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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.

 

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.

 

Home Show Schedule for March Madness

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Home Show season is in full swing, and with Spring just around the corner, it’s time to get your home in tip top shape for the warmer weather. We have Home Shows happening all across the southeast this month. There’s no excuse not to go.

Chattanooga

The Tri-State Home Show is this weekend, March 2nd-4th at the Chattanooga Convention and Trade Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee. With over 500 booths, featuring products and services for new home construction, whole house renovations, flooring, bathrooms, kitchens, landscaping, remodeling and more, it’s impossible to walk away empty handed. And don’t forget to register to win some awesome prizes while you’re at it. Friday is senior day! Bring your photo ID for discounted admission prices. Children sixteen and under are FREE!

Hilton Head

The Sun City Annual Home and Garden Show will take place March 9th at the Bluffton from 10:00am-2:00pm and is open to all members of the Sun City Subdivision in Hilton Head. Stop by for some home decorating, and updating ideas.

Bluffton

March 16th-18th is the Low Country Home & Garden Show at the Buckwalter Recreation Center. The Home Show will feature hundreds of local home and garden pros, all in one location, who will provide guests the insight and inspiration needed to renovate, restore, decorate and landscape homes for the Spring and Summer! Admission is free and open to the public, so stop by and enjoy all it has to offer.

Atlanta

March 23rd-25th is the 40th Annual Spring Atlanta Home Show at the Cobb Galleria Center. Take advantage of the one-stop shop for everything you need for your home, inside and out. Talk face-to-face with over 350 participating companies. And don’t forget to enter to win the grand prize package that includes a 7 LED fixture outdoor lighting package as well as a Weston Stone Fire Pit Kit. Marietta’s own Red Hare Brewing Company will have a backyard beer garden, which we think is reason enough to stop by.

Rhino Shield will be at each of these exciting Home Shows. Stop by and see us, and head over to our main page for more information.

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.

Chattanooga Sidings and the Rhino Shield Difference

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Chattanooga, the fourth largest city in Tennessee, is known as the Scenic City. With beautiful mountain views, and picturesque scenery, it’s popular for its outdoor life and booming downtown area. It’s thriving, and people all across the United States are beginning to call the gorgeous city of Chattanooga home.

Chattanooga is one of our favorite cities here at Rhino Shield, and we’re pros when it comes to all the popular sidings within the region. This includes masonite siding, stucco, brick and hardie board.

Hardie Board

Hardie board has been around since we can remember, but its popularity comes and goes. Typically known for its low maintenance and long lasting durability, it can be found in just about any neighborhood in the Chattanooga area, including the one pictured below. This home’s siding was made up of every popular siding in the area including wood, lead paint, masonite, and hardie plank!

Most hardie board siding comes with a 50-year limited warranty. It is completely rot, fire, storm, and insect resistant. It even holds up well against the salt from the ocean. Color options are unlimited, so homeowners are able to be as traditional or as original as they please. If you’re not a fan of hardie board though, and prefer a different look, you still have several options.

Brick

Also popular within this area, is brick. Personally, we love the new trend of coating brick! You can’t go wrong with white. Even grey coatings on brick look fresh and up to date. Brick is incredibly low maintenance. It’s also weather resistant. There is no need to paint or perform the routine maintenance that is required by other sidings such as wood or vinyl.

Stucco

Stucco is an incredible insulator for both warm and cool air. It’s energy efficient and will save you boatloads on your monthly electric bill. Not to mention, its smooth, traditional look is second to none. Creativity is endless with stucco siding, and its innovation can’t be beat.

Masonite

Masonite siding, a lesser known but highly popular siding within the Chattanooga area, was first introduced for a low maintenance, low cost alternative to real wood siding. However, it’s durability fell short and it can no longer be found on the market. Here at Rhino Shield though, we’re willing to take on even the most difficult projects (for the most part), and that includes masonite!

So if you’re in the Chattanooga area and have any of the several sidings listed above on your home, or even ones that are not, give us a call. We’ll be happy to give you a quote for our long lasting coating that will give your home an amazing exterior for the next twenty five years or more!

Rhino Shield Transformations

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Rhino Shield has been busy all across the country brightening, rejuvenating, and giving hundreds of home’s an exterior coating that will last for the next twenty five years. Our extraordinary coating product can be applied to stucco, hardiplank, masonite, LP, brick, block, or trim. The options are endless. Just look at the difference in this gorgeous cedar home in Dallas, Georgia.

Something that was once dark, worn, and slightly weathered from years of love by Mother Nature, was brought back to life with a simple color change and a coating unlike any other.

Rhino Shield by Georgia Coatings serves much of the Southeast including Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee. We are incredibly versatile and love a good challenge.With several projects going on at once, we’re always busy. Currently, Rhino Shield is working on a lead removal project in Athens, Georgia.

There’s a lot that goes into safely removing lead paint from the exterior of a home. Our client and crew’s well being is of the upmost importance to us here at Rhino Shield. Thorough preparation, meticulous attention to detail, and a safety oriented focus on the job site plays a crucial role in the success of a project. And things are rolling right along in Athens.

