Exterior Pro Wash

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Winning design #85 by kristijp, Logo Design for Exterior Pro Wash Contest
Gold Medal

designed by kristijp

Project description

We are looking for a logo which is very eye catching and visually describes a majority of what we do-- soft wash roof cleaning and professional power washing. Our truck is maroon'ish in color and our 20 foot trailer is light grey. THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF OUR LOGO IS TO QUICKLY ILLUSTRATE WHAT WE DO SINCE IT WILL BE USED FOR A TRUCK WRAP. We would like to tie the colors of our truck and trailer together which I would then recreate on our website and business cards. We don't care if the logo is cartoon'ish or makes fun of what we do... we just want it to be memorable. We do residential and commercial work.... however, we would like to use the logo primarily in a truck wrap which usually attracts residential customers. Although we don't mind the logo being spoofish.... we are a company that has spent a lot of money on equipment and insurance and run a professional outfit. We are not the cheapest in the area....but, we consider ourselves the best. Our primary market is Branson, MO- Sprinfield, MO and north central Arkansas. We are in the Ozarks- which we don't mind being tied in if done right. Our clients are wealthy lake resort home owners, small mobile homes who have pride of ownership and commercial accounts that cover everything from parking garages to upscale restaurants and shops. We just relocated and are beginning to build our business again and want to set the right branding tone. ******Our OLD website is still up if you'd like to view it to see a bit of what we do. When we pick a winner, I am going to update the website and add our new logo. I see a lot of pressure washing logos where they are 'blasting' things. We have expensive equipment which shoots HIGH volumes of water so we don't need to rely on damaging, high pressure. If any logo ideas use a spray gun... I would prefer the image of volume rather than something like a hydro blast. We also use high quality biodegradable detergents... so some green theme might not be bad but is not necessary. I have uploaded a picture of our truck and trailer so you can get an idea of the colors and quality of equipment. We are also not adverse to having our name as part of the logo if done creatively. As you can see, we are fairly open... our main criteria being visually descriptive, eye catching and memorable. ***** WE WILL BE VERY RESPONSIVE TO ANY INQUIRES OR DESIGNS. THANKS!

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  • Again, we really like the text of our name and the .com how you have it-- this is more on 'note' with the visual above but we still are so so on it. We're looking for a more eye catching visual to make our logo memorable. We will be incorporating it on a truck wrap and need someone to remember our name in case they didn't get to write our number down. Please fine tune something on the visual and resubmit. We like your creativity.
    • Hi Contest Holder. Really appreciated your feedback. Thank you. I'll work on it. :)

    • I'm sorry it's my first time here and my first contest I submitted. My points are not enough for new submit whereas I've already with new designs. If you want, Here (fazi.monday@gmail.com) is my email if you want to see it. Thank you and good luck. Cheers fazi

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      milkyway {*wrote*}:
      I'm sorry it's my first time here and my first contest I submitted. My points are not enough for new submit whereas I've already with new designs. If you want, Here (fazi.monday@gmail.com) is my email if you want to see it. Thank you and good luck. Cheers fazi
      |--| Do I need to take you to 30?

    • yes, i already have some desigs to submitted. please. or if not i want to you to sent me your email to let you see what do you think. thank you so much..

    • Thank you so much. Please provide feedback for the #42. Thanks

    • https://www.designcontest.com/designer/milkyway/personal/entry/2/

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      milkyway {*wrote*}:
      Dear Audra, Why are you reporting my design? It is clearly different from that of your show, I made ​​a logo with a free element that has changed. It can not be considered imitate or take the clip art directly. If you feel that way, how about this? - http://www.designcontest.com/logo-design/exterior-pro-wash/entry/10/ - http://www.designcontest.com/logo-design/exterior-pro-wash/entry/11/ - 2 The logo is very similar to this: - http://www.designcontest.com/logo-design/cincinnati-home-solutions/entry/32/ -- I'm sorry if you think this imitate, though it is not. Let me follow your contest if you wish. You know, I was ready with my revision, if you do not receive it, it will go in my portfolio. Here is my revisions : -- https://www.designcontest.com/designer/milkyway/personal/entry/2/ -- Thank you so much, Sincerely yours,
      |--| I did NOT report your design... for any reason. I'm calling the company right now to see what your talking about.

