10Dec/18

What Is A “Hydrophobic” Surface? – Capitol Shine’s Ceramic Pro and PPF

Applying Capitol Shine’s Ceramic Pro formula to the surface of your car’s paint, glass, wheels and interior creates a “hydrophobic” surface, meaning the surface literally repels liquids – water rolls off instead ofRead 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…

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…

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…

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…

22Sep/15
capitol shine pet dog hair removing removal ceramic pro

Removing Dog / Cat / Pet Hair From Your Interior

The DC Metro area is full of pet friendly areas: Parks, restaurants, walking trails and more. We love driving our pets around to the best locations and letting them run free. Unfortunately, thatRead More…

14Sep/15

Scratches, Swirl Marks and More

There are a many ways your vehicle’s paint can become contaminated. Whether it’s swirl marks, scratches, fading, chipping, a lack of shine or more, it never ends well. In detailing, these are commonlyRead 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…