Tag Archives: Detailers in DC

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…

29Aug/16

Auto Detailing Life Hacks

Auto Detailing Defined Many confuse the term “Auto Detailing” with “Car Washing.” While part of detailing does consist of washing, it is actually just one component of many. A great explanation comesRead More…

22Aug/16

Back-to-School Interior Prep

Back to School: Capitol Shine’s Interior Protective Coatings You may have heard of our awesome paint protection coatings, however you may not know that Capitol Shine also offers protection for your interior as well. OurRead More…

08Aug/16

10% Off Wash + Wax Sealant through 8/31/16

10% Off Our Wash + Wax Sealant Package Right now through August 31, 2016, schedule a Wash + Wax Sealant & receive 10% off the total! Use promo code “WashWaxTen” when scheduling.Read More…

18Jul/16

Improve Your Road Visibility

According to World Weather & Climate Information, next month, August, “is the wettest month of the year in the Washington, D.C. area.” Capitol Shine offers a wide variety of protection for yourRead More…

16May/16

Rain Water and Damage to Your Car’s Paint?

Does Rain Water Contain Any Harmful Elements?   This past Friday marked the end to 15 straight days of rainy weather in the D.C. area – a new record for consecutive days. AccordingRead More…

10Apr/16

Prepare Your Vehicle for Sunny Weather & Road Trips

Prepare Your Vehicle for Sunny Weather & Road Trips Despite the brief (and unexpected!) snow this past Saturday, the weather is finally changing to a more enjoyable temperature. It’s time for road trips,Read More…

07Dec/15

An Unusual Conversation Has A Shiny Finish by Bob and Meriam Stern

This article originally appeared in the July/August 2015 Magazine of the National Capital Chapter BMW Car Club of America. See the original here.  Several products on the market are advertised to improve the slickness,Read More…