4 Car Washing And Detailing Business Success Stories [2022]

4 Car Washing And Detailing Business Success Stories [2022]
Start A Car Washing And Detailing Business

The carwash business is already a multi-billion-dollar industry with room for growth.

With the number of vehicles per household increasing daily, starting a car wash and detailing business could be a profitable idea.

If you have a piece of vacant land in the right location, you can get into the carwash business. You can set up an in-bay automatic carwash, self-washing carwash, touch-free carwash, or a wide range of other options.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a car washing and detailing business:

1. Belk Mobile Detailing ($72K/year)

Josh Belk and Austin Belk (from Springfield, MO, USA) started Belk Mobile Detailing about 3 years ago.

$6K / month
2 founders / 0 employees

Case Study

My name is Josh Belk and I’m the founder of Belk Mobile Detailing. Belk Mobile Detailing is a mobile automotive detailing business in Springfield, Missouri. We come directly to our customer’s homes to make their vehicles look new again. I’m currently a co-owner in the business, with the other owner being my brother Austin.

We have four main types of customers that use our services: professionals, business owners, busy moms, and people looking to sell their vehicles. Our business has been generating an average of $8,000 over the past 12 months and detailing 60-80 vehicles per month.


2. Adam's Polishes

Adam's Polishes provides premium detailing products designed to reduce time & steps in the process. We provide Wheel Cleaner, Microfiber towels and much more. Shop now »

  • Website traffic: 400K/month
  • Business rank: #100K

Check out their full website ➜

3. Ammo Auto Care Inc.

AMMO NYC fanatically manufactures car care and detailing products for drivers who care about the way their car looks, as much as its performance.

  • Website traffic: 120K/month
  • Business rank: #276K

Check out their full website ➜


Dozens of 5-star reviews by delivering amazing results! Mobile-based car detailing company servicing the Greater Houston area and surrounding cities.

  • Business rank: #744K

Check out their full website ➜

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