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Locals take car wash to you

Original post made on Aug 6, 2012

Jack Randall and Christian Freeman, two Menlo Park residents who graduate from Sacred Heart Prep this year, have started a local car-washing business called Park, where the washers go to clients' homes.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, August 6, 2012, 8:00 AM

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Posted by recycle
a resident of Atherton: other
on Aug 6, 2012 at 10:23 am

Washing cars at home wastes a lot of water. The big commercial car washes recycle their water, which is important during a drought. And the commercial car washes cost a lot less (with the ever present coupons) than the prices listed here.


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Posted by MP resident
a resident of Menlo Park: University Heights
on Aug 7, 2012 at 10:37 am

What a great business idea for young entrepreneurs, and a great learning opportunity. I have no connection with Park, but wanted to express my support. Considering the convenience the prices are great. Good luck with your venture.


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Posted by Just wondering
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Aug 7, 2012 at 11:17 am

Any reason the Almanac is promoting this business for free? Parents well connected in the community? I'll bet there are a lot of teens who'd love to get free publicity in our local newspaper.


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Posted by Joe
a resident of Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park
on Aug 7, 2012 at 11:26 am

Washing cars at home CAN waste a lot of water, but doesn't have to.

I wet my car down and wash it in three parts -- front, roof and the rest. Three rinses and it's done. I can't remember the last time any rinse water even made it down my driveway and into the gutter.

I also wash it about once every three months.


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