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Maintaining Rhino Shield

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Are you the proud owner of a Rhino Shield home? If so, you are one smart cookie. Our exterior coating is guaranteed to last for twenty five years, and that means one less worry for you for a minimum of two decades. So let that weight be lifted off your shoulders, and breathe. With some simple maintenance tasks, your home will look good and stay looking good for years to come.

Rhino Shield is designed to resist mold and mildew, however a periodic bath is recommended for double the protection against harmful elements. This will help keep your home looking fresh, bright and new year after year after year. Occasionally checking your home’s horizontal surfaces such as handrails and windowsills helps to avoid any staining caused by harmful elements left on those surfaces for an extended period of time. Tsp soap works especially well to remove dirt, springtime pollen, and other harmful elements in the air that tend to settle on horizontal surfaces. Applying soap, and rinsing with a strong nozzle or garden hose is all that is needed to remove surface debris on the exterior of your home. If you’re busy running around like the rest of us, Rhino Shield will be happy to provide this service for you. Just give us a call!

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There are several other small maintenance tasks that you can perform to ensure your Rhino Shield coating is performing to the best of its ability. Periodically checking for openings in the caulk joints and around windows, doors, trim, and siding will help catch any problem before they start. It’s also important to prevent any sort of ponding of water around door frames or siding located in low areas. Keeping both your roof and gutter areas in working order is essential in maintaining your homes exterior appearance and functionality. This holds true to your shrubs, trees, and plants as well. Make sure landscaping is a minimum of one foot away from the siding and trim of your home at all times. Making sure your siding and trim are at least 6-8 inches from the ground is also important. If it’s below those 6 inches, it allows easy access for insects and water to enter your home from underneath. And as silly as it may sound, Mr. Clean cleaning squares are a perfect solution to clean up any clay stains that may have made their way to areas on your home.

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These easy steps can help maintain your homes beauty for an extended amount of time. In rare cases though, small areas on the surface can open up upon movement of your home. This usually happens during the change of seasons. You may notice areas where there are separations in the caulk or sealant on your home’s exterior. If this happens, call Rhino Shield immediately for a free home inspection. There is usually an easy solution to the problem, and can be easily fixed during the inspection process.

We are here to help, and we want you to be satisfied with our product. If you ever have any questions or concerns, feel free to give us a call, and we will gladly come out and provide you with a free home inspection. We want Rhino Shield to give you the performance you expect, because after all, our quality is what we pride ourselves on!

Ratings Run Strong

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

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It’s hard to believe, but Rhino Shield has been on the market for almost fifteen years now! Over the years we’ve evolved and expanded. And although a lot has changed, one thing has remained the same, our “A” Rating with the Better Business Bureau, as well as our stellar ratings on Angie’s List.

It would be nearly impossible for any company to maintain such high ratings if the products and services promised did not actually work. Our product though, not only meets our customer’s expectations, but exceeds them, and we could not be more proud!

Because of this, we offer a twenty five year written warranty on any flaking, peeling, or blistering of our product. What regular paint can’t withstand, Rhino Shield can for a minimum of twenty five years! Now that is a powerful promise! And our customers are loving it!

 

Sandra from Bluffton, SC left this review for us on Angie’s List:

Category: Painting Exterior

Services Performed: Yes

Work Completed Date: February 20, 2016

Hire Again: Yes

Approximate Cost: $20,000.00

Description Of Work: Great experience, beautiful result. Love the 25 year warranty on the coating product.

Share on Band of Neighbors: No

Overall A

Price A

Quality A

Punctuality A

Professionalism A

 

We may not be perfect all the time, so if we fall a tad bit short, bear with us! We’ll work hard to resolve any problems you may experience.

We are proud of who we are, and will continue to put our best foot forward, maintaining our strong ratings across the board! Head over to our page on Angie’s List for more reviews. We know it’ll seal the deal for you on your exterior home coatings!

When Is It Time To Repaint House Siding?

