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The Best Exterior Paint for All Building Materials

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

There are a lot of challenges when it comes to painting the exterior of a home, and in particular, it can be challenging to find a paint that adheres to all of the materials on your house. One of the reasons Rhino Shield is the best exterior paint is because it works on a huge range of surfaces including  wood, vinyl, brick, stucco, and metal.

Protective Exterior Paint for Wood

Unfortunately, wood can be affected by a variety of outdoor threats. In particular, algae and mold can cause damage to wood, and if you live in a coastal climate, salt can eat away the wood. Rhino Shield has a layer that protects surfaces from algae, mold, and salt. That makes it one of the best exterior paints for wood.

The Best Exterior Paint for Vinyl Siding

If you have wood window frames and vinyl exterior siding, you can use Rhino Shield on all of it. Many homeowners aren’t even aware that you can paint siding. They think that you have to replace the exterior siding if you want a new color, but with the right paint, you can easily paint vinyl siding. Rhino Shield works perfectly in this situation.

Best Paint for Brick Homes

With brick, many owners opt to use stain rather than paint, but that often doesn’t achieve the color effect that you want. Rhino Shield is the best paint for brick homes because of its adhesive quality, and you can choose any color you want. Start with the >>color visualizer to find your perfect color. Then experiment to see how different colors look against your brick.

Quality Exterior Paint for Stucco

Painting stucco generally requires masonry paint, and to ensure that you get the paint around all the bumps and nubs in the stucco, you need to be careful. It’s also critical to repair the stucco before painting it.

Rhino Shield is the best exterior stucco paint because it adheres just as well to stucco as it does to other surfaces. Additionally, as part of the multi-step application process, our painting contractors do any repairs you need before applying the paint.

The Best Exterior Paint for Metal

If you’ve ever tried to paint metal with traditional paint, you know how challenging that can be. However, Rhino Shield can go easily on metal. If you want to paint a metal commercial building, you may want to consider this innovative solution. Similarly, if you have metal flashing on your home, metal gutters, or any other metal parts that you want painted, Rhino Shield can easily go on those surfaces.

This ceramic coating is more than just paint. It’s actually a multi-layered product that includes a protective layer, an insulating and sound-proof layer, a UV-reflective layer, and finally an adhesive sealing primer.

One Paint for the Entire Home

Typically, if you are painting your home, the painting contractors have to use different types of paint to work on all of the different surfaces of your home. However, when you choose a solution such as Rhino Shield, the painters can use the same paint over your whole home, regardless of which surface is being painted. That’s more convenient for you.

In addition to being the best exterior paint for a range of surfaces, this paint also comes with a 25 year warranty. To learn more, contact us today. We can answer your questions and give you a quote.

Hilton Head, We Love You!

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Hilton Head is one of the most beautiful beach towns on the East Coast. It’s also one of America’s favorite islands. With long stretches of beautiful beaches, 24 golf courses, and tons of fascinating history, Hilton Head Island is a go to for vacationers all across the United States. It’s also home to over 40,000 people. That means thousands of homes are in need of durable, low maintenance coatings for their exteriors. Rhino Shield has the perfect solution!

Weather your home is stucco, cedar, hardiplank, or vinyl, our exterior coating will make your home look vibrant and fresh for the next 25 years! We even coat tabby shell stucco, a siding very common in the Hilton Head area (it’s to die for by the way).

If you’re a Hilton Head resident in need of a new coating for your home, we have just what you need! Our coating will keep your coastal home looking fresh for the next twenty five years, protecting it from not only the salt air, but the constant, powerful UV rays of the summer sun, as well as the moisture that comes from the surrounding ocean waters.

There are many factors that contribute to the gradual deterioration of a home’s exterior. These include the ultra-violet rays of the sun, humidity, mildew and fungi growth, as well as airborne salt and pollution. When your home is located on or near the beach, deterioration can occur 5-10 times faster than it would anywhere else.

At Rhino Shield, we offer our Rhino Shield Coating that has several advantages over other exterior paint brands currently on the market. Rhino Shield paint protects your home and helps it stay looking brand new for up to 25 years. Our coating has a Class A fire rating, resists UV light, air pollution, mildew, and lowers the rate of corrosion caused from salt air moisture that occurs as a result of coastal weather conditions.

