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Our Story

Our History

A Mobile Original

The Richardson Family opened their first car wash in 1976 with the mission of treating people like family while providing the very best car washing experience every day. Today, Tim & Rayford Richardson operates over 35 express car wash locations in 6 states across the southeast. At Rich's, we don't just build car washes; we build communities.

"Treating people like family while providing the best car wash experience every day."

Our Core beliefs: "The 3 P's" - People, Passion, & Perfection

Original Rich's location
truck entering car wash

Rich's Car Wash

A longer-lasting clean

Rich’s Car Wash provides modern car wash services through our Express Car Wash Tunnel systems at all 35 locations. When building our car washes, we think about the experience each vehicle will have throughout the whole process. From loading the vehicle, once the first spot of soap hits your ride and throughout each step of the process. Each car wash uses a full line of chemistry to provide every application with the custom fit for your vehicle. Rich’s Car Wash will make your vehicle shine through the most convenient and accurate way to deliver a consistently clean, dry, and shiny ride to you, our customer. 

In the Community

We don’t just build car washes; we build communities.

Rich’s Car Wash prides itself on giving back to the communities that support them. Each of our washes provides complimentary washes to local law enforcement to the communities we serve to give back and thank our local police officers and sheriffs. Through multiple non-profit partners, we strive to help women and children in our community by supporting the great work of local nonprofits providing services for homelessness, sexual assault, advocacy, medical needs, and much more. 

  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Rapahope
  • Camp M.A.S.H.
  • Child Advocacy Centers
  • Backpack Blessings, Inc.
  • Butterfly Bridge
  • CASA of Galveston County
  • Fostering Together Gulf Coast
  • United Way
  • Women's Resource Center
  • Young Life
  • Penelope House

Through our sponsorship and gift card programs, we also work with local schools, sports teams, and PTAs to assist our local schools. Our youth is our most important resource, and we value being able to play a small part in their larger education and extracurricular needs.

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Donation Requests

If you would like to request a donation
from Rich's Car Wash, please fill out our online form.

The Future of
Car Washes

Quality Service Since 1976

Rich’s Car Wash provides modern car wash services through our Express Car Wash Tunnel systems at all 30 locations. When building our car washes, we think about the experience each vehicle will have throughout the whole process. 

Our Story

Helping
Communities

Rich’s helps build communities

At Rich's Car Wash, we value both people and their time. When you choose Rich's, you choose more than just a high-quality wash; you choose a company that stands by its beliefs: people, passion and perfection.

We would love to help your organization so that you can focus on what matters: the people you support.

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