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May Testimonials

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Good review, after good review have been pouring into the office over the last few months, and we are so excited to share some of those with you! Summer is here, as many of you can tell with the recent change in temperatures, and now is the time to spruce up your home for the summer outdoor weather, block parties, and cook outs. If you aren’t quite sure on what option to choose, continuing read, and we’re sure you’ll go with Rhino Shield!

Gerald Tully of Atlanta, Georgia recently gave us a five out of five rating in each of the ten categories listed on our ten question customer response survey. The ten questions are as follows:

  1. Were you satisfied with the time/dates available when scheduling your estimate appointment?
  2. Was your Rhino Shield by Georgia Coatings, Inc. representative courteous & knowledgeable?
  3. If you chose to utilize our financial loan services, did you feel you were given information in a timely manner?
  4. Did you feel that you were updated on a regular basis regarding the installation of your Ceramic Coating System?
  5. Did you feel that the crew members working on your home were courteous & dependable?
  6. Did the crew members properly clean up after completion of work?
  7. When calling our main office, were you treated in a friendly & helpful manner?
  8. How would you rate your over-all experience with Rhino Shield by Georgia Coatings, & your Ceramic Coating System?
  9. How would you rate the new appearance of your home?
  10. Would you recommend the Rhino Shield Ceramic Coating System to your family and/or friends?

Mr. Tully also said, “We are extremely pleased with all aspects of work. Prep was thorough and the finished coating is beautiful.”

James Moorehead of Atlanta, Georgia also gave us all fives, saying “Our home looks fantastic! Although we chose the same colors, it’s so much brighter and fresher looking. We’re looking forward to seeing a break in our electric bills.”

Rhino Shield prides itself on high quality products, and high quality customer service. We want our customers to feel confident in their decision to choose Rhino Shield, and as more good reviews roll in, we’re confident we’re succeeding. If your home is in need of some tender loving care, let us help! Head over to our home page, or give us a call today. We can’t wait to make you our next satisfied customer!

 

March Home Shows

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Last weekend was the start of a jam-packed month of Home Shows, and boy did we have a blast. We saw several new faces, and a few familiar ones too! Whether you’re a new client or old, we’re always happy to welcome you with open arms. And that’s exactly what we did at this past weekend’s incredible Home Shows.

We kicked off the busy month Friday, March 3rd at the Atlanta Log & Timber Show in Duluth, Georgia and headed south to Hilton Head, South Carolina Saturday March, 4th to the Sun City’s Eight Annual Home & Garden Expo . It was an exciting weekend, and we enjoyed meeting with all of those who stopped by our booth.

This weekend we’re heading north to Tennessee for both the 2017 Tri-State Home Show in Chattanooga and the Spring Knoxville Home & Garden Show in Knoxville. If you’re in the Tennessee area, stop by and see us Friday, March 10th- Sunday, March 12th at the Chattanooga Convention and Trade Center or Saturday, March 11th- Sunday, March 12th at the Knoxville Expo Center for some awesome exhibits, exciting giveaways, and beneficial information for your home. It’s going to be a busy weekend, and we can’t wait to share it with you.

Later in the month we’ll be back in Knoxville for the Indoor and Outdoor Living Show Friday, March 17th- Sunday, March 19th at the Knoxville Convention Center. It’s going to be HUGE, with an all new floor plan that is sure to blow your mind. You won’t want to miss this one!

But if you do, you’ll have two more opportunities in the month of March to get all the latest and greatest for your home. We’ll be rounding out the month at the Low Country Home & Garden Show in Bluffton, Georgia, as well as the Spring Atlanta Home Show in Atlanta. Drop by and see us Friday March 24th- Sunday, March 26th in Bluffton at the Buckwalker Regional Park or the Cobb Galleria in Atlanta for two Home Shows that are sure to have just what you’re looking for when it comes to your home.

Like we said, it’s quite a busy month for us here at Rhino Shield, and we’re excited for the opportunity to hit the road and meet with our clients face to face! Please come out and see us at one of the many home shows around the southeast. Home Shows run through April, and are perfect if you’re in need for some spring time inspiration. We look forward to seeing you!

 

Home Show Season in Full Swing

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

It’s hard to believe that another year has come and gone. 2016 was one for the books, and we want to thank each and every one of you for making it such a successful year for us. With the start of new year comes a variety of events and loads of excitement for all of us here at Rhino Shield! Top on our list is the exterior home business’s favorite and busiest time of year…Home Show Season!

This four month long stretch of back to back Home Shows is gearing up for its start the weekend of January 27th in Savannah, Georgia for the 2017 Low Country Home & Garden Show.  Home Show season will continue through the last weekend of April and will take place all over the southeast from Atlanta, Georgia to Knoxville, Tennessee.

Keep your eyes peeled for the Rhino Shield booths at your local Home Show, and stop by for information about all of our latest products and services. We’ll even be offering free tickets to some of our favorite Home Shows. Just give us a call at our local office to check on availability!

