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Coastal Homes Rock Rhino Shield Exterior Coating

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

The eastern coastal areas of Hilton Head, Bluffton, Beaufort, Savannah, and Sun City are packed with beauty. From historic homes in the heart of Savannah, to million dollar beach bungalows in Hilton Head, the east coast has it all! Including salt filled air and UV rays from the summer sun. This makes the east coast a prime location for Rhino Shield’s exterior coating.

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 hardi plank, stucco, vinyl, and even cedar planked homes, all of which are popular in these marshy coastal areas. Check out two of our most recent coastal home projects below!

Cedar Plank Home- Bloomingdale, Georgia

Stucco Home- Bluffton, South Carolina

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When your home is located on or near the beach, deterioration can occur 5-10 times faster than it would anywhere else. Rhino Shield’s exterior 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.

With hundreds of color options to choose from, the possibilities are endless. And no matter what the weather, Rhino Shield homes will continue looking great for 25 years! If you’re a coastal resident looking for a better option when it comes to your home’s exterior, give us a call today. You won’t be disappointed.

 

7 Tips for Selecting the Best Exterior House Paint

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Occasionally, every homeowner needs to repaint their home, and instead of reaching for the same brand of paint you always use, you may want to take some time to look for the best exterior house paint. How do you determine which paint is the best? Make sure it meets the following qualifications.

Look for a Wide Range of Color Options

Ideally, your home should reflect your personal sense of style, and to make that possible, you need to choose an exterior paint that comes in a wide range of different colors. The best exterior house paint options usually let you customize a color. RhinoShield exterior paint features a color palette with a variety of different hues and if none of those suit you, we can also match colors from Home Depot, Sherwin Williams, Porter, Pittsburg, Valspar, and Behr.

 

Opt for Exterior Paint That Works on Multiple Surfaces

Unfortunately, a lot of exterior paint only works well on wood or other popular materials. In contrast, the best exterior house paint can go on almost any type of surface including vinyl, brick, and stucco. That lets you update your wood siding, but also your brickwork, metal flashing, garage doors in a variety of materials, and multiple other surfaces.

 

Choose Paint That Promises to Last

Generally, homeowners have to repaint their homes every 3-5 years or so, subject to the type of siding you have. Now, there are exterior paints that can last up to 25 years. If you just want to sit back and enjoy your home without worrying about the need to constantly repaint, you may want to opt for a paint that lasts a long time.

 

Insist on a Warranty

That said, if a paint is truly going to last, its manufacturers should be willing to back up that claim with a warranty. Ideally, you want a warranty that covers both the labor and the paint. Then, if the paint ever chips or has other issues, you can get it done for free. On top of that, you should look for a transferable warranty. That means the warranty stays intact, even if you sell your home to someone else.

 

Look for Additional Features

The best exterior house paint isn’t really paint at all. Rather, it’s a contemporary improvement on paint that is actually a ceramic coating. This type of paint does more than just change the color of your home. It also insulates your home, adds some fire-protective capabilities, and resists damage from salty air. Read more about the great benefits of ceramic paint.

 

Go Green

While you want your home to look great, you don’t want that to hurt the environment. If possible, look for exterior paint that promises to be green. The painters should be able to remove lead following EPA guidelines, and the paint itself should have low levels of VOCs.

 

Work With Quality Painting Contractors

Once you find the best exterior house paint, you need quality contractors to apply it for you. Top notch painting contractors go over your home and make repairs before they get started. Then, they apply the paint in a professional and timely matter. You don’t have to worry about the color from the siding bleeding onto the trim, or paint for the wood shutters getting on your brickwork. When you choose quality painting contractors, they ensure the job is done correctly.

 

If the above descriptions sound like the best exterior house paint for you, you need Rhino Shield. This paint improves your home, comes in a range of colors, and features a 25-year warranty. To learn more, contact us today.

Protect Your Home From Summer Heat with New Roof Paint

Monday, April 30th, 2018

With the summer approaching, you’re probably doing all sorts of spring cleaning and yard maintenance to get your home ready for the season, and in addition to your regular to-do list, you might want to consider investing in roof paint. Painting your roof with Rhino Shield offers a host of benefits.

