August 29, 2019 | News

5 Ways to Pass the Time During a Car Wash

Hey everyone, it’s me, Soapy Joe. Cruising through the car wash here takes about 2 minutes and 40 seconds from when you enter the tunnel of magic. That’s a tiny portion of your day, but I know it can feel like an eternity when you’ve got places to go and people to see. Here’s how […]

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August 2, 2019 | News

Soapy Joe’s Team Shows Love at Pride

What a weekend, what a march! This is Soapy Joe; many of you might have seen me recently at the 45th annual San Diego Pride Parade on Saturday, July 13th. We were marching down the streets of Hillcrest—dancing, chanting, and celebrating diversity. Here I am in the back of our company’s decked-out Pride truck: The […]

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July 12, 2019 | News

Come on Back, Imperial Beach

Dear Imperial Beach, I’m back.We’re back.We want you back. This is Soapy Joe, with the official announcement for those of you who haven’t heard: Imperial Beach is Now Reopened! We’re back on Palm Ave. after renovation to make your experience here better than ever! We know that it’s not ideal to have your local Soapy […]

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June 27, 2019 | News

Meet Our Newest MIT Grads

Move over, smart kids. Soapy Joe’s has its own MIT—Manager in Training—graduates, and their accomplishment is every bit as impressive as attending the MIT that comes to mind. Soapy Joe here, by the way, with diplomas in hand for: • Javier Martinez – Asst. Manager• Gary Green – Site Manager• Estevan Ramirez – Asst. Manager• […]

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May 22, 2019 | News

Soapy Joe Recaps Soapy Joe’s Day 2019

Hey everyone, it’s Soapy Joe. I’ve been wanting to try my hand at writing one of these blogs and the bosses are finally giving me a shot! They told me to recap Soapy Joe’s Day 2019, which happened on Thursday, April 18. Here it goes… Imperial Beach Cleanup You probably think I’m already off-topic, but […]

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April 5, 2019 | News

With Basketball Season Behind Us, What’s Up Ahead?

After an exciting run to the men’s basketball 2019 Mountain West Tournament final, we were sad to see our hometown SDSU Aztecs fall just shy of a bid to the NCAA Tournament. Here’s a look back at the good times we had this season as the Official Car Wash of San Diego State University Athletics, […]

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April 5, 2019 | News

You Should Still Wash Your Car When It Rains – Here’s Why

California’s rainy season can give real meaning to the expression, “When it rains, it pours.” Don’t let the damp days fool you, though! Rain brings all the more reason to roll through your nearest Soapy Joe’s car wash. Rinse vs. Wash There’s a big difference. Even heavy, soaking rainfall equates to a light rinse at […]

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March 7, 2019 | News

How Does a Car Wash Use Less Water?

Getting your car washed at Soapy Joe’s uses about 80% less water than you would use at home in your driveway. You might be thinking, “How is that even possible?” Let us explain. The Problem with Washing at Home Studies have shown that hoses use 14 gallons of water per minute. Most people spend, figure, […]

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