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Mobile Car Wash Business & Auto Detailing Services


Mobile Car Wash Business & Auto Detailing Services

Mobile or on-demand car wash and detailing company, allowing users to schedule a wash within minutes using a website or mobile app. Once a wash is booked, a trained team of specialists arrive and perform the selected service. One element that gives emerging on-demand companies a competitive edge is hiring skilled, trained and experienced full-time employees.

Vehicles are serviced onsite so that means service providers go to customer’s place, bringing convenience and quality service at their door. Personalized onsite service becomes available on-demand to the customers and bring a convenience to their lives.

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The Need

Not everyone has the time or desire to wash their car regularly, and frequent trips to the automatic carwash can get expensive. Not only that, but repetitive runs through an automatic wash can remove wax and create swirl marks in the paint. Mobile car wash services have brought the revolution in the industry and due to it’s on demand availability, the demand of the services are surging in US market. Mobile car wash has removed the hassle and time boundaries from the customers life and they are happy to avail such services to ease up their lives.


The global car wash service market size was valued at USD 33.0 billion in 2018 and USD 35.34 billion in 2020 and is expected to grow to USD 41.0 billion in 2025 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.2% from 2019 to 2025. As per International Carwash Association (ICA), there has been a steady decline in home vehicle washes in the past 18 years. In 1996, 47.6% consumers preferred washing their vehicles at home whereas in 2014, only 28.4% consumers opted for the same. This significant shift is owing to benefits such as speed, convenience, and efficiency offered by professional car wash operators. Growing consumer discretionary spending in certain countries is also expected to support car wash services market growth.

The professional carwash market is currently experiencing staggering growth, which is fueled by consumers with more disposable income and investors who are interested in our industry’s minimal labor, high volume and quick return on investment business models.

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In general, consumers are willing to spend more for a full-service car wash that is done by hand. People who seek out this service normally do not wash their vehicles as often as people who use automated car washes do, however.

Primary market for the Mobile Car Wash and Auto Detailing Services are;

  • Working professionals
  • Individuals working on tight shifts
  • Busy personnel
  • Students
  • Old Age / retired individuals
  • Corporate offices
  • Rent a car companies

Car Washing

Auto Detailing Services

Paint correction & restoration

Car Waxing

Ceramic coating

Steam shampoo treatment

Waterless Car Washing

Hand Car Wash

Machine Buff & polish Exterior

Full Interior Vacuum and Trunk

Shampoo Upholstery & Carpets & Floor mats


Initial Capital Investment - $60,000 ONLY

Investment amount will be calculated at actual and progressively as on every stage of the process would involve a budget price and its deliverables, so as to keep the investors fully updated and transparent.

An additional 25% of the investment amount to be kept in business bank account for operating expenses.

This amount includes at a minimum three (3) months of average projected expenses to cover startup costs, working capital costs, and contingency financing.


Return on Investment

35% ROI per annum

2.5 – 3 Years Break Even

$3,000 - $5,000 Income Per Month


1. Submit the documents & Sign the Agreement

2. Business Registration and Bank Account

3. Office space lease and Setup

4. Initial Staff Recruitment

5. State License Approval & Registration

6. Branding and Digital Setup

7. Business Launch & Visa Application Preparation

8. Application Submission and Visa Interview

9. Visa Issued & Landing in USA