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      audra {*wrote*}:
      I did NOT report your design... for any reason. I'm calling the company right now to see what your talking about.
      |--| Sorry, this is the checking of designcontest.com team. You do not need to report it. You can see my logo revisions if you like it you can ask for the release of my logo reported. https://www.designcontest.com/designer/milkyway/personal/entry/2/ -- Thank you

  • This is probably my favorite of your submissions... again, we need to fine tune the visual to make it more eye catching.
  • We really, really like how you have done the text on your submissions with the .com up sideways. I'm not sure you've nailed the house concept on any of them. Can you work more on the house or 'visual' above our text to make it more memorable? We do like the simplicity of the design... and have to tell you again, we really like how you've added the .com.
  • I forgot to mention... can you make the water 'softer' and with no dots? I would rather the power wand not be pointed at the roof as we can't use a pressure washer on a roof... we have to use a special pump and I don't want a possible client to get the wrong idea. Again... love the retro man concept. Please work with us on it.
  • We don't care for this one... however, thank you for the creative submission.
  • Thank you for the submission. We really, really like the retro cartoon concept and I must say this is the BEST building we've seen. It could be a church, a house or even an office building so it doesn't pigeon hole us into a specific type of work. I don't like the EPW on his hat and his face looks kind of mean. Can you make him a little more memorable? Maybe an overblown head with a smiling face? The Exterior Pro Wash text seems a bit fancy... can you simplify it? We really like the overall concept!
  • Mohammed, can you either make the 't' or the first 'r' in exterior a man similar to this one-- minus the truck and bucket? We don't use a bucket. If you could make the power wand in the word Exterior, then have a blue arch going to the water splash. If we could make the water splash large enough to write the word 'wash' in white- like it's been cleaned.... and just below it, add .com -- maybe like it's also cleaned or half clean with streaks? We really like this concept you've developed. It's simply and catchy- plus we like the bright blue splash of color.
  • Thanks for the submission. It is very creative, however the water- at first glance- looks like a flash light on a pyramid. It doesn't really illustrate what we do. Can you either work on this concept or create a new one? I really like the creativity and your fresh approach of your design.
    • Haha you are right. I have submitted #9, a different approach, but I will keep brainstorming to see what I can come up with. Thanks for the feedback! Do you by chance have an "in action" picture?

    • What kind of in action picture would be helpful? I will find one for you if I can.

    • Something just to get a better idea of what the sprayer/water looks like. I want to try and best represent your equipment and its functions.

  • I like this one better but would prefer more colorful, attention getting colors. We are fairly open on our concept... we just want to make sure it's eye catching, illustrates as much as possible what we do and is memorable.
    • This is helpful! I will give it some more thought and try to post something new this weekend. Thanks again!

    • Great... again, let me know what kind of in action picture you'd like.

  • Hi CH, Please see my submission, #8, and let me know what you think! Thanks in advance!!
  • Tarabeth... I'm not sure what to say about this one. I like it and see potential. I want my husband to see this one and get his thoughts. Could you add .com to it somehow? On a truck wrap, they may not have time to write our number down... but if the .com is part of our name they may be able to remember it. I like this one because it's simple, elegant and has a splash of color... can you add a little more 'umph' to make it a little more eye catching? This is going in a totally new direction from others I've seen and it's kind of a cool concept.
    • Thanks, I'm glad you think this one is more interesting and I'd be happy to make more changes for you. The problem is I'm still pretty new to this site so I'm only allowed to make 5 submissions unless one is rated over 30 points. So when you get your husbands thoughts if you decide you like it enough to rate it 30 points I'll make any changes you'd like, and I'll keep trying to give it that umph that you're looking for. Either way I wish you the best of luck in finding a new logo.

    • I'll rate it 30 points now. This is my first contest on this site and I'm not sure what I'm supposed to do rate wise. I'm great with feedback because I know what I like and don't like and can dumb advice like saying more pizzazz.. I just don't know what THAT means which is why I'm looking to talented designers like you and others on the site!

  • I have my rough sketch done and can't wait to work on it on illustrator and will post it here as soon as possible.
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      kiaraaring {*wrote*}:
      I have my rough sketch done and can't wait to work on it on illustrator and will post it here as soon as possible.
      |--| Great, I'm looking forward to seeing it!