Rhino Shield can adhere to all common exterior surfaces and reflect over 90% of the sun’s rays. And as most of you coastal homeowners know, the sun near the ocean is powerful all year around. Rhino Shield is also environmentally friendly (low-VOC) and non-toxic. It even has a ceramic base which means it will never chip or flake like other paint products tend to do.

If your a salt life fanatic, a beach bum, a Hilton Head resident, or property owner in the coastal area, we understand that the weather can wreak havoc on your beach home’s exterior. Salt damage is a constant concern for coastal homeowners. Our exterior paint will help protect your home as well as your investment for the next twenty five years. Give us a call today! We’ll be happy to help. And head over to Rhino Shield California for more information on the salty air.

Why Rhino Shield is a Better Exterior House Paint

Thursday, November 30th, 2017

If you’re getting ready to hire painting contractors to redo the exterior paint on your home, you may want to consider Rhino Shield. This product outperforms traditional exterior house paint in a number of ways.

1. Features Multiple Beneficial Layers

Normally, when you apply exterior house paint, it just features one layer. From top to bottom, the product is the same. Rhino Shield is more than just paint. It’s actually a unique coating that you add to your home, and its multiple layers are designed to protect your home in a range of exciting ways.

The bottom layer protects your home from threats related to moisture such as algae and mold, but it also protects your home from salt. That’s ideal when you live relatively close to the ocean as the salt in the air can really threaten your home. The next layer provides some insulation and soundproofing.

In the face of rising energy costs and loud city and suburban streets, the middle layer is a must-have for many home owners. The next layer is the ceramic coating with UV protection so you don’t have to worry about the color fading, and finally, there’s an adhesive sealing primer layer to hold everything together and provide the ultimate protection.

2. Works on All Materials

Generally, exterior house paint is only designed to stick to the wood siding on a home. With Rhino Shield that is not the case. You can apply Rhino Shield to all parts of your home’s exterior. It works on metal, brick, stucco, and other materials in addition to wood. If you want to paint your metal garage doors to match your wood siding, that’s easy with Rhino Shield.

3. Offers a Multi-Step Application Process

In many cases, when you hire painting contractors to put paint on your home, they just come out and apply the paint. With Rhino Shield, you get a lot more effective and involved multi-step application process. The contractors start with repairs. Then, they prepare the surface for the paint. This can involve everything from sanding down surfaces to safely removing lead-based paint. They tape everything to ensure clear cut lines, and finally, they apply the Rhino Shield coating. Once everything is done, they do a final check and make sure the look meets your standards.

4. Comes With a Guarantee

With traditional exterior house paint, you have to repaint every few years. With Rhino Shield, the coating is designed to last for at least 25 years. So that you can rest assured that happens, the coating comes with a 25 year warranty. If the color fades or other issues occur during that time, it’s all covered.

5. Boasts Special Offers

A lot of painting contractors only accept cash up front. At Rhino Shield, we know that it isn’t always easy to do. To help our clients, we offer great specials. Note that specials are subject to change, but we have offered deals such as 25 percent off if you find us online or interest-free, same-as-cash financing with payments over a three to 12 month period.

If you’re ready for a superior experience, contact Rhino Shield. Our painting contractors do an amazing job that provides your home with beautiful exterior house paint in an innovative new way.
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Why Rhino Shield is One of the Best Paint Companies for Exterior Paint

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Choosing the right exterior paint for your home is important. You want paint that will stand the test of time and look great. Rhino Shield is definitely one of the paint companies you should consider. Here’s why it just might be the right option.paint companies

1. Safe

When looking at various paint companies, you need to think about more than just how your home looks. You also need to think about the safety of the product you are choosing. Rhino Shield has a very low amount of VOCs. That stands for volatile organic compounds, and when inhaled, they can lead to cancer. If it gets on your skin while you’re painting, it’s also completely safe.

