Tag Archives: Paint Protection

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…

21Aug/17

Have You Used Our New Mobile Site Yet?! Scheduling Has Never Been Easier!

Capitol Shine Unveils New Mobile Website In our continuous efforts to make the customer experience easier and more enjoyable, Capitol Shine is excited to announce our new mobile-friendly website! So what doesRead More…

04Apr/17

Easy Scratch Fix vs. Deep Scratch Repair

Let’s face it, we’ve all experienced a scratch on our car. Whether it was that car door keyhole we missed, someone’s button, parking too close to someone else, natural elements or justRead 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…

26Sep/16

Autumn Is Preparation Season

Nice Now, Harsh Later This past Thursday marks the first day of autumn. For the next few months, we’ll be able to enjoy cool nights with the windows down. Winter, however, isRead More…

06Sep/16

New Locations Starting Next Week

New Locations in VA, D.C. and MD. In our ongoing effort to provide convenient locations to our customers, we’re excited to announce our new shops opening next week! Whether you’re in Arlington, Washington, D.C.Read More…