03Mar/20

Why Do Factory Clear Coats Peel Off?

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…

18Feb/20

The Time Is Now – Protect Your Paint With Different Options: PPF, Ceramic Pro or Tint!

Paint Protection Film Offers Superior Clarity And Protection Capitol Shine offers XPEL ULTIMATE PLUS Paint Protection Film which has: Superior Clarity for a crystal clear finish with zero orange peel Maximum DurabilityRead More…

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…

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…

20May/19

What’s That Smell? Removing Pet, Cigarette and Other Odors from Your Car

Remove Pet Odors, Cigarette Smoke and More At Capitol Shine, we receive a variety of vehicles with different stains, odors and more. One of the more common odors our customers experience is that of cigarette smoke or pets,Read More…

16Apr/19

What Does The Color Of Your Car Say About You? Also, How To Change Your Car’s Color With PPF

What Your Car Color Choice May Mean First, we must admit, we’re no psychologists. Having said that, there have been many studies done on color and the meaning behind them. At CapitolRead More…