Tag Archives: arlington va

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…

04Jun/18

Capitol Shine’s Ceramic Pro Paint Protection Actually Bonds With The Paint

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…

21May/18

Protection For Your Wheels (& Tire Tips)

Tips on Caring for Your Wheels and Tires Wheels At Capitol Shine,  we talk a lot about protection for your paint, but what about protection for your wheels? In cities like Arlington, D.C.Read More…

04May/18

How To Inspect The Paint On a New Car, Before the Purchase Is Made

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…

01May/18

Is Pollen Harmful To Your Paint?

Does Pollen Damage Your Paint? Many of us went out to our cars this morning only to notice layers of pollen accumulated on top. If you’re lucky enough to park in aRead 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…

12Feb/18

Surprise Your Valentine with a Clean Car! Gift Cards Available-

Give the Gift of Shine This Valentine’s Day! Still looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift? Capitol Shine has you covered! Our gift cards are available online and directly emailed to youRead 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…