Tag Archives: opti-coat

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…

23Jan/17

Introducing Snow Foam

Capitol Shine’s Snow Foam Wash Capitol Shine is excited to announce the incorporation of snow foam into our hand-washing process. Foam allows for more surface coverage upfront which helps to start breaking downRead More…

02Oct/16

Quick Shine Through October 31, 2016

Wash, Vacuum, Spray Wax & More (through October 31st) Capitol Shine’s Quick Shine package is exactly what your vehicle needs to quickly freshen up. Right now, through October 31st., we’re taking $10 off the total!Read More…

10Feb/16

Before & After: Paint Correction & Ceramic Pro

Before & After: Paint Correction & Ceramic Pro By now you have probably heard us mention our paint protective coatings like Ceramic Pro or Opti-Coat Pro. These coatings add shine and protectionRead More…

24Jan/16

Avoid the Line After the Snow: Automatic Car Wash Dangers

Where To Take Your Vehicle After the Snow After it snows, we often see many cars waiting in line for the inexpensive automatic car wash. Bringing your vehicle to one of these locationsRead More…

16Nov/15

Capitol Shine Offers Paint Protection

Paint Protection Options 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’t My CarRead More…