DIY - Auckland Wash Bay

United Car Care

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DIY - Auckland Wash Bay

United Car Care Auckland is proud to announce that we have a DIY Wash Bay ready to rent! This wash bay is located at our Penrose shop; and provides completely filtered (100% deionised) water along with a powerful Karcher K4 water blaster - and the best part is that we're using non-potable tank water which is 100% in line with Auckland Council law.

How Much?
Wash bay/water blaster use is $33 for 1 hour; $46 for 1.5 hours; $60 for 2 hours. We don't mind if you need to move your car and park somewhere around our premise to finish off drying or doing a spray wax after your time is up - but we ask you be mindful of other customers waiting to use the service and keep the front car park area clear.

When Can I Book?
The DIY Wash Bay is currently available on Saturdays and we have an after hours slot available on weekdays at 5PM too. Due to the premise being operational for detailing during business hours we can only offer this 'after hours'. The calendar booking on this page will show you all available times.

What Do I Get?
Our setup is 2000L of non-potable water in tanks; that is pumped through a PureWash™ Alto 10 filter and fed into a Karcher K4 Full Control unit.  We also provide you an empty snow foam gun - and three buckets to use as well.

Please note - this is BYO chemicals and tools. We do not provide anything more than the equipment.

We recommend you bring: wheel cleaner, wheel brushes/mitt, car shampoo, snow foam (if desired), wash mitt, drying towel and anything else you need to finalise your exterior wash (i.e. tyre protectant, spray wax).

Where Is The Wash Bay?
The Wash Bay is located outside our showroom area at 33 Walls Road, Penrose. PLEASE NOTE: This is an outdoor wash area. We will do our best to provide shade where possible but we cannot guarantee shade; and of course if it is raining you may get wet! Due to health and safety reasons we cannot allow access to the main workshop on-site (Obsessive Car Detailing) so all DIY Detailing must be done outdoors.

What is a PureWash™ Filter?
Our PureWash™ filter uses a sediment pre-filter to remove any grit; and a resin filled tank to remove all impurities and minerals in the water - leaving it as completely deionised water. Deionised water will not cause water spots; even when washing on a warm day. While we don't recommend it; technically you could even leave your car wet after the wash without drying - and you will not have any water spots when it dries! So awesome! (Plus it just takes the non-potable water and makes it as clean as possible)

What Now?
Click the (Ts & Cs/More) tab above to see all Terms & Conditions and more information. We ask you to please read carefully before booking. Once you are happy with that simply use the calendar booking app above to select a time and checkout; then simply rock on up and we will get you setup.

  • The Auckland DIY Wash Bay is available to use at 33 Walls Road, Penrose; during hours strictly specified and managed by the booking system above.
  • You must pre-book in order to use our wash bay - walk in users will not have priority unless no other bookings are currently in place.
  • Please book an appropriate time slot for your usage. We can not extend time if you are late for your booking or if you run over - so please be mindful to be on time. The only instance where we can extend your booking time is if there are no other users booking directly after you.
  • We as you to please think about the next users when using our DIY Wash Bay. Please keep a strict eye on time - and leave the equipment in the same condition as how you found it.
  • We have a grit trap drain system which you will be shown on the day. Please note that excessively muddy cars or ones with lots of sand may be turned away. If your car is extremely dirty we ask that you give it a jet wash at wash world etc... first to remove the heavy grime and then perform your proper hand wash at the UCC DIY Wash Bay.
  • The Wash Bay is outdoors; and in an area where there is some sun exposure. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee shade from the sun or rain. We are happy to help guide you on best practice to wash if it is a sunny day. 
  • Due to health and safety + security reasons we cannot allow access to the onsite workshop; and so all DIY detailing work must take place outdoors.
  • UCC staff will be on site to guide you on the equipment. If we have free time we are happy to give you some advice if required - but please be mindful that the shop will be open and more or less we are just going to 'leave you to it'.
  • The United Car Care shop will be open so if you need any products on the day we are more than happy to facilitate.
  • We cannot take responsibility for any damage to your vehicle in our premise grounds. There are some gates poles close by to the wash bay so please drive with care and ask the staff for assistance if you need it.
  • Our water blaster (Karcher K4) is designed for use on cars; but we cannot take responsibility if your car has any lose trimmings or bad paintwork that might be damaged with the water blaster.
  • Please take care with our equipment. Any physical damage to equipment may incur charges - such as dropped water blaster triggers etc... 

New Zealand Standard Shipping

  • Flat Rate NZ Wide - $12 or $16 for Rural Delivery
  • Orders Over $199 - Free Shipping
  • North Island 1-2 Working Days
  • South Island 2-3 Working Days
  • Rural Add 2 Extra Days


  • Calculated At Checkout
  • 10-20 Working Days


  • Calculated At Checkout
  • 10-20 Working Days

In-Store Pick Up

  • 33 Walls Road, Penrose, Auckland
  • 7B Birmingham Drive, Middleton, Christchurch

In-Store Purchasing

  • 33 Walls Road, Penrose, Auckland
  • 7B Birmingham Drive, Middleton, Christchurch

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  • PayPal Express
  • POLi Internet Banking


  • Buy Now, Pay Later
  • 5 Fortnightly or 10 Weekly Payments
  • No Interest, No Fees When Paid On-Time


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  • 4 Fortnightly Payments
  • No Interest, No Fees When Paid On-Time


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  • 6 Weekly Payments
  • No Interest, No Fees When Paid On-Time

In-Store Payments

  • VISA, Mastercard, American Express
  • Cash
  • Q-Card
  • Humm
  • Afterpay
  • Laybuy

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Things to improve on: -Provide cleaner buckets and grit guards, snow foamer had some old shampoo. -Limited space, lance can hit car when moving it around. -Staff told me he was not aware wash was booked on that date and time, so couldn't do any prep. Was pleased that I was able to apply spray wax at the same area after finishing the wash. Staff was helpful when asked for help.

United Car Care

Thanks for your review; we will take on board those suggestions. Sorry for the error in communication on the day. Sam @ UCC