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Get The Jump On Spring With New Exterior Siding Ceramic Coating

Sunday, November 29th, 2015

house-with-hardiplankWith an extended season of delightful weather, now is the time to get a jump on your spring re-painting with Rhino Shield ceramic coating.

Our painting contractors are experts at beautifully and professionally re-painting your exterior siding in the space of only a week, with ceramic coating house paint that lasts 25 years or more. You’ll never paint again.

Call us to get on the schedule now. Not only will your home be ready for spring, but your exterior siding will also be armored with durable ceramic coating, ready for whatever nasty weather winter finally sends our way.

HOA and Zoning Laws Limit Exterior Siding Paint Palettes

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

swatch_bookletWhen it’s time to repaint your home’s exterior siding, Rhino Shield has an amazing 1500 colors to choose from! However, if you live in a covenanted community with a home owners association — or if you live within a city — there may be limitations to your imagination.

The president of a local HOA (name withheld by request) states, “We date back to 1978. Because our covenants and by-laws are so old, we also use the city’s codes and ordinances to govern property management.”

When a community member is ready to update his house’s exterior siding paint, this HOA president explains the procedure: ” We have an online application form, and we have an architectural committee that reviews the request. We require that they paint a three-foot square section on the side of their home, along with a sample of trim work, so we can approve or deny the color.”

Normally, neighbors are level-headed about their choices. However, the HOA president related one incident where the exterior paint color choice was so wrong that neighbors were calling in to cast their own votes. The committee handled the situation diplomatically by sending a representative to meet with the home owner to choose some similar but ‘toned-down’ options.

A home owner may not start painting until a letter of approval from the HOA has been received. Failure to follow HOA guidelines can result in fines and more.

The City of Snellville in Gwinnett County, for example, publishes a list of colors that are not required but are meant to be used as a guide to creating a compatible community. Their palette consists of muted ‘woodsy’ colors such as Sage, Appalachian Gray, Tavern Brown, Tobacco, Sandalwood, Biscuit and Blue Slate.

Rhino Shield ceramic coating will last for 25 years or more, so be sure to check with your HOA and city before committing to the colors!

Wintry Mix Damages Your Home’s Exterior Siding

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

wintrymix Wintry Mix. That’s the surprise package of gusting winds, rain, snow, sleet, ice and slush that suddenly descends on Atlanta and North Georgia when blasts of arctic winter air collide with the South’s early spring, seriously damaging your home’s exterior siding, especially wood siding, of which so many older homes in the South are made.

Your home’s exterior has been relaxing in the first warming sunlight of spring. But then cold rain blows into the exposed areas of the wood where your home’s exterior siding paint has cracked, chipped or peeled. When that rain ices, it expands rapidly, damaging the painted exterior and various substrates. As Atlanta’s weather warms again quickly before all the rain can fully dry off before the next invasion, mold and mildew build up in crevices left behind. Wood rot sets in. Metal substrates rust.

Repairing the damage to exposed exterior siding can cost a fortune. It’s best to be pro-active and weatherize your home investment now.
Rhino Shield ceramic coating beats any exterior paint as the best option to guard your home’s exterior siding. A team of our qualified experts will come to your home, repair the underlying damage, and then apply our beautiful and durable ceramic coating in a two-step process that will bond the ceramic coating tightly to your home’s siding, and cover it with a layer of elastomeric ceramic protection that is many times thicker than average house paint.

Rhino Shield’s ceramic microbeads bond together tightly to fend off the weather. The elastomeric properties of our ceramic coating bend and stretch as your home’s exterior expands and contracts with changing weather. And for those dear old Georgia homes, anti-mildew and anti-fungal ingredients in our coating’s thick emulsion to kill mold and protect your wood siding to preserve your home for many more years to come.

We are so sure of our product that it comes with a 25 year transferable warranty against cracking, peeling, or chipping. Don’t wait until there is more damage. Protect your home exterior siding now. We can get the process started this week.