By Cleve Bryan
BLACKWOOD, N.J.(CBS)–Scrub-a-dub-dub, there are cars everywhere in need of a tub.READ MORE: Philadelphia Eagles Safety Rodney McLeod Hosts Sneaker Ball Toy Drive
With the sunshine not exactly gleaming off their salt covered vehicles, drivers lined up at Sparkles Car Wash in Blackwood, who was advertising $5.00 washes.
Bob Baumeister says, “I’m getting my car cleaned for my family.”
Sparkles had a tough January with snow and sub-freezing temperatures forcing the car wash to close down for 12 business days.
Owner Alisha Warfel says she’s grateful for a break in the weather so they can make up for lost income.READ MORE: Car Crash In North Philadelphia Leaves Man Dead, Police Say
“Today it’s been a beautiful day so far, the sun came up and we became even busier than yesterday.”
Whether paying for a wash or doing it yourself, Warfel says it’s a bad idea to leave the salt on your car longer than necessary.
“Well because if you don’t get the salt off it corrodes the car, especially under-carriage if you don’t get that cleaned it affects your car.”
Happy to have a clean ride, South Jersey drivers can only hope the rest of the winter isn’t so cold or they’ll be back for clean sooner than they want.
Jane Daly says, “Oh I hate it, it’s horrible, horrible but that’s New Jersey, that’s the East Coast for ya!”MORE NEWS: Residents Escape Flames In Levittown, Bucks County House Fire