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10Dec/18

What Is A “Hydrophobic” Surface? – Capitol Shine’s Ceramic Pro and PPF

Applying Capitol Shine’s Ceramic Pro formula to the surface of your car’s paint, glass, wheels and interior creates a “hydrophobic” surface, meaning the surface literally repels liquids – water rolls off instead ofRead More…

15Oct/18

What’s Around Capitol Shine’s Arlington Location?

Exploring Near Our Arlington-Courthouse Location Capitol Shine has always had customer accessibility in mind, even before we opened our doors. Over the years, and throughout our many location openings, we’ve always placedRead More…

17Sep/18

Revolutionary Paint Protection: Film

Protect Your Paint, Change Your Paint’s Color and More. You’ve heard us talk about our paint protection formulas like Ceramic Pro and Opti-Coat Pro, but another option you may consider is Paint Protection Film. Capitol Shine’s filmsRead More…

06Aug/18

Doesn’t My Car Already Have a Clear Coat?

Paint Protection In addition to paint correction services (think fixing scratches and swirl marks), Capitol Shine also offers a variety of paint protection options to meet the needs of each vehicle. Doesn’tRead More…

11Jun/18

Paint and Interior Protection for a Rolls-Royce Dawn

Paint and Interior Protection for a Rolls-Royce Dawn Sometimes, we have the opportunity to detail extremely rare and unique cars, as is the case with our most recent job. Enter the 2016Read More…

14May/18

Capitol Shine Offers Fleet Services

Capitol Shine’s Fleet Service covers washing and detailing everything from multiple cars, tractor trailers, sports cars, ambulances, over sized vehicles and much more! We have yet to find a job too large for us toRead More…

23Apr/18

The Lotus Effect and Hydrophobic Surfaces – Capitol Shine’s Ceramic Pro

“The lotus effect refers to self-cleaning properties that are a result of ultrahydrophobicity as exhibited by the leaves of Nelumbo or ‘lotus flower.’” (source) Why are we talking about the hydrophobic properties of a plant? Because it’sRead More…

16Apr/18

How Is Paint Protection Film Applied? Like This…

How is Capitol Shine’s Paint Protection Film Applied?  You’ve heard us talk about our paint protection formulas like Ceramic Pro and Opti-Coat Pro, but another option you may consider is Paint Protection Film. Capitol Shine’s films areRead More…

25Jan/18

Capitol Shine Is Back in DC By Popular Demand – Every Thursday!

Capitol Shine Is Back In Washington, DC Every Thursday! We’re excited to announce that Capitol Shine has returned to the Ronald Reagan Building starting this week on garage level B4. It is anRead More…

15Jan/18

Durable, Rock Chip Protection, Self Healing – Paint Protection Film

Protect Your Paint, Change Your Paint’s Color and More. You’ve heard us talk about our paint protection formulas like Ceramic Pro and Opti-Coat Pro, but another option you may consider is Paint Protection Film. Capitol Shine’s filmsRead More…