Tag Archives: bethesda

03Sep/19

Think Beyond “Car Wash” – Auto Detailing Is What Your Car Craves

What Exactly Does Auto Detailing Mean? The confusion of “washing” vs. the professional “detailing” of a car is not uncommon. After all, aren’t we really just cleaning the car? The answer isRead 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…

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…

06May/19

The Elements vs. Your Car’s Paint

Are Natural Elements Harmful To Your Paint? This past weekend was wet and soggy. Luckily, we can now experience some sunny weather before more expected rain this Thursday through next Monday. ItRead More…

30Apr/19

A Reminder: Avoid Automatic Car Washes For Cleaning Pollen

Why Should You Avoid An Automatic Car Wash With Brushes? Last week, we talked about pollen and how everyone’s cars suddenly had a yellow tint. It’s pollen season, but before you goRead More…

22Apr/19

Protection Against Pollen

Pollen Everywhere! But Does It Damage Your Paint? Over the past week or two, many of us have noticed a difference when walking to our cars – a yellowish tint overlaying theRead More…