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Tidal Wave Auto Spa, Florence

Tidal Wave Auto Spa, Florence

Car Washes

About Us

Tidal Wave Auto Spa’s roots stem all the way back to the year 1999 when Scott and Hope Blackstock decided to add a car wash to their Thomaston, Georgia-based auto service center. We started with a simple, 5 bay self-service wand wash. Soon, we expanded the wash with a newly-designed, specialty mud bay, which proved to be a big hit with ATV and ORV enthusiasts.

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2004 was a magical year! Tidal Wave opened its very first express car wash and revolutionized the car wash industry. This first express wash, which ultimately became Tidal Wave’s signature model, was located in metro Atlanta. Its success with the public attracted visits from industry insiders from across the country. Tidal Wave’s founders had traveled across the southeast researching ways to improve the industry. Our search helped change the industry, and more importantly, gave our customers a superior car wash experience and a better, cleaner product out of the wash tunnel.

With his engineering background, Scott tweaked the common car wash designs and layouts to improve efficiency, experience, and cleanliness. Hope focused on the aesthetics of the business, ensuring that our clean, attractive buildings and well-landscaped lots were an attraction that any community could be proud to host. Their combined results gave Tidal Wave customers a lightning-fast wash that left cars sparkling like new. Given the focus on beauty, community pride, and stellar, unequaled customer service, it’s no surprise that Tidal Wave quickly became the most successful express car wash in the country. Today, many locations later, we are still busy breaking records.


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