Sunday, July 12th, 2015

house-with-hardiplankWhen do you think it’s time to repaint your house siding?

The standard answer you’ll hear is “every 5 to 15 years” but that is a wide and optimistic margin. Consider some variables:

What climate do you live in? If you reside in a coastal area such as Savannah GA, your home will weather quickly from salt-sea air, semitropical heat and some violent storms with high winds. An average acrylic paint would protect your house siding for only a short few years. Repainting every three to five years is not unusual.

If you live in the mountains, ice and snow can ruin an exterior finish almost as quickly as coastal weather. Regions of north Georgia and Tennessee are also notorious for extremes of winter cold and then summer heat. This causes standard acrylic paints to continually shrink and expand. The acrylic paints don’t have the elasticity to do that without cracking.

Another factor to consider is the composition of the exterior substrate.  Log cabins must be repainted or stained every three years to seal and protect the wood. And stucco cracks easily, requiring repainting more often than brick or Hardi-plank. Stucco tends to require repainting every six years.

How old is the home? The house siding may have many coats of old paint that make it appear ‘lumpy and bumpy.’ The oldest layers have long ago lost their elasticity and adherence to the substrate. They have broken down into pieces that flake or peel off, leaving the home vulnerable to weathering and mold. If you have a home like this, the time to repaint is now!

In fact, any time you see signs of cracking, peeling or flaking, the time to repaint your house siding is now.

This time choose Rhino Shield ceramic coating for 25 years of protection. The ceramic micro-particles bond more strongly to the substrate, they go on thicker and protect better, and they have an elastomeric property that allows them to expand and contract with extremes of weather. You can’t go wrong with Rhino Shield. Call Georgia Coatings at 877-678-2054 to get more details.

Rhino Shield Ceramic Paint Protects Southern Homes

Friday, March 27th, 2015

knoxville Whether you live in Knoxville, Tennessee, Atlanta or Savannah, Georgia, or Hilton Head, South Carolina, when you need painting contractors for your residence, we have you protected with the very best exterior ceramic paint for your treasured home.

Rhino Shield ceramic paint is versatile enough to manage the extremes of weather that are experienced throughout these areas without cracking, peeling or fading. It consists of durable reflective ceramic beads, elastomeric (bendable) sealers, microbicides, algaecides and fungicides that fend off the sun’s harsh rays in Atlanta, endure high winds and stormy tropical weather in Savannah and Hilton Head, and yet also can gallantly stand up to snow and wood rot that occurs in the humid mountain regions of Knoxville, Asheville and Chattanooga.

Rhino Shield ceramic paint beats out Sherwin Williams and Turtle Coat for better protection of your home investment wherever you live. It can be used on almost any surface – from wood to Hardy Plank to metal – for complete protection from the elements.

With the dramatic summer thunder and lightning that occurs in mountainous regions such as Knoxville and Asheville, it is important to know that Rhino Shield is also Class ‘A’ fire rated. That means it has received the highest rating possible by an independent lab in accordance with U.S. Building Code standards. In short, flames do not spread quickly. Rhino Shield ceramic paint has a rating 0-25 on the Flame Spread Index (with asbestos rating 0 and redwood rating 100) to give your home the most fire protective coating possible.

We have a large territory to cover, but with five offices throughout the Southern states, we can have a team of professional painting contractors come out to weather-protect your house in a short time. Go to the About Us tab on our website and scroll down to Service Areas to see a map and find the office closest to you.

Schedule Home Painting Services Now

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

housepainter In Savannah, Georgia, and all around the South, a sure sign of Spring is the house painter. This is the time of year when property owners emerge from winter hibernation to beautify their gardens and their home with loving care. Give your home the best with Rhino Shield ceramic coating.

Throughout Savannah and outlying areas such as Bluffton, South Carolina, it’s time to go ahead and schedule your home painting services with Georgia Coatings. We proudly offer Rhino Shield ceramic coating in any of 1,500 colors! So go ahead and decorate for Spring.

