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5 Long Lasting Benefits of Car Washing

Sometimes it’s obvious when it’s time to clean your vehicle, like when someone scrawls “wash me” on the muddy window. Waiting until you can’t tell your vehicle’s original color isn’t the best strategy, though.

“It may seem like a car wash is just a temporary thing, but there are long-lasting benefits to regularly washing your vehicle,” says Mike Reijonen, a Michigan-based distribution manager for Mark VII.

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7 Reasons the Car Wash Industry is Growing: What this means for you 

“This is a great industry, and it’s still expanding,” says Mark VII CEO Lee Norton.

The demand for car-wash services has been rising over the past decade, according to Grand View Research (GVR). This trend is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 4.8% from 2021 to 2028, according to the GVR report “U.S. Car Wash Service Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report By Type (Tunnels, Roll-over/In-bay, Self-service), And Segment Forecasts, 2021 – 2028.”

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Young to the Industry: How these car wash rookies evolved into industry veterans 

"In 2017, I was 25 years old and was selling heavy equipment to the construction industry. I also started learning more about the car-wash industry and why it’s a good fit for self-starters. While I liked a lot of what I was hearing from Mark VII, I was skeptical at first. My parents thought it sounded almost like a hoax. I can speak from experience, though, that the car-wash industry offers autonomy, good income potential, the opportunity to work from home, and the freedom to live where you want" Matthew Lapolice, Mark VII Territory Manager, Canada

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From Laborer to Executive: Ray Rook's Career Journey 

Sometimes a job is just a way to pay the bills, but sometimes it’s a turning point in a person’s life. When Ray Rook joined Mark VII in 1995, he had no idea of how much this entry-level job would shape his future.

 “I was interested in machinery and knew my friend Travis liked working here,” said Rook, who washed his neighbors’ cars to earn money as a kid.

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