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  • You might see a change over the next few months. Prowash is pleased to announce the launch of its new fresh looking logo

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  • Replacing machine and sign decals when they become faded, worn, or damaged is important for the upkeep of your car wash

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  • The Laurel Story

    Aug 24, 2016

    Why Laurel Metal Products, Inc. is the only manufacturer of drop-shelf vending machines that you need to know.

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  • 11 Years Running

    May 01, 2016

    Industry recognition and awards are an important gauge of progress and success in business, and in the 15 years of Prowash Australia’s evolution, we have been fortunate to receive our share

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  • Record heatwaves are brewing off the coast, say weather experts. The primary cause is the resurgence of El Nino in the Pacific. This weather phenomenon wreaks havoc on Australia every few years, but there is the possibility that 2015 will rival the worst in recent memory

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  • Car Wash Art

    May 01, 2016

    Inspiration comes from the strangest places. Melbourne architects win the gallery’s coveted Architecture Commission with a hot-pink, car wash-inspired design. So get down to the National Gallery Victoria

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  • The Dirty Truth

    May 01, 2016

    Do you know what happens to water and rubbish that goes down the drains?

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  • The Car Wash and Detailing Services industry has gone through a period of growth over the past five years.

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  • Help Us Help You

    Nov 01, 2015

    Here at Prowash we make every attempt to stock and provide as many parts and products as possible to keep your car wash running efficiently and profitable. Our sales and service team is available from 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday to help with any counter sales, product queries, process orders or guide you through the online shop.

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  • With the silly season approaching we want to keep everything running smoothly. Equipment maintenance is almost always brought up as a top concern for car wash business owners and operators. While strong performing equipment can help increase car throughput and enhance results, poor performing equipment can slow down and even shut down production.

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  • With summer upon us and the predictions of hot times ahead, we need to think not only about the impacts on our customers and business, but also on potential environmental impacts and what it all means to us as car wash owners.

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  • Need a part or product and can’t find it?

    Prowash stocks everything for the popular self serve and automatic equipment, vacuums, note changers, pumps and motors, even down to the smallest spare parts for a large range of car wash equipment brands.

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  • This year’s The Car Wash Show in Nashville was one for the record books. In what would be the largest Show in 10 years, nearly 8,000 attendees walked the trade show floor to see the products and services from more than 400 exhibitors.
    It lived up to its reputation as the largest car wash convention and trade show.

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  • It was the mid-1960's, and Bill Gorra's father took great pride in keeping two cars - a Studebaker and a Rambler - clean. A chemist by trade, George Gorra washed the vehicles in the family driveway, mixing his own soap formulas in the garage.
    It wasn't long before he began selling those formulas to the new commercial car washes in the area, with the young Bill helping mix and deliver.

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  • Prowash’s new line of waxes, “Splatter Wax®” is now officially registered as a certified trademark to Prowash. Take advantage of this great new product and initiative and let your customers know that you’ve got the authentic Splatter Wax® with Carnauba on site.

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  • While some cars still have a plastic wheel cover mounted over a black-painted steel wheel, even these vehicles have the option to upgrade to fancier products. Many people decide to go for the update and those wheels, like the rest of the car, get dirty and need cleaning.

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  • After a year of driving global temperatures to unprecedented warmth, the giant El Nino weather event in the Pacific is officially over, raising hopes that drought-hit regions may be in for some relief in Australia and elsewhere.

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  • It’s no joke that car washes can stink, this is certainly not ideal since a car wash is the place people come to make things clean. Some may have noticed something was off when they walked past the wastewater collection pit or into the equipment room. Car washing equipment and reclaim systems generally cannot remove odours present in the wash bay. Decomposition of matter by naturally occurring bacteria and/or chemical reactions will release gases (hydrogen sulfide) to the atmosphere that have a very offensive smell.

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  • Dependability, trusted quality and outstanding performance make Cat Pumps the most frequently used pump for car washes. That’s why over 85% of all car wash owners rely on Cat Pumps to keep their washes operating at high-capacity.

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  • Have you ever had an incident with a customer’s vehicle that you thought was minimal, yet your customer made a huge deal about it? It happens, it’s stressful, and it just seems to ruin the whole day. As a car wash manager, you realise that occasional damage to a customer’s vehicle happens and is a part of the car wash business. Proper handling of this type of situation can save you from a major headache and significant expenses.

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