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…

18Jan/20

Capitol Shine Wins Best of Arlington Award 2020

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Capitol Shine Receives 2020 Best of Arlington Award Arlington Award Program Honors the Achievement ARLINGTON January 18, 2020 — Capitol Shine has been selected for the 2020Read More…

06Jan/20

Xpel Automotive Window Tint Is Now Available

Traditional window tint has been reinvented! Capitol Shine’s paint protection department, Ceramic Pro DC/Xpel, now offers window tint! Automotive window tint isn’t just about keeping a low profile anymore. XPEL PRIME notRead 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…

17Jun/19

Helpful Info: Inspecting The Paint Before Purchasing A New Car – Paint Defects

How To Inspect The Paint On a New Car, Before the Purchase Is Made When choosing a new car, many people assume that just because a car is on a dealership lotRead More…

10Jun/19

What Do Capitol Shine Customers Have To Say On Yelp and Google?

What Do Capitol Shine Customers Have To Say On Yelp and Google? We Love Our Customers, and We’re Always Excited to Hear of a Great Experience! Reviews allow local small businesses to hearRead More…

06May/19

The Elements vs. Your Car’s Paint

Are Natural Elements Harmful To Your Paint? This past weekend was wet and soggy. Luckily, we can now experience some sunny weather before more expected rain this Thursday through next Monday. ItRead 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…