How to Make a Car Wash App: 3 Key Points to Consider

Do you want to grow your car washing service or do you have an idea to develop a car wash app? Or are you looking for a new startup idea? If you have answered any of these with a ‘yes’, this is the blog for you. Here, you will read about the 3 major aspects you must keep in mind before you make a car washing app. 

She is beautiful. She is stylish. She has the perfect curves. She shines so brightly. 

Cars are like living beings. In fact, many say that they are like family members. Every car lover knows that it is important to take good care of a car. 

Most people prefer to get their cars washed by professionals. And this is why car washing services have become so popular. In fact, the industry is showing some really promising trends for the future.

The Growing Car Wash Industry

  • The global car wash systems market is expected to expand with a CAGR of approx. 3% over the forecast period of 2018-2023.
  • More than 2 billion cars are washed each year in North America (the USA and Canada)
  • The US Market Size of car wash and auto detailing in 2020 is $12.6 bn. 
  • You can see the car wash & auto detailing market size in the United States from 2008 to 2019 in the graph

car wash industry statistics

Source: Statista

  • The car wash and auto detailing industry raised revenue of $1 bn in Canada in 2019, with an annual growth rate of 4.6%. 

Digital is the way to go. Every business is online now, and if it isn’t, it soon will be. With such amazing growth in the car washing industry and mobile app industry, it was only natural that they would collaborate. 

If you own a car wash services, the ball is in your court now. Do not hesitate and make your own car app for car wash for your services. 

Before you make your own mobile car wash app, make sure you consider these 3 key aspects.

3 Key Aspects to Consider Before you Develop a Car Wash App

  1. Provide convenience on-demand

    People will prefer booking a car wash using a car washing app if the process is easier and more convenient than via other methods. Otherwise, what is even the point?

    This is why the most important aspect of your car service app is convenience. The user must be able to easily book an on-demand car wash or book a service for a later time. 

    The interface of the car wash mobile app should be userfriendly and enable the users to choose the time, date, location and price of the service. The main purpose should be reducing the waiting queues outside your service center.

    Also, the quality of the service remains a point of focus. If a person uses your Uber for car wash app, they will expect the same if not better service than your competitors. You must have professionals in your team to carry out services.

  2. Integrating necessary features

    When planning on a mobile car wash app design, you must be sure of all the features that you will be integrating into it. Here, we have a list of features that are needed in your MVP (Minimum Viable Product) before you launch it in the market.

    • Schedule appointment: With your on demand car wash app, the users must be able to book a service at their preferred time, whether it is on-demand or scheduled for some time later. 
    • Select wash type: The user must have the option to choose the kind of service they want depending on the type of vehicle they own, budget and their need. 
    • Estimation of cost: After selecting the type of service, the users will expect an approximate charge of these services. This feature of your carwash app will determine if the customers would book the service or choose your competitor. 
    • In-app payment: This feature now comes without saying. People are going cashless and prefer in-app payments using e-wallets, cards or net banking. You must include this feature in your Uber car wash app. 
  3. Promotions

    Suppose, your car cleaning app is developed and it is ready to be launched. The app is working fine and you trust that your services are the best. 

    Does this fulfill the checklist? Does it guarantee that the app will be a success?

    The answer is a big NO. 

    Before you start making profits and enjoying fame, you need to sell your app to the public. You must market your app at all the relevant platforms.

    Further, you can also maintain customer-retentivity by giving them special offers on the car wash service app. You may also sell monthly subscriptions that would save their money. 

Wrapping Up

We hope that you have now understood the relevance of these aspects when you make a car washing app. If you still have doubts or questions like “what do I need to start a mobile car wash app?” or any other queries, don’t hesitate to contact us.

We are an iPhone and a leading Android application development services provider in Canada. We have developed a number of fully-equipped userfriendly apps in various categories. 

We have expertise in building Uber for X apps for various categories like Uber for food, Uber for grocery, Uber for delivery. So you can find answers to all your questions regarding your Uber for car wash app idea.

All you need to do is fill-up the Contact Us form given in the footer. One of our sales representatives will reach out to you within 48 hours. Feel free to ask for your free technical consultation from our expert and get a free quote for your mobile app development. 

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Rakesh Patel

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Rakesh Patel is the Founder and CEO of Space-O Technologies (Canada). He has 28 years of IT experience in business strategies, operations & information technology. He has expertise in various aspects of business like project planning, sales, and marketing, and has successfully defined flawless business models for the clients. A techie by mind and a writer at heart, he has authored two books – Enterprise Mobility: Strategy & Solutions and A Guide To Open311

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