15Oct/19

Be (Car)eful: There Are Many Fake “Ceramic Pro” Paint Protection Products Out There

**OCTOBER 2019 PROMO: From October 1-31, 2019, Capitol Shine is offering 10% off Clear Bras, Paint Protection Film, Ceramic Pro and Sportcoat Pro. Mention promo code “OctoberProtection” when scheduling HERE** Let’s Talk About Those FakeRead More…

01Oct/19

October Promotion: 10% Off Clear Bras, Paint Protection Film, Ceramic Pro and Sportcoat Pro

**OCTOBER 2019 PROMO: From October 1-31, 2019, Capitol Shine is offering 10% off Clear Bras, Paint Protection Film, Ceramic Pro and Sportcoat Pro. Mention promo code “OctoberProtection” when scheduling HERE** Over the years,Read More…

16Sep/19

Don’t Wait: Schedule Your 10% Off Interior Shampoo Today

Right Now: 10% OFF INTERIOR SHAMPOOS! Our techs are some of the highest trained professionals in the area, and they are waiting to make your car feel like new! Schedule your Interior Shampoo with 10%Read More…

15Aug/19

Back to School 2019: 10% OFF INTERIOR SHAMPOOS!

Back to School 2019: 10% OFF INTERIOR SHAMPOOS! It’s time for school, and Capitol Shine wants to help you get off on the right foot. So before your van, SUV, car orRead More…

05Aug/19

What Is The Lotus Effect and A Hydrophobic Surface?

The Lotus Effect and Hydrophobic Surfaces “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 hydrophobicRead More…

31Jul/19

The Problem With Factory Clear Coats On Cars

The Problem With Factory Clear Coats On Cars If you’ve ever seen an unrestored old car from the 50’s, 60’s or 70s, you’ve probably noticed that the paint, despite being several decadesRead More…

15Jul/19

Scratch Resistant, Anti-Corrosive, UV Resistant, Self-Cleaning, Hydrophobic: Why Ceramic Pro Reigns Supreme

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…

08Jul/19

The Frustration Of Parking In A Metro Area (And How To Fix Scratches)

Car Doors, Grocery Carts, Keys & Brushes: How Do They Relate to One Another?….Paint Scratches No matter where you go in the metro area – Washington, D.C. – Arlington – Alexandria –Read More…

01Jul/19

Sun Damage and Staying Safe In The Heat

-Quick Reminder: Capitol Shine will be closed on July 4th- Why You Need Sunscreen For Your Car The summer heat was glaringly (pun intended) obvious this past week, reaching as high asRead More…