Video of the Week: Becoming a neighborhood staple

Video of the Week: Becoming a neighborhood staple

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — This week’s video shares the story of how one carwash has successfully served Syracuse, New York, for 47 years.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Having a thriving business that sets the foundation for years, and even decades, of success is a goal most businesses, if not all, set out to accomplish.

The editors of Professional Carwashing & Detailing select a video from around the Web each week to raise awareness, spread education and/or share fresh ideas from around our industry.

This week’s video, featured on, shares the story of how one family-owned carwash, the Sit-In-Car Wash, has accomplished the goal of longevity, serving its local neighborhood in Syracuse, New York, for 47 years.

“Started by Ray Grazia in 1968, the little two-bay carwash, now operated by his son Nick, has weathered the good times and the bad and remains a fixture in a struggling neighborhood,” writes Kevin Rivoli, contributor for

You can find the video, and read more about Sit-In-Car Wash, here.

The video can also be found on’s YouTube Channel here.

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