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Hilton Head, We Love You!

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Hilton Head is one of the most beautiful beach towns on the East Coast. It’s also one of America’s favorite islands. With long stretches of beautiful beaches, 24 golf courses, and tons of fascinating history, Hilton Head Island is a go to for vacationers all across the United States. It’s also home to over 40,000 people. That means thousands of homes are in need of durable, low maintenance coatings for their exteriors. Rhino Shield has the perfect solution!

Weather your home is stucco, cedar, hardiplank, or vinyl, our exterior coating will make your home look vibrant and fresh for the next 25 years! We even coat tabby shell stucco, a siding very common in the Hilton Head area (it’s to die for by the way).

If you’re a Hilton Head resident in need of a new coating for your home, we have just what you need! Our coating will keep your coastal home 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, as well as the moisture that comes from the surrounding ocean waters.

There are many factors that contribute to the gradual deterioration of a home’s exterior. These include the ultra-violet rays of the sun, humidity, mildew and fungi growth, as well as airborne salt and pollution. When your home is located on or near the beach, deterioration can occur 5-10 times faster than it would anywhere else.

At Rhino Shield, we offer our Rhino Shield Coating that has several advantages over other exterior paint brands currently on the market. Rhino Shield paint protects your home and helps it stay looking brand new for up to 25 years. Our coating has a Class A fire rating, resists UV light, air pollution, mildew, and lowers the rate of corrosion caused from salt air moisture that occurs as a result of coastal weather conditions.

Rhino Shield can adhere to all common exterior surfaces and reflect over 90% of the sun’s rays. And as most of you coastal homeowners know, the sun near the ocean is powerful all year around. Rhino Shield is also environmentally friendly (low-VOC) and non-toxic. It even has a ceramic base which means it will never chip or flake like other paint products tend to do.

If your a salt life fanatic, a beach bum, a Hilton Head resident, or property owner in the coastal area, we understand that the weather can wreak havoc on your beach home’s exterior. Salt damage is a constant concern for coastal homeowners. Our exterior paint will help protect your home as well as your investment for the next twenty five years. Give us a call today! We’ll be happy to help. And head over to Rhino Shield California for more information on the salty air.

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.

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.

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.