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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 Transformations

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Rhino Shield has been busy all across the country brightening, rejuvenating, and giving hundreds of home’s an exterior coating that will last for the next twenty five years. Our extraordinary coating product can be applied to stucco, hardiplank, masonite, LP, brick, block, or trim. The options are endless. Just look at the difference in this gorgeous cedar home in Dallas, Georgia.

Something that was once dark, worn, and slightly weathered from years of love by Mother Nature, was brought back to life with a simple color change and a coating unlike any other.

Rhino Shield by Georgia Coatings serves much of the Southeast including Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee. We are incredibly versatile and love a good challenge.With several projects going on at once, we’re always busy. Currently, Rhino Shield is working on a lead removal project in Athens, Georgia.

There’s a lot that goes into safely removing lead paint from the exterior of a home. Our client and crew’s well being is of the upmost importance to us here at Rhino Shield. Thorough preparation, meticulous attention to detail, and a safety oriented focus on the job site plays a crucial role in the success of a project. And things are rolling right along in Athens.

 

Once the lead paint is removed, we’ll be able to start applying our exterior coating, bringing this gorgeous colonial home back to life. Check back with us towards the end of the month for updates and after pictures of this uniquely picturesque home!

Rhino Shield is proud of the work we do and the transformations we create for homes all across Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee. If your home is in need of a transformation, give us a call. We’ll be happy to help!

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

They say, “April showers bring May flowers,” but what they fail to mention are the extensive amount of wood repairs that come along with it. Luckily, Rhino Shield is here to help with two of our amazing products that withstand both the test of time and weather. Our Adhesive Primer Sealer and Durable Finish Coat make for the perfect pair in protecting wood and other exterior surfaces which tend to get damaged with heavy rain and moisture.

Our Adhesive Primer Sealer is the perfect product to protect your home’s exterior, and it works wonders on several different exterior surfaces including wood, plywood, stucco, cement, block, brick metal,clay, and stone. You can use it on just about any surface. The list goes on and on! APS can even be pushed into porous surfaces to seal both small cracks and voids on the exterior of your home or business. Made with a high resin formula, APS goes on white, and drys a tacky transparent membrane, protecting surfaces from any future mold or mildew growth that comes along with frequent spring and summer showers. If you’re living in the south, especially the Metro-Atlanta area, we know summer storms have become a regular occurrence for you. Protecting your home from those storms is at the top of our to do list. Is it at the top of yours? If it is, this is the perfect product to start with!

Finish up the process of protecting your home with our Durable Finish Coat, specially formulated with an acrylic urethane-elastromeric coating containing 3M microspheres as a primary solid. In simpler terms, DFC is a ceramic coating that enhances the beauty of the exterior of your home, all while protecting it from harmful outside elements. It seals cracks, expanding and contacting with temperature changes.¬† While the product’s main focus is on water proofing resisting mildew, algae, and fungi, it also adds insulation and sound-blocking features that you’ll greatly appreciate as well. Because of its superior dirt pick-up resistance, DFC is sure to look great for years to come, with little maintenance for you! More protecting, and less stressing. That’s the perfect combination for any home owner out there!

The same holds true for the property managers of these wood condos in Athens, Georgia. These beautiful condos experienced severe wood damage after several years of spring and summer showers.

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We came to the rescue and turned the rotting exterior into something amazing! They look brand new, and have a woodsy, outdoorsy feel that we know the residents love. They look great, and will stay looking this wonderful for years to come.

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We know how easy it can be to put off work on your home, but our products make it easy and painless for our customers to maintain the beauty of their home. And it’s long lasting which is even better! For more information on our Adhesive Primer Sealer and Durable Finish Coat, visit our website, or contact us at 1-850-424-6805. We promise that next year the only thing those April showers will bring, are beautiful May flowers!

PROTECT Stain & Sealer

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

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This month, we are excited to introduce Rhino Shield’s newest product, PROTECT Stain and Sealer. With several sealers already on the market, we are convinced the benefits from ours outweigh the rest. If you’re looking for a product that will protect your decks, rails,¬†stained doors, log homes, and cedar shakes, PROTECT is the product for you! And it’s a great alternative to paint, never taking away the natural beauty of your wood grain. It will restore and protect surfaces from water damage and UV rays, giving your home a more durable exterior for years to come.

Our product has undergone extensive independent lab testing, ensuring it’s long lasting performance and durability, and outperforming several other formulas already on the market. Our revolutionary nanotechnology not only helps fight harmful UV rays, but also provides an excellent gloss and color retention for the surfaces of your home. The secret to our formula is its micro silicone additive polysiloxane, which dramatically improves water resiliency, especially on wood surfaces, resulting in an extended lifespan for your wood!