Our experienced home painting services technicians inspect your home and provide a written estimate up front. A hallmark of their professionalism is the careful detail they put into prep work. Our teams thoroughly power wash your home to rid it of any dirt and loose debris. Then they sand down and repair and caulk surfaces, and carefully mask windows before applying the ceramic coating. Rhino Shield ceramic coating can be applied to almost any surface, including Hardy Plank.

Exceptional home painting services continue after the paint dries. After our team applies the finish coat, they go around again and carefully touch up any spots for a perfect finish. Clean-up leaves your Savannah or Bluffton property spotless. We follow through with a final inspection and a 25 year warranty against peeling, chipping and cracking.

Call us or contact us online to schedule your home painting services now with Rhino Shield ceramic coating. With just three to five days of a little inconvenience, your home will look beautiful and be protected for a lifetime.

Superior Exterior House Painters

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
Whether you’re preparing your property for sale or giving it a well-deserved facelift, call Georgia Coatings – the superior exterior house painters  – to get it done right.
 
With an ‘A’ rating by the Better Business Bureau, Georgia Coatings has proudly served Georgia  – and Tennessee – with quality service and superior Rhino Shield ceramic coating for many years.
 
Estimates take into account such things as pressure washing, repairing minor damage or replacing boards, and special problems such as rust build-up. Walls are cleaned and treated. Then a base coat is applied, to even out small spots, to provide an extra layer of durability, and to provide a neutral background that brings out the best in the colored top coat.
 
We help your choose from an unlimited number of colors to coordinate exterior and trim  on surfaces such as brick, wood, metal, tile, concrete, stucco or HardiePlank siding.
 
Our superior exterior house painters are professional  in carefully preparing and applying Rhino Shield ceramic coating, as well as answering all customer questions and concerns in a courteous manner. We also clean up thoroughly before we consider the job done.
 
The end result is a perfectly beautiful job, with an especially smooth, heat and cold resistant, mold and mildew resistant, moisture resistant ceramic coating that comes with a 25 year transferable warranty. You’ll never paint again!
 
Call 1-877-678-2054 or use our website contact form to schedule an estimate with our superior exterior house painters!

About Rhino Shield Ceramic Coating

Monday, September 29th, 2014
Rhino Shield’s durable, flexible, waterproof, sun-proof, fade-proof, insulating, maintenance-free elastomeric exterior ceramic coatings for your home or other investments was born out of sheer need in an unforgiving climate.
 
The weather in Florida is harsh. A home must withstand extremes of heat expansion, drying and sun damage, as well as rain storms, daily clinging tropical moisture that fosters the growth of mildew and mold, constant abrasion by wind-driven sand and salt in beach locales, and hurricane-force winds…and occasional ice.
 
Even the best painting contractors must depend on the quality of heir products. Return trips to make warranty repairs is costly and time-consuming.
 
So the folks at a painting company in Destin did something about it.
 
They worked with chemists at 3M company to produce a coating system  that contains less water, mildewcides, exceptional surface bonding, enough elasticity to stretch as the building structure shifts, and about 10 times thicker surface coating with the inclusion of ceramic microbeads in place of standard acrylic flakes. 
 
It’s not paint; it’s protection!
 
Although it looks like paint, this truly remarkable protective coating adheres to almost any surface, resists stains, is easy to wash, and makes UV rays bounce off, so the house stays cooler inside.
 
National testing lab BASF periodically tests our coatings to ensure that they meet (and indeed exceed) fire, weathering, adhesion and other standards.
 
And still that’s not all. You have 1,500 colors to choose from, and a 25 year transferable warranty.
 
Never paint again! Call us at 678-205-4500 for a free and accurate at-home estimate. You can rest easy knowing your home can endure the worst nature has to throw at it.

How Did Rhino Shield Get its Name?

