Mobile Auto Detailing - Starting Out On A Budget7919004
Mobile detailing is a small different than mobile car washing in that you are spending a lot more time on every automobile, and you are making a lot much more money on each car you clean. In mobile car washing you may finish up doing 5-ten cars per hour with a crew of two-3, whereas, with mobile auto detailing you might function alone, no employees (an added advantage) and spend 1.five or more hours cleaning a single automobile. Let's speak.
You see, not long ago an person asked me about equipment, as they wanted to begin this business and do it part time, but didn't want to invest extremely a lot money in the gear to get started. They had some equipment, a portable generator, vacuum, and extremely little water tank, about 35-gallons. They were concerned about what type of pump to purchase for the washing part of their auto detailing
"I was looking at a pump known as Delavan PowerFlo 12Volt. Would this size pump function for the size tank I have? It's a little utility pump I discovered. Not sure how well it would do. Once I get going I would not mind getting a larger tank and upgrading my setup to optimize for the customers once I get established."
Little pumps like the one they talked about may not be the best choice due to the low-volume, plus low stress. This particular brand of pump is fine, and decent high quality, and perfect for some uses, but perhaps not for washing a number of cars and performing it quickly. Why you might wonder?
Well, if you have low-volume you will require greater stress. If you have higher volume you can get away with lower stress but you will deplete your tank too quickly, see that problem. It might be much better to find a plastic 55-gallon drum and hook it to a Walmart electric pressure washer or 1 you discover at House Depot since you currently have a generator. Generators put out 110, not 12-volts you see.
If you have a generator, why bother going with a 12-volt method which you'd have to run off the car battery? You could begin out little as you suggest, nevertheless, for the price of a 12-volt pump you could probably purchase a cheapo Chinese produced stress washer and then when you upgrade later you could get a full-blown 5hp Honda pressure washer with a 1500 PSI pump and get a one hundred-gallon loaf tank.
Even if you begin out on a shoe string which is completely acceptable while you are just obtaining your feet wet, you nonetheless require to strategically think ahead and leave your options open. Please consider all this and think on it.