2. Encapsulates Lead

When you have our team of professionals apply Rhino Shield to your home, we also test for lead paint, and we take the time to safely remove it. Unfortunately, many paint companies don’t even test for lead, and that can be dangerous, especially if your existing paint is old.
That said, if you prefer to just apply Rhino Shield over your existing paint, it can encapsulate lead. Its thickness makes it safe to put over lead-based paint, and it holds in the lead so you don’t have to worry about it getting into the air and being inhaled by you, your family, your pets, or your neighbors.

3. Nonflammable

Annually, there are about 365,500 home fires in the United States—that’s the equivalent of 1,000 per day. These fires cause more than 2,500 deaths and over 11,000 injuries. To minimize your risk, it helps to choose the right paint companies, and Rhino Shield is nonflammable.
If you live in an area prone to wildfires, you may even qualify for a discount on your homeowner’s coverage. Rhino Shield’s class A fire and smoke rating resists these types of fires, and many home insurance companies offer special discounts as a result.

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4. Reduced Effects of Aging

Almost all exterior paint looks great right away, but the true test is whether or not the paint can withstand aging. Rhino Shield has been tested by BASF, a third-party company, and the paint excelled in regards to resisting the effects of aging.
BASF also tested Rhino Shield products for tensile strength, flexibility, breathability, and viscosity. This exterior paint excelled in all of those categories.

5. Multiple Colors and Custom Options

Safety and environmental friendliness is just one element to consider when choosing paint companies for your home. You also need to think about how it’s going to look. In addition to resisting aging as explained above, Rhino Shield also offers a huge range of colors.
You may even be able to customize your color, and you can use the online tool to visualize how different exterior paint colors will look on the outside of your home. You just upload a picture, choose a color, and test it out.

Now that you know why this is one of the best paint companies for exterior paint, it’s time to move forward. Contact Rhino Shield today, and learn more about getting this great product on your home.

Exterior House Painting Trends Throughout History

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

It’s common today to see a wide array of building materials and colors on residential homes when driving down the street. However, that wasn’t always the case.

If you are considering changing the look and/or color of your home’s facade, it can help to have some historical context for exterior house painting trends. This is particularly true if your home is considered to be historic.

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Colors (or a Lack Thereof)

Before the Revolutionary War, American homeowners did not use paint. Instead, the building materials themselves – white pine, white oak and white cedar, were both attractive and durable.

In the early 1800s, homeowners began using paints to color the exteriors of their homes, however these colors were usually limited to those derived from natural elements like colored clays, red iron oxide and lamp black. While there were some chemical-based blue and green colors available at this time, they were too expensive for the average homeowner. What’s more, the colors weren’t necessarily stable and could change.

In the mid-1850s, synthetic dyes and pigments were created. For the first time, regular homeowners had access to – and could afford – colored paint to change the look of their homes. Fast forward to the mid-late 20th century, when consumers could have specific paint colors mixed right in the store, giving homeowners the chance to have a custom color for the outside of their home.

Choosing House Painting Colors Based on House Style

If you are painting a house that was built before 1920 and want to use a white paint, consider instead using an off-white color, which is what would have been available to homeowners at that time.

If your home dates back to the latter part of the eighteenth century, you might consider house painting using earth tones and monochromatic schemes with your trim and siding. Colors available at that time were deep yellows, browns, grays, and reds.

Between about 1790 and 1840, homeowners favored off-white and cream colors for their homes’ exteriors, mimicking classic Roman and Greek themes. Homes from this period with shutters usually had a copper-based green paint, standing in sharp contrast to the home’s light color.

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Technology is Revolutionizing Exterior House Painting

Regardless of what color you want on the outside of your house, there’s a better way to get an attractive exterior today. Gone are the days of having to scrape and paint your house every few years to keep it looking nice.

Rhino Shield is a revolutionary product that is better than paint. In fact, homeowners who use Rhino Shield can go 25 years before having to paint their home again! Its application is not limited to wood siding, either. You can also use Rhino shield on brick, stucco, metal and vinyl surfaces to provide lasting protection.

When you choose Rhino Shield, you can count on prompt service, professional and experienced installers and skilled workmanship. To learn more about this versatile house painting product, contact your local office today at 877-678-2054, or request a free estimate online.

Stucco Siding

Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

There are several different types of sidings, each with their own benefits. Those sidings range anywhere from wood and metal, including steel and aluminum, to vinyl, fiber cement, and stucco.

