Car Wash Buildings

Sizes We Recommend

Car Wash

Our buildings can save you up to 50% over traditional construction methods and be customized according to your needs. We offer you the ability to place doors, windows, work bays and any specialized equipment needed for your car wash or detailing building. If you're looking to start or expand a car wash, General Steel's experienced team can help you find the right facility for your business.

All Steel Buildings

Warranties and Service

Brand General Steel
Available Products I-Beam Framing: 26 Gauge Sheeting
Add Colors Roof, Walls and Trim
I-Beam Structural Warranty 50 Years
Paint Warranty 40 Years
Galvalume Roof Warranty 25 Years
Standing Seam Roof Warranty 20 Years
Project Coordinator Included at No Additional Cost

Designed According to the Needs of Your Business

Working with General Steel is a collaborative process that ensures that your final product reflects your specific needs. The process starts with a two-way conversation between you and our experienced team. We want to know exactly how you envision your car wash, how it will fit within your property, and your ideas for interior and exterior design, among other factors. We then research the location of the business to ensure that your building is equipped to withstand the wind and snow loads of your area as well as any insulation requirements.

Once we get an idea of what building kit best suits your project, we work with you to add customization options, including a wide variety of doors, windows, and exterior color schemes. The ease of steel construction allows us to modify layouts and add further customizations without breaking your budget. From design to construction, we provide the materials and expertise to transform a building kit into a car wash business.

Design Flexibility and Efficient Spaces

While steel is best known for its strength, there are a few other factors that make steel a superior building material. One advantage of steel construction is design flexibility. This is especially important for an a car wash business because you must be able to maximize your allotted space. From the workspace to the store layout, the design of your facility not only affects work processes, but also has the potential to affect sales. And if expansion is needed in the future, steel building kits can be easily modified to fit your needs.

Another key advantage in choosing a steel building over more traditional building materials is the speed of construction. When you receive your building kit from General Steel, it is ready to be erected. With simple bolt-together construction, you can quickly get your car wash business up and running. The more efficient timeline of steel construction over traditional materials will also save up to 50% on time and material costs.

Build a New Car Wash vs Buy an Existing Car Wash

New Car Wash Building Pros

  • Design flexibility allows for future expansion
  • Non-combustible materials provide lower insurance costs
  • Minimal maintenance required

New Car Wash Building Cons

  • Higher initial investment
  • Could require larger land footprint
  • Delivery timelines can delay business launch

Existing Car Wash Building Pros

  • Existing business may have customer base
  • Can open your car wash business quickly
  • Existing financials for business viability

Existing Car Wash Building Cons

  • Dated wash tunnel
  • May not include a detailing building
  • Future expansion may be impossible
How much flexibility do I have in the layout of a car wash building?

Our pre-engineering process allows you to design a home that you’ve always dreamed of. The design flexibility of our steel kits is a major advantage over traditional materials.

How do I avoid the big-box aesthetic of a steel building?

We provide customization options, including several choices for windows, doors, and color schemes to make your building your own.

How is a steel building priced?

There are three factors that affect the cost of your building: building design, the price of steel, and economies of scale.

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