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Running a Car Washing Business?

How do you Start up a Car washing business?, what do you need to begin? What kind of licence do you need? How do I go about obtaining that licence?, How do you legally hire people to work with you? what are ways to be most successful in this field of business? Additional info and tips are welcome.

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Find a location that needs a car wash. A high-profile location, such as a busy street with good visibility, is a necessity for a business such as this to succeed.

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Contact the city or county department that handles business licenses and request an application.




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Inquire as to what other requirements there are for opening a business. You may be required to provide insurance or follow certain restrictions for the area.

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Contact the Franchise Tax Board to get a wholesale permit, if required. This will allow you to purchase goods without paying taxes if they are to be used in your business.

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Research car washes. Decide whether you want a fully automated car wash or a partially automated one that requires workers to complete part of the washing and drying process.

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Decide if you want to purchase a franchise or open an independent business.

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Make a business plan. You'll need to have all of the aspects of opening and running the business worked out for the short and long term.

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Get financing. Unless you have a lot of money lying around, you will need to borrow money to build the business.

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Advertise your new business. Use creative marketing to draw customers, such as a coupon book or a frequent-washer program.

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1 year ago