Stucco, however, has a very distinct look, one that we absolutely love here at Rhino Shield! It has a smooth surface, allowing you to add coloring to your cement coats, as well as artistic designs, mosaics and murals into your stucco walls before the cement dries. Stucco is incredibly versatile and can be as traditional or creative as you are!

On top of that, it has several benefits. Made up of Portland cement, sand, lime, and water, stucco offers a solid, durable, and seamless exterior for your home. Stucco offers a natural resistance to fire, lasting durability, and is incredibly low maintenance, which for most homeowners is a necessity! And it only costs about $6-$9 per square foot to install. Stucco is an incredible insulator of both warm and cool air, and it won’t ever rot out.

Unfortunately though, stucco can sometimes develop several hairline cracks. Our APS (Adhesive Primer Sealer) works great to fill in minor cracks. Our products work great to keep water out, and our ceramic coatings help with insulation, and long lasting results that are sure to satisfy our customers.

If you find larger cracks, stucco patch fill ins may be required. If your stucco home is bowing away from the house, if it sounds hollow, or contains large cracks or holes, a professional fix may be required. We have two great partners:

Jeff at Advanced Stucco- (770) 592-1597

Randall- (770) 480-6173

And remember, Rhino Shield Georgia is here to help with all of your exterior housing needs no matter what type of siding you have! Call us today for a quote!

Rhino Shield Cost Comparison

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Over the last several months we’ve noticed you, our customers, searching for the cost of Rhino Shield. Although it varies drastically from one home to another, we wanted to let you know that we’ve heard you and we’re here to give you the best answer possible!

There are several different products that go hand in hand with the exterior of your home. Among these are vinyl siding, paint, and coating products. Rhino Shield falls into the latter of the three. Each product varies in price point. Vinyl siding can be extremely costly, whereas paint products fall on the lower end of the spectrum. Rhino Shield’s price point lies somewhere in between.

Our average sized project usually has an interior square footage of approximately 2600 square feet. A complete exterior coating on these homes usually range from $10,000-18,000. This is subject to the design and layout of the home. Not every home is the same, which is why the cost can vary significantly. We understand that this can be a huge investment in your home’s exterior, but here at Rhino Shield, we provide our customers with the best products and customer service available. Our products offer benefits that our competitor’s products do not.

Rhino Shield has a proven product that resists fading and is safe for the environment. We even carry a 25-Year Warranty. Investing in our exterior coating prevents costly maintenance by eliminating the need to repaint. Not only does our coating make your home look refreshed, renewed, and absolutely stunning, it keeps it looking that way for years to come.

Rhino Shield Ceramic Coating is durable, flexible, and low maintenance. It resists water penetration, and can provide you and your home with insulation benefits. It can even alleviate the stress that comes from outside noise. Our coating provides fire resistance, UV blockers, mildewcides, and algeacides, aiding in the protection of you and your home.

Vinyl sidings can be extremely pricey, but Rhino Shield has managed to beat out nearly every vinyl siding estimate out there! Vinyl also has several drawbacks. It tends to dent easily, and absorb pigments, making panel replacement nearly impossible. Regular paint, while less expensive, tends to fade fast and peel easily. Rhino Shield adds value to your home, and keeps it looking fresh and new for twenty five years. We know that you won’t be disappointed with out products, so give us a call and get your estimate today!

Bob Vila Endorses Ceramic Coatings

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Many of us know Bob Vila from his PBS six season series “This Old House” which premiered in 1979 and won several Emmys over the years. Since then, Vila has become a staple in the home improvement and restoration industry. He’s written several books and starred in many other television shows. He also has his own self titled home improvement website that gives “tried, true, trustworthy home advice.”

Bob Vila recently endorsed ceramic coatings in his web article “Ceramic Coatings for Increased Insulation,” and we couldn’t be more thrilled. If you weren’t sure of Rhino Shield before, you will be now!

Ceramic coatings have been around for years and have several advantages over regular paints and coatings. They help reduce thermal conductivity by using ceramic micro-spheres that offer lower conductivity than the traditional paint solids. This makes them very effective in preventing unnecessary heat loss or heat gain. As a result, insulation increases and power bills decrease. And who doesn’t like saving money?!