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Sun Blocking Benefits of Roof Paint

Your roof is a huge area that is often directly exposed to the sun. Traditionally, a lot of roofs are dark colors, which attracts a lot of sun. As the roof heats up in the sun, a lot of that heat goes into your home. That, of course, increases the temperature in your home, causing your air conditioner to run all the time. Ultimately, that leads to wasted energy and high utility bills.

Rhino Shield roof paint helps to disrupt this process. With this roof paint, you can turn your roof a light color, which instantly encourages sunlight to bounce off rather than to get absorbed. On top of that, this paint’s unique formula has sunblock capabilities built in, regardless of the color you choose.

 

A Variety of Roof Paint Options

When you decide to use Rhino Shield roof paint, you get a variety of options. That makes it easy to meet the unique needs of your home, office, or commercial building. In particular, here are some of the options:

  • Red Iron Oxide for metal roofs
  • Rhino Clear Protective Waterproof Sealer for asphalt roofs
  • Super Shield Roof One Coat

 

Protection Against Rust

Unfortunately, with metal roofs, rust can be a concern. To protect your roof, you should add a coating of red iron oxide. This waterproof barrier prevents water from getting to the metal and leading to rust.

 

Waterproofing

When you opt for the sealer, this helps to protect your residential roof. Although rust is not an issue in this situation, asphalt shingles can be very hospitable to mold or mildew. The clear coat option is great on asphalt shingles.  You can also use this coating on log cabin metal roofs. The clear coat has a great sheen to hit in solid or clear.

 

Roof Paint That Insulates

In addition to blocking the sun’s harsh rays and protecting against rust, some roof paints actually insulate your roof. In particular, the Durable Finish Coat fills this role. That can be useful both in the summer and the winter. During the summer, it keeps the heat outside, while in the winter, this roof paint helps to keep the cold out.

 

Works on Multiple Surfaces

The Super Shield Roof One Coat works on a range of different surfaces including concrete, asphalt, primed metal, and tile. Regular paint doesn’t stick to many of these surfaces, but this roof paint is different. It is made of elastomeric ceramic that can stick to almost anything, and as it seals your roof, it can also work as an alternative to reroofing.
To learn more, contact us at Georgia Coatings today. We can help you choose the best roof paint for your home or commercial building. Then, we can apply it and do repairs as needed.

April Showers Bring May Flowers and Mold

Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

April has always been known for it’s heavy rain and cloudy days. This year has been no exception. We’re beyond ready for sunshine! Have we had a sunny weekend in the last two months?

Where there’s rain, there’s problems. An important part of maintaining your home’s exterior is protecting it from the outside elements. To keep it looking fresh and clean,  it’s important to take necessary steps to prevent unsightly bio growth including mold, mildew, and algae. Rhino Shield has the perfect products to help you maintain the beauty of your home’s exterior.

Mildew

Mildew is a thin whitish coating consisting of minute fungal hyphae, growing on plants or damp organic material such as paper or leather. Mildew is a very common focus that can be found almost anywhere that dampness occurs. For the most part, mildew can be clean be cleaned using mildew removers, or bleach.

Mold

A mold or mould is a fungus that grows in the form of multicellular filaments called hyphae. Mold is everywhere, both in the air and on varying surfaces. It thrives in moisture, and is often found in homes where leaks. Mold is commonly found in windows, or pipes, or on paper products, cardboard, ceiling tiles, and wood products. It can grow in dust, paints, wallpaper, insulation, drywall, carpet, fabric, and upholstery according to the CDC.

Algae

Algae is the simple nonflowering plant of a large group that includes the seaweeds and many single-celled forms. Algae contain chlorophyll but lack true stems, roots, leaves, and vascular tissue. They thrive in moist habitats. and can survive in a wide range of temperatures. They can be found in water or on land.