Our first Home Show, the 2017 Low Country Home & Garden Show, will be held in Savannah, Georgia at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center from Friday January, 27th through Sunday January, 29th. The Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show will be the following weekend in Knoxville, Tennessee at the Knoxville Convention Center. And if you’re looking to give your honey and your home some love on Valentine’s Day, check out the North Atlanta Home Show at the Infinite Energy Center February 10th-12th just outside of the city in Gwinnnett County. Rounding out our February list of Home Shows will be The Athens Home & Garden Show in Athens, Georgia February 24th-26th at the Classic Center.

We’ll be adding several other Home Shows to our list through the end of April so keep an eye out for Home Shows in your home town.  Trust us, you won’t want to miss all of the fun, excitement, and giveaways! We’ll see you there!

 

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!

Happy Father’s Day from Rhino Shield

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Father’s Day is Sunday, and boy did it sneak up on us quickly this year! If you’re out scrounging around for last minute gift ideas, fear not! Rhino Shield is here to help, and what better way to say thank you to your dear ole dad, than with a new paint job for the exterior of your home? That’s one less thing he’ll have to worry about, and really, what dad couldn’t use a break from all that manual labor that comes with being a homeowner?

Not in need of a paint job? We have several other services that can help lighten the load for your dad as well. Make sure to contact us with any questions. We’ll be happy to help.

If your budget is a little bit smaller, that’s okay! Here are a few other gift ideas that dad is sure to love:

  1. Home Depot Gift Card- Because what dad doesn’t love free money to spend at a home improvement store?
  2. Paintball- We all know that men never fully grow up. And what better way to bring out dad’s inner child than with a day out playing paintball? Plus, he’ll enjoy the extra quality time with the ones he loves.
  3. Man Cave Decorations- Is dad in need of some new decor for his hide away space? Head over to Boys Fort to order some incredibly unique and masculine decor, perfect for an office or man cave! They’re run locally out of Portland, Oregon so you know you’ll find something quirky and interesting for the greatest man in your life.

Here at Rhino Shield, we have several fathers we’d like to give a special shout out and thank you to! Your hard work, loving hearts, and goofy spirits are loved and enjoyed by all those who come in to contact with you.

Jeff could not be any prouder to call this young woman, Jessica, his daughter.  He speaks to everyone with great pride of Jessica, including customers! Jessica adores her dad, and looks up to him with great respect as a role model for hard work and success, as well as love and laughter.

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Tim is the father of Shelby, our Social Media Director, and she could not be prouder to call him dad. He is an incredibly hard worker, and has taught her so much about life over the past 25 years. He is adventurous, and has a quirky sense of humor. She is honored to have him as a father.

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Shaun comes from a blended family, and treats each child as his own. He is an awesome example of respect and love.  Shaun does a great job in and out of the office, and we are proud to have him as our project manager. He truly is the definition of class.

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Gilbert not only has two sons, but a grandchild as well. Originally from Puerto Rico, Gilbert now resides in Georgia. He is an incredibly hard worker, but is working his way towards retirement, and will be leaving us in the near future. We are happy to have had him with us over the last ten years, and wish him nothing but the best after retirement.

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To all the other Rhino Shield dads out there, we are forever grateful for what you do for our company, your children, and your families. Happy Father’s Day everyone. Enjoy the weekend, and relax! You deserve it!

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Commercial Projects Keep Us Busy

Monday, June 13th, 2016

The exterior home industry may be our forte, but we love taking on bigger projects as well. Weather it be a home, business, church, or school, every building needs a little tender loving care from time to time. This month we’ve started working on several commercial projects and are so excited to see what the finished product looks like.

Last week we started work on Shallowford Free Will Baptist Church in Marietta, Georgia. This gorgeous church has been loved and cared for over the years, and doesn’t need a whole lot of work. Just a few exterior adjustments to help protect from harmful outside elements, and this church will be looking brand new in no time!

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Back in 2004, we worked on Pinnacle Credit Union. Its main office is located in Atlanta, Georgia with a secondary branch located in Eatonton, Georgia near Lake Oconee. It’s been almost twelve years and this quaint little bank is still looking as great as it did years ago.

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There are several other projects in the works, and we can’t wait to share them with you. Here at Rhino Shield, we work on almost any project we can get our hands on. From condos and apartment complexes, to churches and school buildings, banks and credit unions, small businesses and large businesses. We do it all! Our products are award winning, and so is our customer service, so let us know what we can do for you, no matter how big or large the project may be!

Happy Mother’s Day from Rhino Shield

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Mother’s Day is just a few short days away, and we’re hoping by now that you’ve found the perfect gift for the woman who has put up with all your nonsense over the years. Because let’s be honest, kids can be pretty difficult at times. Yet even at our worst, our moms still find a way to love us. Sometimes we take for granted all that our moms do, and we forget that they are complete and total rockstars. They work, they cook, they clean the entire house. They run a million different errands for a million different people, all while being patient, kind, graceful, nurturing, loving, and completely selfless. The least we can do is celebrate them on the one day a year made to do just that! Mother’s Day is our opportunity to show them  how appreciated and loved they truly are.