At Rhino Shield, we provide our customers with several different coating options including our different Rhino Shield Roof Coatings. These multi-layer, rubber-like coatings add extra layers of water sealant, helping keep roofs cooler and extending their lives by several years. Ceramic roof coatings often pay for themselves, as they are thousands of dollars cheaper than replacing a roof.

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This beautiful tropical green roof is coated with Rhino Shield’s Supershield Roof Coating. Our Supershield Roof Coating is specifically designed for metal roofs in need of a fresh look and some extra protection, and is offered in a sloped roof formula perfect for residential buildings, a flat roof formula for commercial buildings, and a ponding water formula for roofs in the most challenging of situations.

Our Rhino Shield Roof Coatings help increase energy savings, which is why we were awarded the US Department of Energy’s Energy Star Rating for TWO of our fabulous roof coatings! We pride ourselves on our incredible, long lasting products here at Rhino Shield. If you’re roof is in need of something to help spruce it up or protect it from natural outdoor elements, give us a call! And head over to Bob Vila’s website for more information on ceramic coatings and all things home improvement, because both Bob and Rhino Shield love your home just as much as you do!

Coated Brick: The Next Big Thing

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

With the rise in popularity of shows like HGTV’s Fixer Upper and Flip Or Flop, we’ve seen a spike in the number of clients painting or coating their home’s brick exterior. And Rhino Shield is loving this new trend just as much as our clients are.

This new craze brings a hint of modern flare to any type of home, and we are swooning at the finished product. So are two of our most recent clients who gave Rhino Shield rave reviews saying, “This crew was incredible. They worked so hard every day to transform this home- we are extremely pleased with their work and will readily promote Rhino Shield and the entire process.”

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Some of the more popular colors include varying shades of grey, cream, and white (like our most recent client’s chose). The transformation is stunning! Brick coatings turn typical brick houses into  stunningly elegant, and unique homes. The finished products are incredible but it’s no easy feat to transform these brick homes.

Brick is unique and special steps must be taken to ensure homes are fully protected. Brick, much like human skin, contains pores. Some brick is more porous than others. If a home has very porous brick, Rhino Shield must first apply a block filler to help fill in these pours for a smoother texture. After the brick is coated, it must be sprayed and back rolled to ensure any cracks and crevices are completely filled in. This gives homes the opportunity to take full advantage of the Rhino Shield product.

Rhino Shield is classified as a Low E Coating, helping lower the cost of energy bills, as well as protecting your home from outside elements for the next twenty five years. If you’re interested in coating your brick home with our product, give us a call. We are incredibly excited about this new craze, and can’t wait to hear from you soon!

Reward Yourself with a Rhino Shield Referral

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

October is creeping up fast, and we all know what that means! Cool weather, crisp air, boots, scarves, and pumpkin spice lattes. Before we know it, winter will be here, and our homes will be fighting frigid temperatures and winter storms. Now is the time to hunker down and take care of your home with a new exterior coating from Rhino Shield.

It’s low in maintenance, but high in value. It’s fire resistant, and protects your home from outside elements, especially the extreme temperatures and dry air that tend to come along with the upcoming winter season. Remind your friends and family to take care of their home before it’s too late, or too cold and we’ll send a little gift your way when they come in to see us!

Rhino Shield counts on our happy customers for positive advertising, and they never seem to let us down. So as a thank you, we’ve designed a program that rewards our customers for referring the names and contact information of friends, neighbors, relatives, and even those random strangers they just can’t help but tell about our amazing products.

For each one of your referrals, you will receive a gift certificate to a place of your choice for up to 3% of the sales price on their purchase. Some of our most popular gift certificates come from Home Depot and Lowes, but if you’d rather have a nice evening out with your husband, wife, or children, we can certainly do that too! And if you choose to forgo the gift certificate, Rhino Shield will donate that money instead to a charity of your choice. What better way to give back during the holiday season?

Our customers are having a lot of fun with our referral program, and so are we! Make sure to send everyone our way before the winter months hit, because who couldn’t use a little extra spending money for Christmas presents? Am I right?