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…

03Jan/17

New Equipment, Services and Pricing to Better Serve You

See What’s New at Capitol Shine We’re always searching for ways to improve the customer experience as well as the services we offer. Starting in January 2017, we will be incorporating theRead More…

18Jul/16

Improve Your Road Visibility

According to World Weather & Climate Information, next month, August, “is the wettest month of the year in the Washington, D.C. area.” Capitol Shine offers a wide variety of protection for yourRead More…

10Feb/16

Before & After: Paint Correction & Ceramic Pro

Before & After: Paint Correction & Ceramic Pro By now you have probably heard us mention our paint protective coatings like Ceramic Pro or Opti-Coat Pro. These coatings add shine and protectionRead More…

14Dec/15

Free Spray Wax with the Purchase of a Wash + Vac

We know our Wash + Vac is superior to any others in the industry, but have you tried it yet? We want you to experience the peace of mind that comes fromRead More…

23Nov/15

Happy Thanksgiving from Capitol Shine!

Closed Thanksgiving Day Just a friendly reminder that all Capitol Shine locations will be closed on Thursday, November 26 in observance of Thanksgiving. We will be open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.Read More…

12Oct/15

Yelp Reviews Help Local Businesses

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU Reviews allow local businesses to hear from their customers about their great experience and also helps others find us online. We know your time is precious, which is whyRead 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…

29Sep/15

Opti-Coat Pro: American Made Paint Protection

Opti-Coat Pro is a Protective Formula Proudly Made in the U.S.A.! When it comes to protecting your vehicle’s paint, we know you have certain requirements – we sure do! Opti-Coat Pro clear coating provides EXCELLENT protectionRead More…