Tag Archives: scratch repair Arlington VA

14Jan/19

Happy Snow Day! Remember To Avoid The Automatic Car Wash After the Snow – Here’s Why

Why To Avoid The Automatic Car Wash After the Sleet and Snow Happy Snow Day! Yesterday’s snow seemed like it would never end! With more snow expected later this week, we justRead 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…

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…

05Oct/15

Capitol Shine’s Ceramic Pro RAIN for Windshields

With the recent onslaught of rain in the DC Metro area, there’s no better time to think about making your vehicle safer. You may have heard about our protective coating products like American-made Opti-Coat Pro, or the hardest paint protectionRead More…

31Aug/15

Why You Should Clean Your Vehicle Before Traveling

For many Americans, Labor Day marks Summer’s last real holiday which means lots of traveling and vacations. Before embarking on that road trip, however, consider scheduling a wash and detailing from Capitol Shine. While traveling, yourRead More…

24Aug/15

Paint Correction: What Is It?

By now you have probably heard us mention our paint protective coatings like Ceramic Pro or Opti-Coat Pro. These coatings add shine and protection to your paint, glass, wheels, plastics and more.Read More…

03Aug/15

Through August – Free Spray Wax with Wash and Vacuum

“Hey Capitol Shine, why are you giving away a free spray wax?” Good question! We know our Wash + Vac is superior to any others in the industry, but have you tried itRead More…

27Jul/15

Tips for Preventing Sun Damage

Your Vehicle Needs Sunscreen Too! Whew! We’ve had some extreme heat lately. Just as your skin can get sunburned, so can the paint of your car, truck, van, or SUV. Vehicle SunRead More…