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Show Your Vehicle Some Love this Valentine’s Day

Car Washing Experts at ZIPS Share Tips to Keep your Vehicle Clean and Protected this Winter

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Plano, TX – (February 13, 2024) – Protecting your vehicle during the coldest months of the year can mean extending the life of one of your largest investments. And even if Punxsutawney Phil says spring is coming early, ZIPS Car Wash, the largest privately held express car wash chain in the nation, suggests showing your vehicle some love right now, too. Ensure it survives the winter weather and comes out looking and working great in the spring, by following these suggestions from our experts.

  • Promptly remove road salt and post-winter weather grime from your vehicles exterior and underbody.
  • As spring approaches, be sure to clean the exterior and interior of your vehicle to keep out common allergens.
  • Even if you don’t live in a climate with harsh winters, salt and sandy beaches can be harmful to your paint job, so be sure to clean the exterior of your vehicle frequently.

“Road salt can eat away at the underbody and exterior paint of your vehicle, making it so important to keep your vehicle clean during the winter months,” said Gil Castro, Vice President of Facilities, ZIPS Car Wash. “Frequent washing will help stay on top of the grime and with new technology implemented at all locations in 2023, we apply a pre-wash treatment before our cleaning process even begins that breaks down that abrasive salt and debris found on cars in the winter, protecting your exterior and preparing it for our clear coat products to seal in long-lasting protection,” he added.

ZIPS is doing their part to show the environment some love all year long by preventing dirt and grime from your vehicle from entering local streams, creeks, and rivers. Thanks to their water recycling system, water usage is kept to a minimum while keeping your local environment clean and safe.

“We want to make frequent car washing easy and budget-friendly this Valentine’s Day with one of our best offers yet on ZIPS Unlimited™,” said Rebecca Latacz, Chief Marketing Officer, ZIPS Car Wash. “Car washing should be affordable and fun, so if you have been wanting to give unlimited washes a try, new members that sign up for our PRO recurring membership will receive their first two months for just $14 now through February 20th when they use code LOVE14 at checkout in our app or web store,” she added.

Keeping your vehicle clean, protected, and operational can add years to it. And to keep your passengers safe during winter travel, equip your vehicle with jumper cables, an emergency car care kit with a flashlight, blanket, water bottles, and a basic tool kit to help protect yourself on the road.  

This Valentine’s Day, ZIPS is showing your vehicle some free love, too – download the new ZIPS mobile app and get a free car wash when you join. Simply search ‘ZIPS Car Wash’ in your app store or Google Play to download today.

To learn more about how you can keep your vehicle clean, dry, and shiny all winter long with unlimited car washes at ZIPS visit  

About ZIPS Car Wash ZIPS Car Wash, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is the largest privately held car wash operator nationwide, operating more than 280 locations across 25 states under three brands: ZIPS Car Wash, Rocket Express Car Wash, and Jet Brite Car Wash. With 20 years of car washing experience, ZIPS prides itself on providing the highest quality express tunnel car wash in the industry.  ZIPS uses the latest industry technology to provide a clean, dry, and shiny vehicle and exceptional customer experiences every day.  The ZIPS team aims to positively impact the communities we live and serve in. To learn more visit