Starting a car washing business in Kenya


Kenya is a growing economy with many people entering the middle-class strata. People from this class are the biggest buyers of car and hence the need, for more and more car washers, is on a rise. One of the biggest advantages of this business is that it requires small investment to start, and offers very attractive returns on investment.

Many people are steadily starting this business as it has a steady flow of business throughout the year and there are few technicalities involved in it.

Equipment needed for the business:

Car washing business is one of the easiest businesses to start in Kenya. It involves very less investment and a small area to begin. The most important equipment required includes, a car washing machine, a resource that allows you free and continuous flow of water, long hose to enable you to reach every part of the car easily, and an electric connection if possible.

Types of car washing machines

There are basically two types of car washing machines- one is the electric car washing machine that uses electricity as its source of energy to run the washing machine motor, and the other is the fuel-based car washing machine.

Electric car washing machine is the most popular form of machine used by professional car washers and service centers. Fuel based car washing machines are popular in areas where electricity is not available or is irregularly available due to infrastructure problems.

Electric car washing machines are more popular as they come in a number of models and variations. You can choose a model or variation that suits your requirements and budget. Professional service centers that have big turnover, use high power and high flow car washing machines as they can service their needs better way.

Small electric car washing machines that are popularly used by individuals to wash their cars and automobiles at home come in locally manufactured brands, but the ones that are used commercially and are more powerful, come in international brands that are used all over the world.

Some international brands like Karcher and Aico Car Wash Machine are considered as best car washing machines in Kenya. These international brands are available only at distributors and dealers like Car Washing Machines, that stock branded and high-end car washing machines.

You can buy any of these car washing machines for sale. They also have demo machines which you can use to have an assessment of machine’s performance and utility. Car Washing Machineshave a large stock of all types of car washing machines, whether you ask for an electric car wash machine or a petrol car wash machine.

Car Washing Machines are one of the leading distributors and dealers for domestic and international brand car washing machines. They have well trained and expert professionals who are ever ready to help their customers with all their problems. They stock some of the best car washing machines in Kenya and strongly believe in best consumer service to shore up their performance with every passing year.