Follow these simple Steps

By following these 6 simple steps, you'll be well on your way to starting your own Mobile DRI WASH business. Use these steps as a starting point - as a business owner, you are continuously learning.

Step 1: Setting up the Legalities of Business

This is really the meat and potatoes of starting your own business.  Filing your business certificate with the local authorities “legitimizes” you and your business.  There are many useful resources on the internet that can help you with this process, such as the SBA – the Small Business Administration of the US Government.  Here’s a synopsis of what the SBA recommends:
Step 1: Write a Business Plan

  • Use these tools and resources to create a business plan. This written guide will help you map out how you will start and run your business successfully.

Step 2: Get Business Assistance and Training

  • Take advantage of free training and counseling services, from preparing a business plan and securing financing, to expanding or relocating a business.

Step 3: Choose a Business Location

  • Get advice on how to select a customer-friendly location and comply with zoning laws.

Step 4: Finance Your Business

  • Find government backed loans, venture capital and research grants to help you get started.

Step 5: Determine the Legal Structure of Your Business

  • Decide which form of ownership is best for you: sole proprietorship, partnership, Limited Liability Company (LLC), corporation, S corporation, nonprofit or cooperative.

Step 6: Register a Business Name ("Doing Business As")

  • Register your business name with your state government.

Step 7: Get a Tax Identification Number

  • Learn which tax identification number you'll need to obtain from the IRS and your state revenue agency.

Step 8: Register for State and Local Taxes

  • Register with your state to obtain a tax identification number, workers' compensation, unemployment and disability insurance.

Step 9: Obtain Business Licenses and Permits

  • Get a list of federal, state and local licenses and permits required for your business.

Step 10: Understand Employer Responsibilities

  • Learn the legal steps you need to take to hire employees.

Make sure that you fully understand all of the legal requirements to starting your own business - you'll be happy you did.



Step 1

Determine a name for your business, and file the name with your local city and/or county clerk.


Step 2

Research any current competion, and determine what your fees will be for the different services you will offer.


Step 3

imageSign up to become a DRI WASH 'n GUARD Distributor, and purchase your initial inventory and towels.


Step 4

imageGet a dedicated business cell phone, and a toll free number. Have the 800 number forwarded to your phone.


Step 5

Design and print flyers or postcards that you can insert on windshields in office parking lots.

Step 6

Get ready to get busy! You may want to do a few cars gratus, so that the owner can help spread the word!