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Eco-friendly Mobile Auto Detailing Business

Eco-friendly Mobile Auto Detailing Business



Eco Friendly Auto Detailing is becoming more popular especially in the coastal communities of California, Florida, and Texas. There are several reasons causing change in mobile car detailing and the state of California is taking the lead on it. Most of these changes relate to the environment and how auto detailing businesses affect the environment. California, along with other East coast states are in a drought condition. This problem is likely to get worse through the rest of the year and continue to be a concern in 2015 and beyond. Water conservation within the United States is a reality that needs to be addressed now and in the very near future.

Detail King features a low-pressure washer system that will not only conserve water when washing a vehicle but also will help avoid the water from landing on the ground and discharging into the storm drains. Learn more about our Eco Friendly Car Wash System because you may want to go “green” and have the edge over your competition! Many cities require that mobile detailing and car wash operators take steps to prevent wash water from discharging into the storm drains. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) is enforcing the Clean Water Act of 1972 and precautions must be taken so the wash water is not discharged into the storm drains because it will eventually end up in the lakes, rivers, and oceans and is obviously an environmental concern. The opportunity to be an eco-friendly detailer and be “Water Smart” will separate you from your competitors and open up new doors for profitable opportunities that formerly did not exist. Water Smart is a term used to indicate that a professional auto detailer is making responsible choices regarding conserving water and controlling discharge.

If you plan on operating a mobile auto detailing business in a coastal community you may be required to obtain a special license called a “waterless car wash permit”. Along with the permit you will need to submit a plan for how you will be conserving water, containing your wash water and possibly transporting the “gray water” and properly disposing of it. The “gray” water is the wash water that you may have to contain by using a car wash mat or water reclaim system. Detail King can help you with the information that you will need to include in your plan. The methods of how you wash a car, the products you use, and your method of capturing and discharging water will all be part of your plan that you submit to your local municipal or city office.

Finding Eco Friendly Equipment & Supplies

Detail King features both the special equipment and eco friendly detailing products needed that will help keep your auto detailing business EPA compliant. We have developed a NEW Eco Friendly Mobile Car Wash Business Package that has everything you need to wash vehicles using tiny amounts of water. An example of our special equipment included in this new business package is our DK 1505 Low Pressure Washer System. The DK1505 will enable you to wash a vehicle using very little water – excellent for cities that are enforcing water conservation. Water run-off also would not be a concern when using this system. We can furnish a special solution that should be mixed with the water to act as a cleaning lubricant and will help lift the dirt off the vehicle surfaces without scratching it. We realize that certain vehicles will just be too awfully dirty and covered with salt deposits and other debris and will need to be washed with our vapor steam cleaner or one of our high-pressure washer systems. If that is the case you will need to contain your wash water so it won’t discharge into the storm drains. We offer many water containment and reclamation systems to meet every need and budget. Our water containment systems start as low as $280. Detail King also offers an excellent selection of Express Detailing Polishes and Sealants that will save you time while boosting your bottom line! Detail King’s soaps, cleaners, degreasers, and dressings all are VOC Compliant and 100% biodegradable and environmentally friendly.

  • Vacuum Filtration System



    Our Mobile Car Wash Water Recycling System will help protect the environment from car wash water runoff and comply with EPA and governmental storm drain regulations. Protecting the environment from wash water runoff and being compliant with EPA storm regulations is very simple, economical and effective with the Alkota Vacuum Filtration System (VFS). The VFS is designed to be used as a portable or stationary... LEARN MORE

  • Mytee Eco Wash & Express Detailing Center



    Provide Eco Friendly Car Washes & Express Details - Use Very Little Water and Make Big Money!! Offer customers zero wasted time and a completely convenient experience. The customer doesn't have to take her or his car for a car wash. The car wash comes to where the customer is. This approach utilizes the times at parking structures, where customers park their cars to do something else - all the hassle... LEARN MORE

  • Eco Friendly Cold Water Low Pressure Washer System - 5 Gallon Battery Operated (DK Eco Wash Concentrate Gallon Included)



    Unlike our high pressure power washers this unique car wash and detailing equipment system uses low pressure water to clean vehicles and is also an alternative to reclaiming water. The EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) in states like California, Texas, Florida and areas of the country where large bodies of water exist want mobile detailers to be compliant by containing run-off wash water. This... LEARN MORE

  • Deluxe Eco Friendly Low Pressure Car Wash System - Includes 6' x 8' Car Wash Mat/DK1505



    Our Eco Friendly Car Wash System has the equipment needed to be "GREEN" and provide eco-friendly car washes to private car owners and businesses. Today the mobile car wash operator needs to be EPA Compliant and avoid wash water being discharged into storm drains. In many areas of the country there are water restrictions making difficult to offer conventional car washing services to potential customers. LEARN MORE

  • Vacu Berm For Car Washing



    Clean up your detailing act with the Vacu Berm! Stay in compliance with local laws by containing your wash water with the Vacu Berm. Vacu Berm For Mobile Car Washing will allow you to stay compliant with water runoff regulations! LEARN MORE

  • Big Dog Water Reclamation Vacuum System



    Our Big Dog Water Reclaim Systems now allow you to reclaim water quickly and easily while still being environmentally compliant. This unit will last for years & years because it is designed to lift water, most "shop vac" types of vacuums are not designed to lift water but designed to vac up saw dust and light weight debris and will wear out quickly. LEARN MORE

  • Big Dog Water Reclamation Vacuum System - 30 Gallon w/Pump Out



    Our Big Dog Mobile Water Reclaim Systems now allow you to reclaim water quickly and easily while still being environmentally compliant. This water reclamation vacuum system will last for years & years because it is designed to lift water, while most "shop vac" types of vacuums are not designed to lift water but designed to vac up saw dust and light weight debris and will wear out quickly. With the... LEARN MORE

  • Sand Snake - 48" Vinyl Berm



    Fill the 48" Sand Snake Water Containment Berm with sand and use it to funnel water to the Vacu Berm (sand not included). Wire tie included to close up the one open end. You would use the Sand Snake if you wanted to increase the Vacu Berm coverage by butting the Sand Snake up to the Vacu Berm. You can also place the Sand Snake on the back side of the Vacu Berm to seal against rough surfaces. If using... LEARN MORE

  • Engine Compartment Water Containment Mat - 4' x 5'



    Detail King's car wash mats for water containment are ideal for every aspect of auto detailing. Whether you are a professional auto detailer or car enthusiast, our Engine Compartment Water Containment Mat is an excellent car wash accessory to use to contain dirty and greasy engine compartment water runoff. Excellent mat to use whether you are providing low pressure eco friendly engine washing or using... LEARN MORE

  • Car Wash Mini Mat 6' x 8' - Ideal For Low Pressure Wash Systems



    This Mini Car Wash Mat is excellent for the mobile detailer that must conserve water and also avoid water run-off issues. Our Mini Car Wash Mat is also the perfect compact size only: 6' x 8' and constructed of a heavy gauge, light weight vinyl material attached to a 4" encapsulated foam berm. If you are using a Low Pressure Wash System like our battery operated DK1500 this mat is a perfect match. ... LEARN MORE

  • DK Eco Wash Concentrate (Use With DK1505)

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    DK Eco Wash Concentrate acts as a lubricant and cleaning agent for use with low pressure wash systems. This waterless car wash concentrate when diluted with water, will act as a lubricant and assist with the removal mild road grime, recent water spots and other environmental deposits found on the vehicle's painted, plastic and chrome surfaces. LEARN MORE