As I’m sure most of you are aware, it’s been extremely hot this summer & we’re typically our busiest during the summer months. There has also been smoke in the air from all the devastating fires throughout the California & the West. The heat makes it difficult to be outside for any length of time. Cars left in the heat can reach extremely high temperatures, which makes for hot seats, steering wheels, and the need for air conditioning. Hot temps in cars also brings our attention to not leaving pets, children or fresh food unattended. The smoke may offer some relief from the heat by clouding the skies & keeping temps down, but respiratory issues come into play for many people including seniors & those with respiratory issues.
As business owners we must be aware of both heat & smoke for the safety & health of our employees. We normally provide a 15-minute break every couple hours, a minimum 30-minute lunch, cold water, cooling towels & some shade or sun protection. However, when the temps reach 100 degrees or above we will close the car wash down early. This is necessary to ensure our employees don’t develop heat exhaustion or even worse heat stroke. The smoke adds another element of caution for our management team. We must be aware of various issues with our employees who may be sensitive to long exposure to ingesting smoke in the air. Recently we posted a pop up on our website alerting our customers that due to the high concentration of smoke we may be forced to close early.
To be safe, call ahead 916-451-6524 to make sure you don’t drive down when we’re closed. As soon as the air clears we’ll operate our normal hours. Hopefully this explains why you may have driven into the car wash later in the day only to find that we’ve closed early.
Being a full-service car wash & detail center, people may have the perception that our prices are out of reach or expensive. But if you are a savvy shopper like most of our customers tend to be, you don’t have to pay full price because we provide opportunities for one & all to receive discounts. After all who doesn’t like to save money. Besides, we do all the work for you, so you don’t have to. We’ll vacuum the dirt, clean off the bugs & wipe down inside & out. That is what full service is all about. Plus, if you want to protect your investment &/or need a deep clean, our Detail Center is 2nd to none.
Join our Unlimited Monthly Wash Club – Wash everyday if you like for one low monthly price. See our website for more details www.gemcarwash.com. This program is particularly good for UBER & LYFT drivers.
Seniors receive 25% off Any Wash $23.99 and up. A $6 savings taken right off the top at the register. Seniors also receive discounts on all our detail services. Senior discounts can be found on the specials tab, on our website. Go to www.gemcarwash.com. In fact, All our specials are found on our Specials Page on our website and include.
Veterans receive 20% on all washes and all detail services 7 days a week. Thank you for your service to our country!!
Once you’ve signed up for our Birthday Club on our website, you will receive a free full-service car wash on us, so if you only wash your car once a year that’s the time to do it. www.gemcarwash.com.
Our Coupon Booklets are buy 4 get one free and or buy 8 get 2 free. You’ll save $3-$6 per wash depending on which wash package you choose. Our Happy Hour, normally the last 1 ½ to 2 hours of the day Monday- Thursday, provides everyone a $8 discount off any wash package. www.gemcarwash.com
Finally, we have Monthly Managers Specials that are posted in the local Neighborhood Shopper & on our web site. Open to everyone & includes numerous opportunities to save on wash packages & detail packages. www.gemcarwash.com
Discounts, we have them & we look forward to seeing you at the GEM. Remember www.gemcarwash.com
If you have any questions you can always ask one of our friendly Service Advisors for details.
Interior Detail Services are designed to restore your car’s interior to new or almost new condition.
Exterior Detail Services help protect the finish of your car and makes sure it lasts a long time.
Other Detail Services including headlight restoration, leather or vinyl treatments, and many more.
5150 Freeport Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95822
MON - SAT 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
SUN 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Happy Hour FRI - SUN 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
MON - SAT 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
SUN 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Happy Hour FRI - SUN 3 p.m. to 5 p.m