Tag Archives: opti-coat

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…

13Aug/18

Business Insider: Why It’s Worth It To Get Your Car Detailed

Business Insider, the popular American financial and business news website, recently published an article titled “3 reasons why you should spend $100 to get your car detailed.” The entire article is worth reading,Read 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…

12Mar/18

Why To Avoid The Automatic Car Wash After the Sleet and Snow

Why To Avoid The Automatic Car Wash After the Sleet and Snow We are expecting to receive some rain, sleet and snow over the next few days in the Washington, D.C. area, so whereRead More…

12Feb/18

Surprise Your Valentine with a Clean Car! Gift Cards Available-

Give the Gift of Shine This Valentine’s Day! Still looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift? Capitol Shine has you covered! Our gift cards are available online and directly emailed to youRead More…

17Apr/17

Maintaining Your Vehicle’s Shine Doesn’t Have to Take Long

Maintaining Your Vehicle’s Shine Doesn’t Have to Take Long! One of the questions we are often asked is “What goes into detailing my vehicle?” or “How is detailing different from washing aRead More…

06Feb/17

Make a Date to Show Your Car Some Valentine’s Love – also Save 10% Off Gift Cards

Show Your Car Some Love! Schedule Your Service and Get Your Vehicle Valentine’s Ready Tuesday, February 14th is that special day. Whether you are driving out for a night on the town or justRead More…