For those of you who tend to be procrastinators, here’s a couple of gift ideas we know all the moms out there will love.

  1. A Day at the Spa- What woman doesn’t love a good massage, facial, or mani/pedi? Massage Envy has branches located all over the United States, but make sure to check out your local Spas too!
  2. Volcano Candles- If you haven’t heard of these heavenly scented candles, you’re missing out. They may be a tad bit pricy, but they’re worth it. Anthropologie is always stocked full of them, and if they don’t fit perfectly within your budget, that’s okay! They have a ton of great smelling alternatives.
  3. Personalized Necklaces- We love supporting local businesses, and what’s better than adding a sentimental touch to an already beautiful gift? Stamped & Finch, owned by Brookwood graduate Lindsey Warren,  creates hand stamped and customized jewelry and accessories, and is the perfect gift for all of the moms out there. With only a few days until Mother’s Day, make sure to put in those orders with her ASAP.
  4. Magnolia Market– Chip and Joanna Gaines, of HGTV’s Fixer Upper, have an entire market full of dreamy home décor. And if you don’t have time to fly out to Waco, Texas, you can order the perfect gift for mom at their online store. They have everything from cake stands to wall art, and tea towels to t-shirts.
  5. Rhino Shield Exterior Home Makeover- We couldn’t resist! Although women many times tend to focus more of their attention on the interior of their homes, let’s face it, it all starts with the exterior. So we’re here to give the mom in your life the perfect facelift for the exterior of her home, one that will last 25 years! Now that’s pretty awesome.

Here at Rhino Shield, we have several moms who we think are the greatest thing since sliced bread. Roxanne Ecklund, owner of Rhino Shield, is mother to Jessica, who currently attends college in Savannah, Georgia and is a part of the United States Army Reserves.

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Christina Grant is one of the newest members of the Rhino Shield team, and is a mommy-to-be! Christina, a Brookwood High School graduate, is 19 years old and expecting a beautiful baby boy in late August. We know she’s going to be a wonderful mother, and are so excited for her and her fiancé who plan to get married in early 2017.

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Beth, the mother of Shelby Castagna, our Social Media Director, is in her words, “a superhero.” It doesn’t matter how old we are, we’ll always need our moms.

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Shaun, Rhino Shield’s Project Manager, and his wife of four years, Nicole have a beautifully blended family. Nicole is the manager of Anytime Fitness in Dacula, Georgia and is both a dedicated wife and mother to their three children.

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We have several other mothers who are a part of our Rhino Shield family. We’d like to wish them, and all of the Mothers and Mommys-To-Be out there a very Happy Mother’s Day. We appreciate all that you do for your children, and hope that today is relaxing, and stress free. You deserve it!

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!

Satisfied Customers Share Success with Rhino Shield

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Last month we discussed our high ratings amongst the Better Business Bureau and Angie’s List. Those ratings wouldn’t be what they are today without our incredible team, or the wonderful customers we have. They take the time to share their Rhino Shield experience with others, and we fully appreciate that. Over the last few weeks we’ve wrapped up several different projects, and many of our clients have written in to tell us how the process went for them.

Stacy of Atlanta gave our team all fours and fives on the Customer Response Survey, and included a handwritten note praising the work of our employees. This is what Stacy had to say: “Fantastic job! Very pleased with the outcome and the house looks great. German was awesome to work with during the process.”

Beverly of Rockmart said, “I couldn’t have asked for nicer, more courteous or professional people to work with. They were a pleasure to have around and I would certainly recommend them to all my friends.”

Melissa of Atlanta gave us fives across the board saying, “A&G Construction did an outstanding job repairing and painting! [They were] excellent to work with.”

Bonnie, also of Atlanta, gave us all fives as well saying, “Carlos and his helper did a very good job on my home. They are very hard workers. I am very pleasured with the appearance of my home after Rhino Shield.”

Whether it be through letters, surveys, or Home Show visits, it’s always a pleasure to hear from our customers on how we’re doing! We strive to provide the best service and product to our clients, working to make each customer’s experience pleasant and stress-free . We want to not only meet, but exceed your expectations, and it looks like we’re doing just that!

Happy Thanksgiving From Rhino Shield

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

happy-thanksgivingAt this time of giving thanks, we at Georgia Coatings and Rhino Shield want to thank our customers for your interest, support and friendship.

We love what we do! We don’t just think of ourselves as painter contractors, but as providers of a quality service that will protect your home for at least another generation.

Thank you for giving us the opportunity to work for you. Thank you for the many new relationships and friends we have made over the year. Thank you for your feedback and referrals that give us encouragement and also serve as a guide to becoming better.

From all of us at Georgia Coatings and Rhino Shield painter contractors, we wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving!