Tom Allen, our Senior Technician, recommends you change your entire self-serve foamy brush assembly twice a year: once in the spring and once in the fall. Having a brand new brush going into the busy winter car wash season is crucial. When spring arrives, you’ll likely need to replace your brush assembly after the heavy use of the winter. Changing the foamy brush before it becomes too worn down improves both visual appeal and performance. When brush bristles start to separate, as in the picture to the right, foam will not be dispersed evenly. While it may still get the job done, customers don’t like to see chunks of foam! You want to maintain a smooth flow of foam and bright, shiny equipment that will wow your patrons and keep them coming back to your self-serve car wash.
It’s easy to change your own foamy brush assembly! Here’s what you’ll need:
If your handle and hoses do not show much wear and tear, they may be able to survive another car wash season. Use your discretion – but be sure to to change the foamy brush itself!
Tom Breaks It Down
By following the steps below, you can replace your old self-serve brush with a nice, tight, new brush that’s ready for use!
You can also follow along with Tom as he replaces a self-serve brush assembly in our Tom’s Way video!