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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!

 

Coastal Charm Draws Summer Vacationers

Friday, April 15th, 2016

Summer is fast approaching, and we can’t get enough of our beach styled homes along the coast of South Carolina and Georgia. Their transformations are absolutely incredible, and it’s been amazing to be a part of the process. We’ve seen a distressed house, revamped into a brand new home. We’ve used whites, creams, and coastal pastels to make properties look twice as big. We’ve even spruced up a few darker homes with brighter, more exotic colors helping restore energy and curb appeal to their exterior.

One of our favorites is this beachy blue bungalow, and although the color remained similar to its original, the new, fresh coat gave this home the pop of color it desperately needed to stand out amongst its neighbors! It’s easy on the eyes, and brings comfort to a home that had taken a hit from the surrounding salt air over the years. Our coating will keep this beauty 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, and moisture that comes from the surrounding ocean waters.

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This Savannah home was originally painted a rustic orange/peach color that gave it a more Spanish feel, lacking the classic qualities of the surrounding location.  Out of place amongst its neighbors, the owners decided it was time for a change. The new pastel color brings this home back to its roots, restoring its southern coastal charm, and making it look twice as big as it did previously. With Rhino Shield’s coating, it is sure to withstand any mold and mildew issues it may have encountered before. We think this place would make for a gorgeous Bed & Breakfast! Now if only we could convince the owner…

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We also are in love with this quaint coastal cottage. Filled with history, and charm, this beauty was simply in need of a fresh coat of paint, something that would last longer and protect it from the mold and mildew that come along with being near the water. We were happy to provide it with just that! Our coating made this stark white home look fresh and new, while protecting it from sun damage, and moist air. This home has a ton of character and we loved restoring it’s exterior, and bringing it back to life.

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Just looking at these projects, makes us want to start planning a vacation! So if you own a rental property along the Georgia or South Carolina Coast, or if your private residence is in need of a splash of color, a brighter hue, or a fresh coast of paint to prepare for the upcoming summer season, Rhino Shield has hundreds of color options that are sure to catch the eye of vacationers across the country!

Weather you have a taste for bright exotic colors, or soft pastels, Rhino Shield will bring you an end product that highlights the sweet southern charm of any coastal home from Hilton Head, South Carolina to Savannah, Georgia, all while protecting it’s exterior from all the things that come with being on the coast. No ordinary paint can promise that! We’re looking forward to the summer, and are excited to work with you on your coastal home!

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.

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.

Rhino Shield Ceramic Paint Protects Southern Homes

Friday, March 27th, 2015

knoxville Whether you live in Knoxville, Tennessee, Atlanta or Savannah, Georgia, or Hilton Head, South Carolina, when you need painting contractors for your residence, we have you protected with the very best exterior ceramic paint for your treasured home.

Rhino Shield ceramic paint is versatile enough to manage the extremes of weather that are experienced throughout these areas without cracking, peeling or fading. It consists of durable reflective ceramic beads, elastomeric (bendable) sealers, microbicides, algaecides and fungicides that fend off the sun’s harsh rays in Atlanta, endure high winds and stormy tropical weather in Savannah and Hilton Head, and yet also can gallantly stand up to snow and wood rot that occurs in the humid mountain regions of Knoxville, Asheville and Chattanooga.

Rhino Shield ceramic paint beats out Sherwin Williams and Turtle Coat for better protection of your home investment wherever you live. It can be used on almost any surface – from wood to Hardy Plank to metal – for complete protection from the elements.

With the dramatic summer thunder and lightning that occurs in mountainous regions such as Knoxville and Asheville, it is important to know that Rhino Shield is also Class ‘A’ fire rated. That means it has received the highest rating possible by an independent lab in accordance with U.S. Building Code standards. In short, flames do not spread quickly. Rhino Shield ceramic paint has a rating 0-25 on the Flame Spread Index (with asbestos rating 0 and redwood rating 100) to give your home the most fire protective coating possible.

We have a large territory to cover, but with five offices throughout the Southern states, we can have a team of professional painting contractors come out to weather-protect your house in a short time. Go to the About Us tab on our website and scroll down to Service Areas to see a map and find the office closest to you.

Schedule Home Painting Services Now

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

housepainter In Savannah, Georgia, and all around the South, a sure sign of Spring is the house painter. This is the time of year when property owners emerge from winter hibernation to beautify their gardens and their home with loving care. Give your home the best with Rhino Shield ceramic coating.

Throughout Savannah and outlying areas such as Bluffton, South Carolina, it’s time to go ahead and schedule your home painting services with Georgia Coatings. We proudly offer Rhino Shield ceramic coating in any of 1,500 colors! So go ahead and decorate for Spring.

Our experienced home painting services technicians inspect your home and provide a written estimate up front. A hallmark of their professionalism is the careful detail they put into prep work. Our teams thoroughly power wash your home to rid it of any dirt and loose debris. Then they sand down and repair and caulk surfaces, and carefully mask windows before applying the ceramic coating. Rhino Shield ceramic coating can be applied to almost any surface, including Hardy Plank.

Exceptional home painting services continue after the paint dries. After our team applies the finish coat, they go around again and carefully touch up any spots for a perfect finish. Clean-up leaves your Savannah or Bluffton property spotless. We follow through with a final inspection and a 25 year warranty against peeling, chipping and cracking.

Call us or contact us online to schedule your home painting services now with Rhino Shield ceramic coating. With just three to five days of a little inconvenience, your home will look beautiful and be protected for a lifetime.