Entrepreneurs can find success in the car detailing business as it allows for starting at a level of investment that is affordable and allows for growth. The industry is changing with customers seeking greener options, such as waterless washing, and an increase in demand for mobile services. Car detailing goes beyond washing and waxing to include interior vacuuming, cleaning and polishing surfaces, window cleaning, and tire cleaning. The industry is expected to see a 4% growth with a focus on adapting to customer demands. To start a car detailing business, one should obtain training and experience, conduct market research, create a business plan, secure funding, gather necessary tools, comply with legal requirements, manage finances, hire a team, and market services. Starting costs can be minimal with entry-level options, and profits can be significant. The hardest part can be deciding between permanent or mobile location, but partnerships and offering specialized services can assist in growth. Required materials include soap, wax, microfiber towels, buffers, brushes, and tire cleaner, and starting costs can range from $10,000 to $65+ for minimal cleaning.