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Home Show Excitement

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

It’s one of our favorite times of the year: home show season! And it’s in full swing. We have several upcoming home shows all across the southeast, starting this weekend, February 9th- 11th.

The North Atlanta Home Show, the largest home show in Gwinnett County, will be held at the Infinite Energy Center in Duluth, Georgia. This year is the show’s 21st anniversary, and they’ve expanded to include an outdoor living expo. Over 150 companies will be there to help with your home improvement needs, inside and out! And don’t miss Terrapin Beer Co. who will be offering beer samples throughout the show. Make sure to stop by Rhino Shield’s booth 829 for all your exterior painting needs.

If you’re in the Savannah area this weekend, make sure to stop by the 18th Annual Low Country Home and Garden Show at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center.  It starts at 2pm Friday and goes through Sunday, February 11th at 5pm. Regular admission for adults ages seventeen and up are $9. Seniors 65 and up, as well as retired military are $8. Children 16 and under, as well as active duty military are FREE. You won’t want to miss the rows and rows of home improvement ideas, from outdoor landscape and living areas, to indoor DIY projects, the Low Country Home and Garden Show has everything you’ll need to spruce up your home just in time for spring!

Rounding out February is the Dogwood Arts House & Garden Show February 16th-18th at the Knoxville Convention Center in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee. Shop hundreds of retailers and get expert advice on interior design, home improvement, gardening, and so much more. Over 300 exhibitors will offer innovative new ideas for your home and garden. With so much to do, it’s impossible for your family to get bored!

Rhino Shield can’t wait to see each of you at one of our upcoming home shows all across the southeast! There’s more to come, so keep checking back for updates.

 

Beautiful Savannah Homes Sport Rhino Shield Exterior

Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Savannah’s exterior is easily one of the most picturesque cities in all of Georgia. It is filled with manicured parks, cobblestone streets, Spanish moss, and antebellum architecture. Historical brick and stucco homes line the streets. It’s a southern hide away that draws people from near and far.

It has low country cuisine that is out of this world, and a beautiful river walk that keeps visitors busy all day long. With several gorgeous walking trails, and countless historical sites, Savannah makes it easy for people to call it home.

146 thousand residents occupy Savannah, several of which have turned to Rhino Shield to help keep the exterior of their home looking fresh and new for 25 years.

The damp, salty air of the coast can make it difficult to maintain the exterior part of any home or building. But Rhino Shield’s exterior coating is a durable, flexible, low maintenance wall coating that helps resist water penetration. It’s perfect for coastal homes and can be used on brick, stucco, and vinyl sidings, all of which are popular in the Savannah area.

Weather you’re looking to do a bright white, beachy pastel, or classic neutral, Rhino Shield has it all. From pinks and blues to creams and taupes, we have the perfect color for any type of home!

If you’re in the Savannah area, and are looking for a long lasting exterior coating that’s different from an every day paint, look no further! Head over to our website for more information or give us a call today at 678-205-4500.

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!

Rhino Shield Stands Up To Coastal Weather

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

floridastorm    People tend to joke that Savannah, Georgia, has only two seasons: warm and hot as Hades. But the third is hurricane season.  From about June through November oceanic tropical disturbances pelt Savannah and the coastline with torrential rains and strong winds. Yet Rhino Shield residential exterior paint can stand up to it all. Why? Rhino Shield exterior ceramic paint was developed in Florida specifically to battle the extremes of a coastal climate — moist heat, wind and rain, plus salt blistering and sand abrasion. See our  12 Reasons to Have Rhino Shield page on our website to learn more about independent test results. The hurricane season will be letting up soon, making the coming cooler,drier days the very best time of year to paint and protect your coastal home. Call Georgia Coatings to schedule a Rhino Shield exterior paint protection application plan for your home.  Brunswick and Savannah, GA residents along with Hilton Head, SC residents, call us at 1-912-335-6600 or 1-843-476-487.

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.

Make Your Home Siding More Efficient

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

run Here is a suggestion that may cut down on summer cooling bills. Regardless of whether you have Hardy Plank, brick, stucco, aluminum or a plastic home exterior, it is possible that you can have more energy efficient siding with durable ceramic Rhino Shield coating.

Let Georgia Coatings painting services apply Rhino Shield ceramic coating to your home. It takes only three to five days.

Alpharetta and North Metro Georgia residents are well aware of the high cost of air conditioning during a Southern summer. This is a good time to make your home siding somewhat cooler with Rhino Shield’s thick insulating coverage.

Georgia Coatings painting services technicians are experienced professionals who give you an up-front estimate, prepare or make repairs to the siding,  then use a primer sealer and finally a lustrous top coat that is more resistant to fading than many acrylic paints. Rhino Shield’s ceramic beads ‘bounce’ UV waves from the sun off the finished siding to help keep it cooler.

We use Rhino Shield specifically because it goes on thicker for better weathering protection. Tests by independent lab 3M have demonstrated that Rhino Shield’s ceramic microspheres reflect as much as 90% of UV waves off your home’s exterior siding. This “low E” UV protection acts similar to a sunscreen for your home, bouncing much of the sun’s harshest rays off of the siding, which may help to lower your siding’s surface temperature.

