Our History

The East Ridge Car Wash is a third generation family business. James Grant Sr. began his career in the car wash industry in 1962 and became one of the early pioneers in the "Tunnel Wash" model that is today's standard.

started 1983

Family Owned & Operated

Exceptional Service


He opened the East Ridge Car Wash on March 1st, 1983 where he continued refining the system until 1999.


Chuck Grant returned to East Ridge in 1999 and began updating the equipment in the tunnel in addition to making several improvements on the building. Chuck's dedication and presence helped propel the business for almost 24 years.


In 2022, Jake Grant returned to the car wash to continue carrying the torch. He remains committed to high standards of quality and care set forth by his father and grandfather.



We operate with the highest level of integrity in everything they do. We are dedicated to communicating with our customers in a clear and transparent manner, ensuring that everyone is on the same page and that all expectations are met.


Our business is washing cars, and we do so with the utmost care and attention to detail, leaving each vehicle looking as good as new. Overall, we truly values our customers and is committed to providing the best possible car wash experience in Chattanooga and North Georgia.


They also take great pride in serving their customers to the best of their ability, going above and beyond to make sure that each and every customer is completely satisfied with the service they receive.

"Best car wash in Chattanooga  IMHO   No less than 10 workers scrubbed polished and vacuumed my truck, before and after it processed through the machines.   I have Loved this place for over 35 years.    Great pride in workmanship!I drive across town for a wash this good and I own a business with many trucks and cars."