Tag Archives: Paint Protection

15Oct/18

What’s Around Capitol Shine’s Arlington Location?

Exploring Near Our Arlington-Courthouse Location Capitol Shine has always had customer accessibility in mind, even before we opened our doors. Over the years, and throughout our many location openings, we’ve always placedRead 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…

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…

28Jun/18

Preventing Sun Damage to Your Paint

Why You Need Sunscreen For Your Car As we approach Independence Day, we should expect some real July heat to come our way. Just as your skin can get sunburned, so canRead More…

19Jun/18

Please Read This Before Cleaning Your Car At Home

Don’t Use These Household Cleaners on Your Car: Tips for Cleaning Your Car In the Washington, D.C. area, it can sometimes be very difficult to wash your car. Many live in apartmentRead More…

04Jun/18

Capitol Shine’s Ceramic Pro Paint Protection Actually Bonds With The Paint

What Does It Mean to “Bond” With Paint?  Simply put, Ceramic Pro is a permanent nanoceramic protective coating, not a traditional wax or sealant. It protects against minor scratches, graffiti, dirt, aging, premature oxidation,Read More…

28May/18

How To Remove Cigarette and Pet Odors From Your Car

Remove Pet Odors, Cigarette Smoke and More There’s nothing quite like the feeling of driving with the windows down on a sunny day. Unless, of course, it’s just too hot. Then, there’s nothing betterRead More…

01May/18

Is Pollen Harmful To Your Paint?

Does Pollen Damage Your Paint? Many of us went out to our cars this morning only to notice layers of pollen accumulated on top. If you’re lucky enough to park in aRead 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…