Car Cleaning Services
Today my 3 year old daughter was playing with her car and then after playing she washed her car and kept aside; I was sitting and watching her doing all this and then a sudden thought came to my mind about CAR CLEANING SERVICES. Finding it exciting I made up my mind to write an article on it for my dear readers. So here I am.
Hmm, I know you all are thinking that I might have gone crazy; CAR washing business is going to be frightening business as it may involve complicated task and lots of hard work and a huge investment. Really! Let’s find out together.
Let us first learn what car cleaning actually means. A car cleaning service includes cleaning, drying, polishing, detailing, servicing does not include car repairing services. A car cleaner uses different techniques to clean the car such as hot water, steam, foam detergents and liquid wax. However the techniques and equipment may differ from one provider to other service provider.
Finding it easy? Today’s world is so full of technology, so you actually does not need to make your hand dirty, half of the work can be done by machines. But then for this also you need to do a lot of research work by actually visiting some of the work station and seeing how actual work takes place. By visiting different work station you will come across the different methods, techniques and equipments different service providers are using. And then from here you can decide which method is best from your aspect.
Below are the steps to get started with the Car Cleaning Service :
- Plan your business: First thing which you need is to plan your business. A perfect and thorough planning is required here. This includes a thorough research work into all the aspect of work that takes place in car cleaning and how things are done. You can d0 a internet research also to see what market trend is now a day. You may also read business magazines and tutorial. Then you can decide on whether you want to start fresh means from scratch or you want to buy a franchise. Now again your decision depends upon your financial strength.
- Attend Training program: Before moving further into any business, I suggest to go for a small training program. Because what I believe having extra knowledge will not harm you. So go for an auto detailing training course where they will teach you proper cleaning techniques and care for vinyl, plastic, leather and chrome, as well as the difference between polishes and waxes, and carpet cleaning techniques,touch up paint, remove swirls, scratches, oxidation, fading and overspray and repair dents. It may move you to undergo training in windshield repair, headlight restoration which I m sure will help you in your business.
- Get financial aids from the institution: There are many financial institutions that provide business loan. You can approach them. But before you go for it you must have your business plan ready because without a perfect plan bankers does not provide loan.
- Name your services: Find a unique name for your business and get it registered.
- Obtain a business license: Now you can move forward and apply for a business license. And also apply for business insurance from the insurance company. Having an insurance policy for your business will be a good decision as it will protect your products from theft or damage.
- Look for the perfect location: it’s time to look for the perfect location for your business. Location should be such that it is visible to the passers and easily accessible. The place should be wide enough to accommodate the bays, pump rooms, vacuum and drying areas, and a small office. You must also make a check before buying or leasing the venue that a car washing services is allowed to that place. If needed take special permit to open your business.
- Checkout for your competitors: Now check out the competitors in your area. See what techniques they are using and the services they are offering to their customers. Don’t forget to check the discounts and offers they are giving and then plan your service charges. It should be moderate enough to attract customers and incurred profit.
- Buy equipments: Buy equipments depending upon your business, I mean how much automated you want your business to be and according to the finance you have.
- Hire your employees:Now hire efficient employees, if needed give them training. Your employees must be enough qualified to ensure that they can work alone and complete the job in the allotted time and they must have good behavior and be polite enough while dealing with customers.
- Do the advertisement: Now you are all set and this is the time to advertise your business.Advertise your s car cleaning services with road signage, flyers, posters, and in local print publications. You can also open your own website as this is in trend.
Don’t just sit and wait for the customers to come to you. You can also approach the various car companies for their service contract where they can direct their customer to your cleaning services.
Now you are all set for your business.
Though it is not popular in India, but if anybody want to experiment can go for moving car cleaning services where you can put all your cleaning equipments inside a truck and can go to offices, hotels, malls, etc to provide a cleaning services. Need more on this, will come back soon.