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014


If you are considering adding Rhino Shield Ceramic Coating to your home, you may wonder, “How exactly did Rhino Shield get its name?”

The founders of Rhino Shield started as home improvement contractors in the Florida Panhandle, a location well known for its extreme heat and humidity, frosty cold, torrential rain, and of course, hurricanes.
 
Over the years, they sold and applied many different paints and coatings, including national brand paints, and even proprietary coatings with long term warranties, but nothing was durable enough to withstand very long what Florida weather dished out.
Being conscientious contractors, this company went back and took care of their customers, fixing issues with the paints and coatings they applied as problems occurred. They hired a chemist to help determine if the problems were due to materials or their application.
 
The chemist could find no immediate fault in their methods. They were using reputable materials, using good surface preparation, and applying the product according to the manufacturers specifications.

So the chemist broke down the paints and discovered that they were full of fillers such as clay, extenders, and vinyl. He reported his findings to the contractors.  After two, three, or four years, the fillers in these paints were degrading and causing problems.

The chemist suggested developing a coating with no fillers, less water and solids composed of only pigments and resins which would not break down. Ceramic microspheres were added to make the product glide on better, adhere better and be even more durable. Hence the name, Rhino Shield. It’s as tough as rhinoceros hide. Tough enough to protect your investment property from even the harsh Florida climate.

Rhino Shield ceramic coating is backed by a 25 year guarantee. You’ll never paint again. To learn more about this extraordinary product and how it can protect your home, call Rhino Shield at 678-205-4500 or use our convenient online contact form.

Have You Seen This Rhino Shield Crew Leader?

Monday, April 21st, 2014
Have you seen this man around town?
 
If so, your neighbor is likely enjoying the enduring work of an artist.
 
Abed is one of our highly trained ceramic coating applicators and a crew leader here at Georgia Coatings. 
 
We’re the company who brings you Rhino Shield ceramic coatings, the house coating so durable that it comes with a 25 year guarantee against peeling, chipping and cracking. You’ll never paint again.
 
At Georgia Coatings, all of our house painters are craftsmen skilled in the art of careful base preparation, precision foundation coating, even color application and perfect cleanup. We treat your home with the same care as we would treat our own. 
 
Like all of our crew members, Abed has had proper training topped with years of on-site experience. Our teams do the job right the first time, and on time.
 
In addition, our crew members are ‘people persons.’  You won’t feel uncomfortable having the work crew at your home.
 
For more information about our great crew members and their dedicated work, and for a free on-property estimate, just call Georgia Coatings at  678-205-4500, or use our convenient website contact page.
 

Georgia Coatings: Superior Exterior House Painters

Saturday, April 5th, 2014
Whether you are preparing your property for sale or doing some well-deserved ‘spring cleaning,’ call Georgia Coatings, the superior exterior house painters, to get it done right.
 
With an ‘A’ rating by the Better Business Bureau, Georgia Coatings has proudly served Georgia  – and Tennessee – with quality service and superior Rhino Shield ceramic coating for many years.
 
Estimates take into account such things as pressure washing, repairing minor damage or replacing boards, and special problems such as rust build-up. Walls are cleaned and treated. Then a base coat is applied, to even out small spots, to provide an extra layer of durability, and to provide a neutral background that brings out the best in the colored top coat.
 
We help your choose from an unlimited number of colors to coordinate exterior and trim  on surfaces such as brick, wood, metal, tile, concrete, stucco or HardiePlank siding.
 
Our superior exterior house painters are professional  in carefully preparing and applying Rhino Shield ceramic coating, as well as answering all customer questions and concerns in a courteous manner. We also clean up thoroughly before we consider the job done.
 
The end result is a perfectly beautiful job, with an especially smooth, heat and cold resistant, mold and mildew resistant, moisture resistant ceramic coating that comes with a 25 year transferable warranty. You’ll never paint again!
 
Call 1-877-678-2054 or use our website contact form to schedule an estimate with our superior exterior house painters!