Most standard paints use a basic mildewcide. Rhino Shield uses a four prong approach to combat a wide range of mildew, fungi, and algae. In addition, inorganic additives such as zinc oxide (used in skin rash pastes) are used to provide long term effectiveness. Best of all Rhino Shield fights bio growth in an eco-friendly way! The biocides and additives are zero-VOC EPA registered agents. So say goodbye to mold, mildew, and algae! Head over to Rhino Shield’s main page for more information.

 

Rhino Shield Spray On Siding Brings New Life to Your Home

Friday, April 13th, 2018

Imagine not having to re-paint your home for 25 years. Rhino Shield is the ultimate spray on siding. It beautifies your home with paint that resists fading and is safe for the environment. Its acrylic-urethane, high-build formula is flexible, tough, and durable. Multiple additives provide fire resistance, UV blockers, mildewcides, and algaecides, and other proprietary agents completely protect your home from threats. Here’s a look at even more of the benefits.

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Quality Products to Protect Your Home

Rhino Shield has been put on more than 20,000 homes and businesses worldwide during the last decade, and the company has pioneered the development of long lasting ceramic elastomeric wall coating technology. The thick, rubber-like membrane of this spray on siding has excellent bonding that resists water penetration, provides some insulation benefits, and helps with outside noises.

Rhino Shield also contains an EPA registered 3 part mold, mildew, and algae additive, preventing the growth of these unsightly microbes. It’s also resistant to UV rays, slows color fade, and seals small cracks while still allowing the walls and roof of your home to “breathe”. Breathability means moisture and water can evaporate before causing damage.

 

Spray on Siding Features Solid Materials Instead of Water

Most outdoor paint is over 60% water, but Rhino Shield’s ceramic paint alternative is made of nearly 80% solid materials. The ceramic microspheres replace the usual paint fillers like chalk and protect against heat, UV rays, and paint break-down. Rhino Shield spray on siding dries up to ten times thicker, offering more protection and insulation than traditional paints. This incredible product outperforms traditional paint in most comparisons for both residential and commercial customers.

 

Rhino Shield Works on Multiple Surfaces

Use Rhino Shield spray on siding on wood, brick, stucco, concrete, aluminum, metal, Masonite, and vinyl exterior surfaces for long lasting protection. Because the protective coating goes on like paint, it doesn’t jeopardize the original look or texture of the material.

 

Rhino Shield Spray on Siding Lasts

This spray on siding exterior paint is guaranteed to last for 25 years or longer. A home suffers over time, and it faces threats ranging from the ladder propped against it for cleaning gutters to garbage cans banged on the side of the garage to severe weather events.  Rhino Shield spray siding has the ability to withstand 200 pounds per square inch of pressure, far exceeding most paints on the market today, and that ensures your home will look fresh and bright for years.

 

Spray on Siding Acts Like Vinyl

Rhino Shield looks like paint, but lasts like vinyl. While Rhino Shield costs more than regular paint and low quality vinyl siding options, Rhino Shield is a more cost-effective option because it lasts so long. Although it must be installed by professionals, Rhino Shield can be applied with minimal preparation, and its maintenance and repair costs are far lower than other solutions. Beyond that, it is an effective insulator and thereby contributes to reduced heating and cooling expenses.  The long lasting application also decreases environmental impact because it reduces the need for more paint to be produced.

 

If you’re looking for a long-lasting paint that will withstand all types of weather, has thousands of color choices (including specialty blends for custom finishes), and a Class A fire rating, then Rhino Shield ceramic paint coating is the ideal solution. It’s not just paint…it’s much, much more! To learn more about spray on siding, contact us today.

Best Stucco Paint for Homes

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

When it’s time to choose the best stucco paint for your home, you may find that painting contractors offer varying opinions about the kind of paint that should be used. One contractor may recommend a durable, commercial-grade elastomeric paint (a thicker, rubbery material). Another painter may suggest 100% acrylic paint, and may disagree with the aesthetic choice of using a heavier material on residential exteriors. What to do? Here is some information to help you choose the right paint for your home’s stucco exterior.

