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Tommy's Express Celebrates Over 120 Locations and Growing

Tommy’s Express car wash locations now total 122 across the United States, with an additional 95 locations set to open in the coming months! Tommy’s...

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You're Ready to Open a Tommy's Express Franchise - Now What?

Congratulations! You've made the wise decision to open your own Tommy's Express Car Wash franchise location. Hopefully, you've done your pre-planning work,

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The Four Signage Types Every Car Wash Should Have

Car washes are becoming more automated, which means car wash attendants have less contact with your customers. Signage around your car wash is more...

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Use Car Care Vending Items to Create a Powerful Revenue Stream at Your Car Wash

Items such as interior detail kits and air fresheners can help increase your total sale per customer and grow your business.

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Five Essential Elements for Planning a Successful Tommy's Express Car Wash Franchise

A franchise with Tommy’s Express gives you a built-in support structure for success. With over fifty years of experience in the car wash industry,...

Connect with Tommy's Express at The Car Wash Show 2022 in Booth #1635

The Car Wash Show conference and expo connects over 8,000 car wash owners, car wash operators, and car wash suppliers with the latest innovations and...

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Keep Your Car Wash Vacuum Stations Driving Business with Parts and Accessories from TCWS

Whether paid or free, vacuums play a role in driving business at your express car wash. Designed for customer convenience, they are much more accessible...

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How to Start Your Tommy's Express Car Wash Franchise Location

Tommy’s Express is a recognized leader in the car wash industry, experiencing explosive growth and driving innovation in car wash technology and equipment.

Are You Consistently Using the Right Amount of Car Wash Detergent?

Today's car washes are complex mechanical systems. From conveyor belts to water systems and sprayers, these moving parts must work together to achieve a...

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Eight Great Reasons A Tommy's Express Car Wash Franchise is Your Smartest Business Move

Whether you're looking to start your first or next business, opening a franchise with Tommy's Express is one of the best opportunities in the market...

New LPR Lane Divider from TCWS Creates More Efficiency for Smaller Wash Entrances

The sleek, new LPR (License Plate Reader) Lane Divider from Tommy Car Wash Systems gives more options for new car wash sites that lack space or do not...

New Stainless-Steel Push-Button Stations Strengthen TCWS PODs

Tommy’s POD system for detergents and maintenance is one of the best car wash equipment innovations of the last decade. The POD system allows operations...

New Cantilever Pay Canopy from TCWS Gives Smaller Washes a Dynamic Entrance

Tommy Car Wash Systems is continuously improving design options for car wash sites of all sizes. The traditional multi-lane pay canopy requires more...

New Bug Spray Applicator from Tommy Car Wash Systems Blasts Bug Residue for Cleaner Vehicles

While the temperatures are currently below freezing at Tommy’s Michigan headquarters, it won’t be long before flowers start blooming, the grass turns...

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New Triple Threat Wheel Blaster from Tommy Car Wash Systems Stops Mud in Its Tracks

From springtime snowmelt to summer rainstorms to autumn’s freeze and thaw, vehicles run into muddy roads just about any time of year. Enter Tommy’s new...

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Tommy's Sets New Records and Accelerates Nationwide Expansion in 2021

Thank you to our clients, franchise partners, Team Members, and community members!