Tag Archives: auto detailers

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…

24Sep/18

What Does “Paint Correction” Mean?

Protective coatings like Ceramic Pro and Opti-Coat Pro add shine and protection to your paint, glass, wheels, plastics and more. You may be wondering, how do we apply these Capitol Shine products? It allRead 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…

30Jul/18

Grocery Carts, Keys & Brushes: How Do They Relate to One Another?

Grocery Carts, Keys & Brushes: How Do They Relate to One Another? ….Paint Scratches In the Washington, D.C. metro area, space is limited. That means smaller parking spaces, tighter spots, and, unfortunately,Read 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…

05Oct/15

Capitol Shine’s Ceramic Pro RAIN for Windshields

With the recent onslaught of rain in the DC Metro area, there’s no better time to think about making your vehicle safer. You may have heard about our protective coating products like American-made Opti-Coat Pro, or the hardest paint protectionRead More…

14Sep/15

Scratches, Swirl Marks and More

There are a many ways your vehicle’s paint can become contaminated. Whether it’s swirl marks, scratches, fading, chipping, a lack of shine or more, it never ends well. In detailing, these are commonlyRead More…

24Aug/15

Paint Correction: What Is It?

By now you have probably heard us mention our paint protective coatings like Ceramic Pro or Opti-Coat Pro. These coatings add shine and protection to your paint, glass, wheels, plastics and more.Read More…