Fairgate Car Wash was constructed around 1980 an has been under the same ownership and control since 1990. The owner, Joseph Tucciarone, has been connected to car wash operations for more than forty years. The elements of cleaning are threefold and remain to this day, and include: cleaning solutions, friction, and temperature. Fairgate Car Wash uses the softest and finest hog hair brushes from Erie brush Company. The wax is supplied by the Simonize corp. Fairgate's soaps and foam brush solutions are regularly modified for temperature and washing conditions. Three rinse options include: wax, spot free and warm water only high pressure rinse. Vacuums are cleaned weekly to maintain optimum performance.