In addition, PROTECT is abrasion resistant, protecting the surfaces of your home from normal, every day wear and tear caused by foot traffic and the like. PROTECT comes in unlimited colors, and is sure to match or surpass your expectations, just like it did ours. Head over to our main page and request a brochure for more information. You won’t be disappointed!

Let Rhino Shield Home Painting Services Complete The Purchase

Friday, May 29th, 2015

8 It’s the time of year when most families purchase another home and make the big move before school starts again. When you find the right home, don’t be dismayed if the exterior is weathered. No matter if the exterior is brick, siding, wood or anything else, Rhino Shield home painting services can help. A new coat of paint can make a bargain home look brand new again. It would be a home you could be proud to live in. Contact us about our home painting services. Our expert painters work efficiently, using Rhino Shield ceramic coating paint. Your newly coated and protected home could be ready by move-in.

Rhino Shield ceramic coating paint goes on smoothly and dries quickly to form a thicker barrier against the elements than standard house paints. For Chattanooga, Tennessee, residents this means Rhino Shield ceramic coating paint can take anything that all four seasons have to throw at it: subtropical heat, rain (especially rain), snow and heavy winds. Rhino Shield ceramic coating paint forms the ultimate protective shield for your new investment.

When you call our Rhino Shield home painting services, we’ll gladly come out and give you a free estimate. Rhino Shield ceramic coating paint comes with a 25 year transferable warranty against cracking and peeling. It’s going to be a new home you’ll love for many years. Call our Chattanooga / Eastern Tennessee office at 423-201-4111 or 865-219-3070 to get started. We also specialize in protecting log homes. 7

Rhino Shield Residential Ceramic Coatings Cover All

Thursday, June 26th, 2014
When it comes to house paint, Rhino Shield ceramic coating has got you covered from top to bottom.
 
Our Nature’s Cote interior ceramic coating is water based, low VOC, and made of tiny ceramic spheres that go on smoothly and evenly. Nature’s Cote comes in beautiful, rich colors, and is dirt-resistant, insulating, and has a Class ‘A’ fire rating. It goes on smoothly right over the old bathroom wallpaper, kitchen paneling or basement concrete. You can even paint the brick fireplace.
 
Outside, Georgia Coatings uses a two-step exterior painting method starting with Adhesive Primer Sealer that fills in the little cracks and forms a water-tight barrier against the elements to keep your home safe from dry rot, mold, mildew and fungus. This coating also adheres to any variety of outdoor surface, including, brick, stucco, plank, metal and concrete.
 
Step Two is the color application, available in 1500 shades, of ceramic Durable Finish Coat. Here, Rhino Shleld combines elastomeric acrylic with a urethane resin to provide additional waterproofing that is pliable enough to expand and contract with the vagaries of extreme weather conditions. Your beautiful finish comes with a 25 year guarantee against peeling or cracking.
 
Want to cover the roof, too? We can do that, too, with the same high quality ceramic coating that maintains color, blocks UV rays and heat, and contains water barriers to repel moisture.
 
Don’t forget the deck (or the natural finish log cabin). Rhino Clear protective waterproofing sealer has the same algeacides, fungicides and mildewcides. Comes in clear, glossy or a variety of semi-transparent hues meant to bring out the beauty of the wood.
 
Why stop there? We carry products to protect your garage inside and outside as well.
 

Benefits of Red-Iron Metal Primer

Monday, April 28th, 2014
Rhino-Shield’s Red-Iron Metal Primer (RMP) is superior for treatment of outdoor – as well as indoor – ferrous metals. Those are the kind that break down and rust, such as iron, steel and aluminum. Unless a red iron metal primer is applied, no matter how thickly a ‘rustable’ surface is painted, the rust will continue to occur and eventually bleed through to your newly painted surface.
 
Our Red Iron Metal Primer prepares the surface of metals, encapsulating rusted areas to make them smoother for a final coat that is durable, less subject to cracking and peeling, and more beautiful. RMP metal primer is high in solids such as zinc and red iron oxide that cover and protect the metal from further rust and corrosion. It is used in situations where sandblasting or acid removal is not recommended for corrosion.
 
RMP is ideal for industrial buildings, steel roofs, metal window trim, plus wrought iron foyer railing and fencing that is prevalent at so many older southern homes. 
 
Once the metal primer has been applied, we follow up with a color coat of thick and durable Rhino-Shield ceramic coating for high performance protection from further weathering. Rust and corrosion are held in check for decades to come.
 

