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      08-28-2008, 03:06 AM   #1
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Where is the best place to go in Houston for car hand wash? I am willing to pay for what ever as long as they do a good job, have good service, and reputation.

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      08-28-2008, 03:21 AM   #2
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im not sure myself. i dont think that a handwash is that big of a deal. maybe its cuz im leasing. if u find one let me know too.
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Okay. I really have no idea. I just got my car and I thought I read somewhere that machine car wash is not the best for the paint. I don't have time to wash my car so I was hoping I could just take it some where and save some time for me. If taking it to a machine wash is fine then it makes it easier for me. Thanks.
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Best Hand Car Wash on richmond Ave in the galleria (between chimney rock and fountain view) does a decent job and use microfiber. I go there when i dont have time to wash my self. They have some really high end vehicles going through there
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Best Hand Car Wash on richmond Ave in the galleria (between chimney rock and fountain view) does a decent job and use microfiber. I go there when i dont have time to wash my self. They have some really high end vehicles going through there
what the price on that?
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Are you looking for an individual, or just a place to go in and drive out within a short period of time? I know an individual that details, and I'm sure a simple wash is part of his business.
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I'll check out Best Hand Car Wash.

I'm looking for a place as well as an individual. Can you please post or email me the person's contact? Neutrino45@hotmail.com. Thanks!!!
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I don't see a Best Hand Car Wash on Richmond. These are the two that I found. Do you have a link or a phone number?

Best Hand Car Detailing
5811 Richmond Ave # 1, Houston, TX - (713) 781-8880

Best Hand Car Wash 2
6521 Del Monte Dr # 2, Houston, TX - (713) 784-3209
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is a machine wash that terrible? i go to that machine was right at Kirby and Bissonnet.
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I don't see a Best Hand Car Wash on Richmond. These are the two that I found. Do you have a link or a phone number?

Best Hand Car Detailing
5811 Richmond Ave # 1, Houston, TX - (713) 781-8880

Best Hand Car Wash 2
6521 Del Monte Dr # 2, Houston, TX - (713) 784-3209



This is a asain place you just pop into, not a place you go check out their website.... LOL.

They are on richmond between chimney rock and fountain view ACROSS from a Mr. Bubbles car wash. This place only charges $14, its a place to go get a good car wash, its not a full detailing place.
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is a machine wash that terrible? i go to that machine was right at Kirby and Bissonnet.
If it is a touchless car wash, then its not too bad. If it has the rollers, those will f up your car.
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hand wash ftw, machine wash bad!.

When i do it myself it can take me anywhere from an hour to ten hours depending on what all im doing.
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The one on Richmond between Chimney Rock & Fountain View (next door to Sam's Boat) is called Splash Hand Car Wash. The address is 5726 Richmond AVE/Houston, TX 77057; the phone number is 713-953-9274 (impossible to get a hold of them on the phone) http://maps.yahoo.com/map?q1=5726%20...&gid1=19058145. Cost is $14 one visit or $55 for 10 washes in a month. This includes exterior and interior.

I just got the 10 wash deal last week. They do an excellent job at an unbeatable price. I will get my car washed and have lunch at Sam's Boat twice or three times a week. If anyone wanna meet up for lunch, PM me.
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There is one on San Felipe and just inside the loop. Think its called Dream's Car Wash. Never been there, but I always see nice cars there. Maybe just because it's by River Oaks.
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I'm assuming you live in an apt, or an area which doesn't allow you to wash it by yourself?

We should all go to one of these places together, and bring our washing goodies.....

I just do it at home, 2 bucket method, and if I have time, hand-wax - no orbital yet...

hit up the wash/wax/detailing section, those guys are gurus!
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I just went to the car wash place mentioned above on Richmond. It was worth the $14.
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Give Jeff Barley a call. He goes by the name the wax man. Does a real nice job and comes to your house. Try the following email addresses and cell number for a consult.
thewaxman@ev1.net
the_waxman@sbcglobal.net
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Do the next owner of the car a favor - NO MACHINE WASHING! It swirls the paint (even touchless - blasts the water that scratches the paint with the dirt thats on the car).

Hand wash, hand wash, hand wash
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