Weather Resistant Stucco Paint

Consider your climate. Homes in hot, dry, sunny regions need stucco paint that is especially resistant to cracking and fading. Desert areas further require exceptionally dirt-resistant paints. Homes in humid, warm regions require mildew-resistant exterior coating materials.

The Longest Lasting Stucco Paint

The best stucco paint for your home’s exterior depends on the age and condition of the stucco, and whether or not it has been painted in the past. Ask your Georgia Coatings painting contractor for recommendations of paint materials.

New Stucco — Use a water-based sealant formulated for stucco applications. Then, apply two coats of water-based paint. Use a high-quality acrylic exterior house paint for optimum adhesion and color retention and for the longest lasting exterior protection.

Old Stucco — Wash faded surfaces and then apply two coats of exterior paint. Acrylic paint will provide satisfactory longevity of paint protection for old stucco exterior surfaces. A thicker elastomeric paint, or a blend of it, is recommended for painting older stucco. It provides maximum adhesion of paint material to deteriorating stucco and creates a more impenetrable surface. The elasticity of the heavier coating makes it ideal for filling the thin cracks and pinholes that are common in aging stucco.

Previously-Painted Stucco — Previously painted stucco must be cleaned to remove all loose paint, dirt, and dusty or powdery film (caused by minerals in the stucco leaching out to the surface). Power washing is recommended as the most efficient approach to surface preparation. Then, paint the stucco with either an elastomeric or acrylic paint.

 

Rhino Shield

We provide exterior paint that is guaranteed to last for 25 years or longer.  Rhino Shield is a high-grade paint that lasts longer, saving homeowners the cost of repainting every 3 – 10 years, as is normally necessary with less durable paints that fade or wear off of weathered exterior stucco surfaces.

  • A Multi-Layered Coating of Protection — Rhino Shield is a durable, low-maintenance, water-resistant acrylic-urethane coating.
  • Innovative Technology — The advanced Rhino Shield formula combines multiple strength-building resins, to form a tough, flexible membrane that bonds thoroughly to the substrate.
  • Multiple Additives — The thick Rhino Shield coating is fire resistant, and it blocks damaging UV rays that deteriorate exterior surfaces. This highly-defensive formula also includes algaecides, mildew inhibitors, and other Rhino Shield proprietary protective agents.

For More Information

When it’s time to make a choice of exterior stucco paint for your home, contact Rhino Shield at (877) 678-2054, to speak to an expert in professional exterior stucco home painting applications. We are here to serve all of your residential painting needs.

How Rhino Shield Paints Siding for House Renovations

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Tired of your home’s color? Does the siding for your house look old? If so, it may be time for repainting. To get a color that lasts the test of time, consider Rhino Shield. Here’s how this innovative exterior paint works on siding.

 

Paint That Works on Siding

Siding can be challenging to paint. In fact, many people think that it’s impossible to paint vinyl siding. Luckily, that is not the case. You just need to find the right paint. Rhino Shield is perfect. This special exterior paint works on almost any material including wood, vinyl, metal, and even brick. Of course, it works perfect on all siding for houses as well.

 

The Perfect Color

You may think that if you have to purchase special exterior paint to go on your home’s siding that you won’t be able to find the color you want. Luckily, with Rhino Shield, that is not the case. You can get exactly the color you want. To get an idea of the possible colors, look at our color palette.

 

The Right Preparation

Once you’re armed with the right paint, you need to prep the area. At Rhino Shield, whether you want to paint your home’s siding or anything else, we always use a multi-stepped process, that starts with prep work.

Usually, we start by looking over the home for any necessary repair issues. For instance, if your siding is falling away from your house, we reattach it. Then, we clean the siding. If you hire painting contractors who don’t clean the exterior, the paint traps in anything that’s on your home. That can include mold or mildew that may eventually ruin your paint or stains that may bleed through. We ensure that doesn’t happen.

 

Priming the Siding for House Renovations

Once the surface is ready, our painting contractors decide if your home needs primer. Usually, it’s not necessary, but it depends on the current color of your siding and the new color that you want. For instance, if you’re going from a very dark color to a light color, we may suggest a layer of primer.

