020 the level of technology changes and the power of engineering to create radical shifts in how the world works, has left some people failing to accept such a rapid rate of innovation and change as we move forward

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  • Unfortunately, carwashes are prime targets for burglaries. Whether vandals cut open or rip out entire coin boxes the old-fashioned way or hackers try to access credit card information from modern point-of-sale (POS) systems, all types of pay stations are susceptible to crime. However, there are ways to minimize the risks of having your pay stations targeted or tampered with.

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  • Changes are seemingly being witnessed on a monthly, sometimes weekly basis on every level of the carwash industry. From manufacturers to suppliers to carwash operators, we are seeing big shifts in the industry.

     

     

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  • Australia is in the grips of SUV madness. New vehicle registration figures released this week show we bought more vehicles in 2017 than ever before, and that growth was driven by the sport utility vehicles (SUV) segment, which outsold traditional passenger cars for the first time.

     

     

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