15Jul/19

Scratch Resistant, Anti-Corrosive, UV Resistant, Self-Cleaning, Hydrophobic: Why Ceramic Pro Reigns Supreme

What Does It Mean to “Bond” With Paint?  Simply put, Ceramic Pro is a permanent nanoceramic protective coating, not a traditional wax or sealant. It protects against minor scratches, graffiti, dirt, aging, premature oxidation,Read More…

08Jul/19

The Frustration Of Parking In A Metro Area (And How To Fix Scratches)

Car Doors, Grocery Carts, Keys & Brushes: How Do They Relate to One Another?….Paint Scratches No matter where you go in the metro area – Washington, D.C. – Arlington – Alexandria –Read More…

01Jul/19

Sun Damage and Staying Safe In The Heat

-Quick Reminder: Capitol Shine will be closed on July 4th- Why You Need Sunscreen For Your Car The summer heat was glaringly (pun intended) obvious this past week, reaching as high asRead More…

25Jun/19

Tips For Buying A New Car (And Also Our New Car Prep Package)

Are You Considering Buying A New Car? Last week, we talked about how to inspect the paint on a new car before the purchase is made (read it HERE). In continuing ourRead More…

17Jun/19

Helpful Info: Inspecting The Paint Before Purchasing A New Car – Paint Defects

How To Inspect The Paint On a New Car, Before the Purchase Is Made When choosing a new car, many people assume that just because a car is on a dealership lotRead More…

10Jun/19

What Do Capitol Shine Customers Have To Say On Yelp and Google?

What Do Capitol Shine Customers Have To Say On Yelp and Google? We Love Our Customers, and We’re Always Excited to Hear of a Great Experience! Reviews allow local small businesses to hearRead More…

03Jun/19

Film, Clear Bras, Ceramic Coatings, Wax, Sealants – What’s The Difference?

The Battle For Paint Protection We talk all of the time about our different ceramic coating options, which include Ceramic Pro and Opti-Coat. However, what may not always be clear is what theRead More…

27May/19

Car Bras vs. Paint Protection Film

Car Bras vs. Paint Protection Film We’ve all seen a car with a thick, leather bra on the front like the one pictured above. Listen, we have NOTHING against protecting a car’sRead More…

20May/19

What’s That Smell? Removing Pet, Cigarette and Other Odors from Your Car

Remove Pet Odors, Cigarette Smoke and More At Capitol Shine, we receive a variety of vehicles with different stains, odors and more. One of the more common odors our customers experience is that of cigarette smoke or pets,Read More…

13May/19

Capitol Shine Is More Than A Car Wash…

What Other Services Does Capitol Shine Provide? As we’ve previously talked about, Capitol Shine has evolved over the years to offer more and more services beyond our popular hand wash and vacuuming.Read More…