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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…

11Sep/18

What’s The Process Of Shampooing An Interior? (Don’t Forget About 10% Off!)

Stains, Sand, Dirt, Water and More Can be removed with the Capitol Shine Interior Shampoo. Damage Control Have you enjoyed the non-stop rain? We can bet your interior hasn’t! Days of excess waterRead 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…

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…

02Apr/18

Capitol Shine: The OFFICIAL Ceramic Pro Installer of the Washington DC Area (Ceramic Pro DC)

Capitol Shine is Your Premier Ceramic Pro Installer in the DC Area We are passionate about paint protection. Not only does it (obviously) protect your paint, but it also eliminates the needRead More…

07Aug/17

Be Careful When Using These Household Cleaners

Tips for Cleaning Your Car   In the Washington, D.C. area, it can sometimes be very difficult to wash your own car, truck, van or SUV. Many of us live in apartmentRead More…

31Jul/17

Capitol Shine is the OFFICIAL Ceramic Pro Installer of the Washington DC Area

Capitol Shine is Your Premier Ceramic Pro Installer in the DC Area We are passionate about paint protection. Not only does it (obviously) protect your paint, but it also eliminates the needRead More…

25Apr/17

We’re Now Open Mondays!

We’re Now Open Mondays! Schedule Your Appointment Today In our ongoing effort to provide convenient hours and locations to our customers, we’re excited to announce we will now be open Mondays in our ArlingtonRead More…

11Dec/16

10% Off Gift Card Purchases

The holiday shopping season is in full swing. Not to worry, as Capitol Shine has you covered with gift certificates emailed directly to you. Right now, save 10% off gift cards byRead More…

07Nov/16

Prepare For Winter with 10% OFF a Full Detail, and also Save 15% Off Gift Cards!

10% Off A Full Detail (through 11/10/16) Winter is coming, and it can be rough on your vehicle. Your paint, wheels and carpet all take a beating from the elements, so prepare for snow, salt, ice and more with 10%Read More…