  • This could have some potential. It needs to be lighter so it can be used on a website, printed material and a car wrap. It's still missing the 'umph'. Please play around with this and other ideas. Thanks again for your creative ideas!
  • Dear audra, Thank you for drawing my attention to your contest. It is very exciting, and I hopefully can submit some designs within the next few days. There are many fantastic designers here at Designcontest, and hopefully one of us will come up with something that is perfect for your business. Kind regards, Liz : )
  • Tarabeth... thank you for submitting a logo entry. While I like our name as part of the logo... I don't find anything eye catching about his one. I see you used the grey and maroon colors but with them used this way, it would be difficult to use in a print material as a logo. Also, the bucket doesn't give upscale image of our very expensive equipment. I looked at some of your other work and my favorite was the boom bike #43. It took a company name or product and you turned it into a very eye catching logo. It really grabbed my attention enough for a second look which is what we're looking for. Please resubmit something. From your entries into other contests I can see you are very creative. I don't even necessarily want a roof or a house. I am very open at this time about what our logo will look like. We just want it to be eye catching, memorable and descriptive of what we do.... kind of like you did for boom bike. I will remember that name. Thanks again.
    • I appreciate the feedback, and I'll start working on new ideas.

    • Thanks for being receptive! At this point, we are pretty open and leaving up to experts like you to give us something creative. We tried on our own and it was BORING!!

  • Thank you for getting back with me again with another submission. I like this one much better... definitely more creative and fun. We have spent about 35k on equipment. There are a lot of great companies in our industry who work hard-- but not everyone has the advanced equipment we do. I like how you have the man in the name... however, with him carrying a bucket and brush I'm not sure it's sending the equipment image we'd like to give our customers. Can you incorporate something that seems 'more' substantial for the lack of a better term? I love the splash of color. One friend suggested something about having half our name clean and the other half dirty. I REALLY like that the water splash shows volume rather than too much pressure. Keep in mind this will be on a truck wrap and the color of the truck will be maroon'ish and our trailer is grey. Also, it will be going down the street and our new domain name is the same: exterior pro wash.com --- it would be cool if we could incorporate the .com into the logo some how-- so when we do the wrap, it's more memorable how to attract us.
  • Thank you for your submission. If you look at the website I supplied, you will see your entry is very similar to the logo I created, minus the earth. I like the simplicity of your logo, however we wanted a change because we felt this look is not eye catching or memorable. It's a very common logo look in our industry. If it was maybe more cartoon'ish showing more of the house and bright colors or something retro?? I'm not adverse to this direction....we liked the idea enough to do it ourselves-- but we didn't have the talent you would have to take it to the next level and make it eye catching and memorable.
  • Much more of what we're looking for! My husband loves when there's a retro/eye catching cartoon style figure. Is it possible to make our name stand out more? It gets a bit lost with the man. Love his face... also, if you could ad .com around the name so people can easily find our website if they don't have time jot our number down. Please take the EPW off his shirt. Really, really like this!
    • I have uploaded a newer version of the design with "Exterior Pro Wash" more prominent and the ".com" included. Let me know your thoughts and if there is anything else you'd like to see! The newest version is #78

  • I saw another logo that gave me an idea... can you change the appearance of the man to make him more .... ah 'more'? I ABSOLUTELY love the use of our name with the water splash... I like how the wand is pointing through the p... just didn't know if another style figure would add or take away from the visual.... thanks.
    • Hi Audra, Sorry I wasn't able to get on here yesterday! I'm more than happy to work on something that fits what you're suggesting. However, I'm noticing now someone might have already taken the amendments you've given me and come up with a very similar logo. Although that's a bit discouraging, I'm curious to know if you are still looking for me to make these changes. Thanks! :) -Kristi

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      kristijp {*wrote*}:
      Hi Audra, Sorry I wasn't able to get on here yesterday! I'm more than happy to work on something that fits what you're suggesting. However, I'm noticing now someone might have already taken the amendments you've given me and come up with a very similar logo. Although that's a bit discouraging, I'm curious to know if you are still looking for me to make these changes. Thanks! :) -Kristi
      |--| If you don't mind, we would still like to see a man that is 'more' with your water splash design.

    • I've submitted #62 (and #64 with some more color) with a more detailed character... and an extra. Thought I would throw something a bit different into the mix. Hope you like it :) (The characters can be edited to whatever specifications you'd like as well).

    • I really like the new characters! The man has hair like my husband... and blue eyes too. Although I like the idea of the woman... since I help with all aspects of the business-- I think too many people would take a woman in a negative way... so lets remove her. Would you like to see a picture of my husband and make it a caricature of him? You're pretty close already!

  • Wand too dark. Can you make it grey like before but maybe a shade or so darker. LOVE LOVE LOVE! ,
    • Ok! Take a look now. I actually added 2 small leaves in the corner of his hat too. They can stay or go, just thought it was a great way to include your product info in the logo, without being overpowering.

    • Also, for my latest entry #56 I went ahead and added the line coming from the wand...it can stay or go, just thought it looks great and keeps it from looking like an AK47. ;)