Automatic Car Wash Myths
There are many, many myths about automatic car washes that might make you feel uneasy. We get it, your car is one of the most expensive investments a person can make. Did you know that NOT regularly washing your car can actually cause permanent damage that will devalue your vehicle?
Read the following myths and let us calm your fears.
While it might seem daunting at first, the tunnel is designed to safely guide your car through the wash without damage. Damage to your vehicle is extremely unlikely. Just follow the signs and ask an attendant if you have questions about putting your car in neutral or turning off your windshield wipers. There is no such thing as a dumb question if it helps you feel safe.
THE TUNNEL IS TO BE FEARED
AUTOMATIC WASHES SCRATCH YOUR CAR
False! This is probably the biggest myth about automatic car washes. Equipment and technology have advanced well past the old days of rough brushes. Today we use neoglide foam cloth that actually pulls away and removes debris rather than moving dirt around. Our tunnel is designed to keep your car clean, safe, and scratch-free.
Regularly waxing your vehicle is essential to maintaining your paint job. Wax prevents dirt, debris, and pollutants from adhering to your car’s clear coat. Once they’ve bonded, your clear coat may deteriorate, ultimately causing permanent damage.
WAXING YOUR CAR ISN'T NECESSARY
MY CAR LOOKS CLEAN SO I DON'T NEED TO WASH IT
It just rained so you might think, “oh, my car is clean!” Rain itself isn’t as clean as you’d think. For this reason, most car washes use treated water that won’t leave spots like rain will. Run your finger along your vehicle, does it come up clean? If not, it’s time for a wash!
While washing your car by hand might save you money, it could actually be harming your car and the environment. On the other hand, we know how to wash your car safely, quickly, and efficiently. Check out our Unlimited Membership for an even better deal.
CAR WASHES ARE TOO EXPENSIVE
AUTOMATIC CAR WASHES WASTE WATER
Your car collects pollutants which you use chemicals to wash away during a home wash.That water is generally not recycled and will wash directly into a nearby source of water. Most modern automatic car washes employ a system to recycle water for reuse. They reduce the impact on the environment - using less water and putting out less waste.