Design & Build a Tunnel Car Wash A Step-by-Step Procedure
1GET STARTED Understand that this type of project can start out at nearly one million dollars and go up from there—contact and connect a quality equipment manufacturer or dealer to get an estimate for your project, outline the scope of work and get started.
2LOCATE Find a location with the following characteristics: high traffic volume, retail and shopping near by, an average speed limit of 45 mph or less, little or no direct competition in the area. Also consider performing a site study.
3VERIFY Check zoning, verify utilities and make sure sewer is available.
4BUDGET Establish a budget from personal finances, lending sources, etc.
5SCOPE Survey property and get soil borings, environmental reports, etc.
6DRAFT Begin drafting architectural design drawings.
7REVISE Update and complete your civil drawings.
8PLAN Contract with an equipment supplier who will help with site planning and assist you at city meetings.
9APPROVE Submit your site plan for approval.
10FINALIZE Complete your architectural design drawings, in alignment with the approved plan.
19APPLY Apply for building permits.
12SUBCONTRACT Disperse for subcontractor cost proposals and finalize construction costs.
13PREP Excavate your space for footings and foundation.
14BUILD Conduct and oversee the building and site construction process.
15INSTALL Complete equipment installation.
16INSPECT Conduct a final inspection of your car wash space and experience.
17OPEN You should be all set to market and open your car wash for business!
PECO Car Wash Systems is a world leading manufacturer of professional car washing systems. We’re a family-owned manufacturer with first-hand car washing experience for over 50 years. We apply our first-hand knowledge and unrivaled expertise to all of the systems and products we engineer. We pride ourselves on using the highest-quality components in the industry, making sure your car wash is always running for your customers.