 

A Protective Shield for Your Siding

As you will see once the paint has been applied to your home’s siding, Rhino Shield is more than ordinary paint. This paint is tested for salt tolerance. You don’t have to worry about the salty air breaking down or pock marking your siding. Additionally, Rhino Shield is a ceramic coating. It has lower thermal-conductivity than the materials used in traditional paint, which is just one of the reasons that this type of paint helps to fight against fires. In fact, if you live in an area prone to wildfires, you may even be able to get a discount on your home insurance when you use Rhino Shield to reinforce your siding.

 

Once our painting contractors have finished applying the exterior paint to your home’s siding, you can sit back and relax. You don’t have to worry about painting again for quite a while. Rhino Shield comes with a transferable 25-year warranty. To learn more or to get a quote, contact us today.

The Benefits of Ceramic Paint

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

When you choose Rhino Shield over traditional exterior paint, your home gets a multi-layer coating system that adds color to your home, while also protecting your exterior. The finish coat is a ceramic coating. Here is a look at the benefits of the ceramic paint.

Bonds With Your Home

Adhesion is critical for any exterior paint system. Rhino Shield offers several types of primers designed to seal and bond to your walls.

Works With Resins in Other Layers to Protect Your Home

The ceramic layer works alongside of an adhesive sealing primer; an insulating and soundproofing layer; designed to resist algae, mold, and salt air. Binders and resins combine with the ceramic microspheres to create a flexible but tough and durable surface for your home. Available in a rainbow of colors, it also offers protection from fire and UV damage.

Reflects UV Rays

Formulated with ceramic microspheres, Rhino Shield is highly reflective of UV rays. That helps to keep a wall cooler and this protective element also slows oxidation from happening.

 

Makes Exterior Painting More Cost Effective

Painting your home can be an investment. Whether you pay professionals or invest in paint and equipment on your own, you end up spending a significant amount of money upfront. In most cases, you then have to repeat the process in five to seven years. When you use ceramic paint such as Rhino Shield, the process is more cost effective over time. You pay for it once, and it lasts for 25 years or more with our warranty. This investment can potentially even help with its resale value—the warranty is transferable so it transfers to the new buyers.

Is Tough Against Daily Life

Your home can take a beating, and not just from the weather. From banging a ladder against the side of the house, to bicyclesleaning on the side of the garage or debris flying in storms, many events can ding your home. Rhino Shield offer excellent tensile strength tested at over 200 pounds per square inch. This far exceed most paints in the market.

To learn more about Rhino Shield ceramic paint, contact us today. At Georgia Coatings, we provide painting services to individuals and businesses throughout Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, and North Carolina.

The Benefits of Professional Painting Services

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

Is your paint peeling? Are you tired of your home’s color? Thinking about repainting? If so, you have a choice—you can do the work yourself or pay for professional painting services. Here’s why you should call in the pros.painting services

Quality Work

Professional painting contractors have the experience you need to create a quality finish. Amateurs may easily be able to paint a flat surface, but professionals can handle all kinds of challenges from the angles on dormer windows to the intricate surfaces on a Queen Anne design.

You don’t have to worry about paint glopping in one part, running in another, or looking messy anywhere. Professional painting services ensure that doesn’t happen.

Help With Repairs

Part of prepping a home involves repairing it. If you decide to paint your own home, you may find cracked window panes, loose caulking, or other big and small issues. You can paint around those issues, but that is not ideal. The damage can spread and ultimately wreak havoc on your exterior paint. Or, you can spend time repairing those issues. That adds extra time and expense to your project.

In contrast, if you hire professional painting services, the painting contractors generally handle these repairs for you. For example, when you hire Rhino Shield of Georgia, tackling repairs is one of the steps we always do when getting ready to paint a home.