Call Georgia Coatings at 678-205-4500 for more information. Every house is different and some may not see the savings as much as others. This is another way to save: Rhino Shield is warranted against chipping and peeling for 25 years. You may never paint again.

Rhino Shield Superior Residential Siding Option

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

house-with-hardiplank When it comes to residential siding options, Rhino Shield is a superior choice. Regardless of whether your home has wood or metal siding, Hardy Plank, stucco, brick or stone, Rhino Shield ceramic paint covers smoothly and evenly for a beautiful look that lasts for decades.

Rhino Shield’s durable ceramic paint finish adheres tightly to almost any substrate to form a leak-proof barrier that keeps the substrate from deteriorating.

Atlanta, Georgia weather runs the gamut from heavy rains, to intense heat, to surprise ice storms lately. These extremes of weather would put any residential siding option to the test. Rhino shield ceramic paint holds up to all of it. Independent testing labs confirm the extent of its durability. And it comes with a 25 year warranty.

Make the superior choice in residential siding options. Call us at 678-205-4500 to schedule an evaluation.

Protect Your Coastal Home with Ceramic Insulating Paint

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

summerrain In the Low Country of the coastal plains near our Rhino Shield exterior painting contractors offices in Savannah and Brunswick, Georgia, and Bluffton and Hilton Head, South Carolina, homeowners are getting ready for another hot, humid summer with almost daily afternoon showers and occasional tropical storms.

Now is the best time to go ahead and weatherize your coastal home before the season is completely underway, with ceramic insulating paint expertly applied by Rhino Shield exterior painting contractors.

Our teams carefully inspect your home and repair current damage before applying a thick primer sealer, followed by a beautiful coat of Rhino Shield ceramic insulating paint. It only takes 3 to 5 days to get your home in top condition, and we back our work with a 25 year transferable warranty.

Rhino Shield ceramic insulating paint:
*Is essentially waterproof because it is ceramic
*Is resistant to mold and mildew, with special antimicrobial and anti-fungal ingredients
*Has a Low-E rating, with a coating that reflects heat off the house for lower A/C bills.
*Is designed especially for coastal areas. It has the paint industry’s highest salt tolerance.
*Has ceramic microbeads that stack together tightly to create a more weatherproof finish
*Is 8 to 10 times thicker than average paint, creating a more weather-protective barrier for your home
*Has one of the industry’s best fire ratings. In case of a lightning strike, flames spread slowly.
*Is still vapor permeable, allowing moisture buildup inside the house to escape.

Call our coastal Rhino Shield exterior painting contractors at (912) 335-6600 in Georgia or (843) 476-4877 in South Carolina to learn more.

Beautify For Spring With Rhino Shield Colors

Friday, May 1st, 2015

swatch_booklet Homeowners are outdoors in full force, cleaning up yards and landscaping for Spring. Now is the best time to spruce up your home’s exterior coating as well with an all new color scheme. Rhino Shield ceramic paint coating comes in an enormous assortment of 1,500 beautiful colors, from soft to bold to adventurous. What’s more, Georgia Coatings can match any color swatch from other paint companies such as Sherwin Williams and Behr.

Typically, residential home paint uses a palette of at least three colors that complement each other: a main one for siding, a deeper ‘signature’ color for doors and/or shutters, plus a quieter, more neutral shade for trim and gutters. If you are unsure what to choose, check out some of the combinations we feature on our website or have one of our Georgia Coatings professionals help out.

Start with the neighborhood. Note what residential home paint combinations your neighbors use. It is important to check your community covenant to see if there are limits to your choices.

Also, look at the locale. Soft greens and browns blend in nicely with the mountainous scenery near our Asheville, North Carolina or Knoxville and Chattanooga, Tennessee offices. Light, cool pastels and white residential home paint do better reflect the summer heat in coastal regions near our Savannah, Georgia and Hilton Head, South Carolina offices. Light colors there help to keep cooling bills lower, because dark colors absorb more wavelengths of light (thus heat), while light colors reflect the light.

Red brick commonly used in Atlanta and all over Georgia presents a special challenge that can be handled in one of three ways:
1) Tone down the red with soft whites and gray-toned neutrals;
2) Paint over it. Rhino Shield ceramic paint coating covers brick surfaces like a champ;
3) Go dramatic with black and white or other strong colors to match the intensity of the red brick.

If your objective is to sell the home, choose light neutrals which make a home appear larger and more cheery. Our Rhino Shield ceramic paint coating comes with a 25 year transferable warranty, which can also be a great selling point.

You can count on Georgia Coatings professionals to do an efficient and beautiful job. We always re-confirm the colors before applying. Give us a call. We’d be happy to tell you more.

We’re Featured In Atlanta Home Improvement Magazine

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

We’re proud to be featured in Atlanta Home Improvement Magazine with the following sponsored article. You can find Atlanta Home Improvement Magazine at more than 100 retail and professional locations throughout Atlanta, GA, or online at atlantahomeimprovement.com.

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