Tag Archives: Paint Protection

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…

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…

06Nov/17

How Does Ceramic Pro Bond With 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…

16Oct/17

The One Question We’re Always Asked…

The Question We Always Receive We’re experts in auto detailing, and with great knowledge comes great responsibility. We like to answer any and all questions from our customers to ensure they fullyRead More…