How do small little mobile car washing and auto detailing businesses start? Well, perhaps I should tell you my story real quick, and then give you the advice and encouragement you need to go and get this done for yourself, if that is indeed, what you really want to do. I must warn you however; It Is Really Hard Work!
Okay so, I didn’t scare you away, that’s a good sign, so let’s talk.
You see, I first got into the mobile carwash houston business accidentally, as I started washing aircraft at age 12 back in 1977. Unfortunately, and this was a big hardship, I was too young to get a driver’s license, so I rode my bicycle to the airport, washed airplanes and then road home. I towed around my equipment in an industrial tool box with big wheels on it – by tying a rope to the seat post of my bicycle – yep, nothing good in life is easy.
Eventually, 4-years later, and it seemed like forever, I did get my driver’s license and put all the equipment into the back of a pick-up and occasionally washed vehicles too. Everyone liked it, and I found some aircraft owners who had truck fleets and they hired me to come clean them on-site. That’s how it all started. Well, there was a lot of work, meaning as long as you did the work – there was some money available to grow the business – yes, and live well, for … Read More