Each year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America starts the summer by declaring a National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, the idea being that it helps allergy sufferers remember that the end of Spring and beginning of the Summer is a “peak” season for asthma attacks and allergies. Raising awareness about allergies and asthma […]

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The Beginning

On April 22nd, 2011, posted in: History by

When BJ’s Auto Spa co-owner Chris Bjurlin purchased his property in Phoenix in February 1999, he also inherited an auto garage. “Actually, the space was a combination auto garage and gas station with 1,000 square feet devoted to the c-store section,” he said. “We left the exterior walls standing, took down a wall, ripped down […]

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Thriving in the Dry Desert Heat

On April 8th, 2011, posted in: History by

Phoenix car wash has a thirst for growth Six years ago, Chris Bjurlin left his detailing business in Minnesota and headed West. His quest? To own a carwash where he need only shovel the sunshine from the sidewalks and where water lines never fell victim to freezing temperatures. He found his carwash utopia in Phoenix, […]

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