Safety

Redoing the exterior paint on a home entails a certain level of danger. This is especially true if you have a multi-story home that requires a lot of ladders. Additionally, if your home has a sharp grade around the perimeter of the home or if it’s a walkout, that can be especially dangerous. It can be hard to stabilize a ladder, and you risk falling. When you have professionals paint your home, you don’t have to worry about personal injuries. In addition, all of our crews carry workers compensation and general liability insurance. We verify every month that the insurance is active.

Equipment

People who provide professional painting services also tend to have a lot of equipment. For instance, they have access to scaffolding that is safer than ladders. They also have harnesses and fall arrest equipment to keep their workers’ safe.

On top of that, they have rollers, paint trays, and other painting equipment. If you decide to paint your own home, you have to buy all that equipment. In most cases, exterior paint lasts 10 to 15 years, and it’s unlikely the paint brushes or similar equipment you buy will last that long. As a result, you may save money in the long run by hiring professionals.

Warranties

Many painting contractors provide warranties for both the paint and their work. In contrast, if you do the work yourself, you don’t have that same level of assurance. If something goes wrong or the paint flakes prematurely, you have to absorb the cost of repairing it.

At Rhino Shield of Georgia, we offer a longer warranty than most traditional painting services. We use Rhino Shield which is a special home coating, which offers a lot of advantages over traditional exterior paint, and that comes with a 25 year warranty.

Ready to bring in the pros? Let them team at Rhino Shield help you. We can give you a free estimate and help you decide if our services are right for you. Contact us today.

The Best Exterior Paint for All Building Materials

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

There are a lot of challenges when it comes to painting the exterior of a home, and in particular, it can be challenging to find a paint that adheres to all of the materials on your house. One of the reasons Rhino Shield is the best exterior paint is because it works on a huge range of surfaces including  wood, vinyl, brick, stucco, and metal.

Protective Exterior Paint for Wood

Unfortunately, wood can be affected by a variety of outdoor threats. In particular, algae and mold can cause damage to wood, and if you live in a coastal climate, salt can eat away the wood. Rhino Shield has a layer that protects surfaces from algae, mold, and salt. That makes it one of the best exterior paints for wood.

The Best Exterior Paint for Vinyl Siding

If you have wood window frames and vinyl exterior siding, you can use Rhino Shield on all of it. Many homeowners aren’t even aware that you can paint siding. They think that you have to replace the exterior siding if you want a new color, but with the right paint, you can easily paint vinyl siding. Rhino Shield works perfectly in this situation.

Best Paint for Brick Homes

With brick, many owners opt to use stain rather than paint, but that often doesn’t achieve the color effect that you want. Rhino Shield is the best paint for brick homes because of its adhesive quality, and you can choose any color you want. Start with the >>color visualizer to find your perfect color. Then experiment to see how different colors look against your brick.

Quality Exterior Paint for Stucco

Painting stucco generally requires masonry paint, and to ensure that you get the paint around all the bumps and nubs in the stucco, you need to be careful. It’s also critical to repair the stucco before painting it.

Rhino Shield is the best exterior stucco paint because it adheres just as well to stucco as it does to other surfaces. Additionally, as part of the multi-step application process, our painting contractors do any repairs you need before applying the paint.

The Best Exterior Paint for Metal

If you’ve ever tried to paint metal with traditional paint, you know how challenging that can be. However, Rhino Shield can go easily on metal. If you want to paint a metal commercial building, you may want to consider this innovative solution. Similarly, if you have metal flashing on your home, metal gutters, or any other metal parts that you want painted, Rhino Shield can easily go on those surfaces.

This ceramic coating is more than just paint. It’s actually a multi-layered product that includes a protective layer, an insulating and sound-proof layer, a UV-reflective layer, and finally an adhesive sealing primer.

One Paint for the Entire Home

Typically, if you are painting your home, the painting contractors have to use different types of paint to work on all of the different surfaces of your home. However, when you choose a solution such as Rhino Shield, the painters can use the same paint over your whole home, regardless of which surface is being painted. That’s more convenient for you.

In addition to being the best exterior paint for a range of surfaces, this paint also comes with a 25 year warranty. To learn more, contact us today. We can answer your questions and give you a quote.