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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…

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…

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…

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…

17Jul/17

See the Before and After Paint Correction Photos of This Acura!

Paint Correction, Paint Protection & Your Car Protective coatings add shine and, obviously, protection to your paint, glass, wheels, plastics and more. However, you may not be familiar with the process in applyingRead 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…

29Sep/15

Opti-Coat Pro: American Made Paint Protection

Opti-Coat Pro is a Protective Formula Proudly Made in the U.S.A.! When it comes to protecting your vehicle’s paint, we know you have certain requirements – we sure do! Opti-Coat Pro clear coating provides EXCELLENT protectionRead More…

22Sep/15
capitol shine pet dog hair removing removal ceramic pro

Removing Dog / Cat / Pet Hair From Your Interior

The DC Metro area is full of pet friendly areas: Parks, restaurants, walking trails and more. We love driving our pets around to the best locations and letting them run free. Unfortunately, thatRead More…

15Jun/15

Ceramic Pro, Opti-Coat and Wax – What’s the Difference?

By now, you may have heard of Capitol Shine’s ceramic coatings, which include Ceramic Pro and Opti-Coat. A question that many vehicle owners ask is, “What’s the difference between a ceramic coating andRead More…