Weatherproof Your Roof with Supershield

Thursday, April 24th, 2014
You can have a weatherproof roof  for decades with Super Shield, Rhino Shield’s superior elastomeric ceramic coating product made specifically for the harsh effects of cold, wind, rain, heat and UV rays that directly attack a roof.
 
Super Shield ceramic coating covers just abut every roofing material imaginable, including clay tiles, shingling or metal.
 
A base coat seals all substrate cracks to prevent water penetration that could lead to mold and mildew.
 
A second coat our thick, durable Super Shield coating contains ceramic microspheres and elastomeric resins that resist rain – even in high wind conditions, to create a double barrier against moisture and cracking, giving you a weatherproof roof.
 
Our Cool Colors technology deflects the sun’s UV rays to reduce roof temperature. You’ll see a difference in your air conditioning bills this summer.
 
It’s a simple way to update the appearance of your property and increase its longevity with a beautiful weatherproof roof. Super Shield comes in 1,500 colors and has a 25 year written guarantee.
 
Call Georgia Coatings at 678-205-4500 or complete our easy website contact form for a free onsite estimate today!

Origins of Ceramic Coating

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
Rhino Shield ceramic wall and roof coating is a durable combination of tiny elastomeric polymer spheres mixed with urethane resins that combine into a tough yet flexible and breathable coating that adheres tightly to almost any surface.
 
Ceramic Coating is the result of  generations of scientists seeking a coating that would be stronger, smoother to lessen friction, corrosion-resistant and able to withstand extremes of temperature and water.
 
Organic polymer powder coatings go back to as early as the 1940s when German scientists sprayed it on metallic parts to cut down on friction. By the mid-1950s resin was introduced to turn the powder into a fluid coating, and the process was patented. Original uses have always been for abrasion and corrosion solutions. Since the 1960s ceramic coatings have been utilized heavily in the space program.
 
Why choose ceramic clay as a base for coating? Because as far back as 1st century Greece, builders used coatings of burned clay to insulate and provide extra protection. it had the additional property of mixing well with fats and dyes to provide durable color. Meanwhile, the clear substance we know as lacquer (a resinous coating made from insects) was being developed in the Indus Valley to protect the surface of special items that required much care.
 
In the 1950s German scientist Dr. Erwin Gemmer combined resin and ceramics to make a fluid coating that  could be applied to almost any surface. Prior to that, powdered ceramic coating could only be flame-sprayed, so its uses were limited only to high heat metals. This was a tremendous breakthrough.
 
Current uses for ceramic coatings are seen everyday on non-stick frying pans, in combustion chambers of high performance vehicles and jet engines, in machinery that is subject to a great deal of friction, and for automotive and industrial coatings that have a lasting finish, such as for pipes and towers, as well as missile nose cones and outer space equipment, and for biomedical implants. 
Now your home can have the same durable coating as a space shuttle! Our Rhino Shield ceramic coating covers almost any surface, and protects your home from extremes of heat and cold, UV rays, water vapor and even noise to some degree. Our coating comes with a 25 year transferable warranty against cracking and chipping. You’ll never paint again. 
 
To get started, just call us at Georgia Coatings for a free on-site estimate at 678-205-4500, or use our convenient website contact page.

Commercial Uses for Rhino Shield Coating

Thursday, March 27th, 2014
Although the majority of our business is in taking care of individual homes, we at Georgia Coatings would like to point out some commercial uses for our superior Rhino Shield Ceramic Coating. We are proud to carry such a fine product.
 
By now you may have become aware that Rhino Shield coating has been featured on HGTV, and has been used to restore and protect many historical homes, churches and various landmarks, coating everything from stately steeples to elegant wrought Iron fences to keep them beautiful for years to come.
 
In addition, you’ll find our product protecting retail stores, government buildings, universities and other institutions worldwide. It’s a wise investment for longevity, keeping the budget lean.
 
Unusual applications include NASCAR’s Aerodyn wind tunnel. Our hardy Rhino Shield Coating can withstand the 100 mph generated winds that would shred any latex paint.
 
Our coatings are used on government and commercial buildings throughout the world, particularly in areas such as the Middle East, Africa, Asia, South America and the Arctic, where buildings are exposed to extremes of heat, cold, monsoons, ocean salts, deserts, and the tropical mix of heat and rain that can break down standard paints quickly.
 
That’s how durable our coating is. Surely you want to give your home the same superior protection. Call Georgia Coatings today for an onsite estimate.