The yellow glow of pollen-stained vehicles has local carwash businesses seeing green.
Carwashes in and around York County say business has spiked in recent weeks as pollen has brought an aerial assault unlike any in recent memory.
Yes, it does seem a bit pointless to wash a car given the extreme nature of the pollen count. But that's what it's come to, businesses say. And though rain provided some relief Thursday, it won't be long before the nuisance returns in force.
"They're just getting so bad, it's almost hard to see out the windows," Scott Crouch, general manager at Express Car Wash in Rock Hill, said of the cars rolling through his now-yellow parking lot. "It gets to the point where it's so bad they've just got to get it off."
The most popular deal: The $5 express ride through.
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