 

Once the lead paint is removed, we’ll be able to start applying our exterior coating, bringing this gorgeous colonial home back to life. Check back with us towards the end of the month for updates and after pictures of this uniquely picturesque home!

Rhino Shield is proud of the work we do and the transformations we create for homes all across Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee. If your home is in need of a transformation, give us a call. We’ll be happy to help!

Say Goodbye to Pollen

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Pollen season has finally come to an end and if you’re anything like us, we’re more than pleased to say goodbye to runny noses, sore throats, and itchy eyes. We can even take our car to get washed without worrying weather or not it will turn yellow again the next day!

What many of us fail to realize though, is that it’s not just people that are affected by pollen, it’s our homes too! Now is the perfect time to get out there and power wash your home. Powering washing should be done once a year to keep your home looking fresh and clean.

Power washing the surface of your home helps free it of dirt, mold, and mildew. It also helps get rid of tannin stains caused by surrounding trees, leaves, and sticks, as well as rubber marks from tires, oil, and irrigation rust. All these things can cause serious health risks for you and your family, so a yearly cleaning benefits you as much as it does your home.

Power washing helps maintain the value of your home, and in some cases can even increase the value of your property. It’s the easiest and most affordable way to maintain your home’s value for future sales. If you’re short on time, like so many of us are these days, check out the pressure washing services near you. Georgia has a ton of options including:

 

JPS Handyman

Oh Improvements & Painting

DA Kirkland Contracting

Dillard Construction

Proview Window Cleaning Services

Foreman Roofing and Repairs

M&C Pressure Washing

Russel Property Services

 

If you’re an existing customer, contact Rhino Shield for a quote on power washing and any questions you may have about cleaning the exterior of your home! We’ll be happy to help.

May Testimonials

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Good review, after good review have been pouring into the office over the last few months, and we are so excited to share some of those with you! Summer is here, as many of you can tell with the recent change in temperatures, and now is the time to spruce up your home for the summer outdoor weather, block parties, and cook outs. If you aren’t quite sure on what option to choose, continuing read, and we’re sure you’ll go with Rhino Shield!

Gerald Tully of Atlanta, Georgia recently gave us a five out of five rating in each of the ten categories listed on our ten question customer response survey. The ten questions are as follows:

  1. Were you satisfied with the time/dates available when scheduling your estimate appointment?
  2. Was your Rhino Shield by Georgia Coatings, Inc. representative courteous & knowledgeable?
  3. If you chose to utilize our financial loan services, did you feel you were given information in a timely manner?
  4. Did you feel that you were updated on a regular basis regarding the installation of your Ceramic Coating System?
  5. Did you feel that the crew members working on your home were courteous & dependable?
  6. Did the crew members properly clean up after completion of work?
  7. When calling our main office, were you treated in a friendly & helpful manner?
  8. How would you rate your over-all experience with Rhino Shield by Georgia Coatings, & your Ceramic Coating System?
  9. How would you rate the new appearance of your home?
  10. Would you recommend the Rhino Shield Ceramic Coating System to your family and/or friends?

Mr. Tully also said, “We are extremely pleased with all aspects of work. Prep was thorough and the finished coating is beautiful.”

James Moorehead of Atlanta, Georgia also gave us all fives, saying “Our home looks fantastic! Although we chose the same colors, it’s so much brighter and fresher looking. We’re looking forward to seeing a break in our electric bills.”

Rhino Shield prides itself on high quality products, and high quality customer service. We want our customers to feel confident in their decision to choose Rhino Shield, and as more good reviews roll in, we’re confident we’re succeeding. If your home is in need of some tender loving care, let us help! Head over to our home page, or give us a call today. We can’t wait to make you our next satisfied customer!

 

April Home Shows

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

The busy Spring Home Show season is beginning to wind down. With just two Home Shows this month, you have no excuse to not make it out to at least one of them! You even have two weekends to recover before gearing up for the 2017 East Metro Home and Garden Expo on April 22nd.

Located at the Georgia International Horse Park’s Indoor Exhibition Center in Conyers, Georgia, the Home & Garden Expo admission is FREE, with a five dollar per vehicle parking fee. This Indoor Exhibition Center is even pet friendly so gather the family up, and don’t forget to pack the pup! There will be door prizes, interactive activities, and several vendors waiting to give you inspiration for your home.

If you aren’t able to make it out to Conyers, head down to Georgia’s beautiful coastal line for the Savannah Remodeling Expo at the Savannah Civic Center Friday, April 28th through Sunday, April 30th. You’ll have three days to connect with the local leading remodelers, builders, and design professionals as well as gain knowledge on how to make your home improvement project into a reality. Admission is also FREE, so you can’t get much better than that!

Summer is right around the corner and you want to make sure your home is in tip top shape for neighborhood parties, cookouts, and all things Summer. We’ll be there to help you with any needs you may have for the exterior of your home. Come out and see us! You won’t regret it! And use the ticket below for entry to the Savannah Home Show. Remember, both Home Shows are FREE admission! You can’t beat that!

Bob Vila Endorses Ceramic Coatings

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Many of us know Bob Vila from his PBS six season series “This Old House” which premiered in 1979 and won several Emmys over the years. Since then, Vila has become a staple in the home improvement and restoration industry. He’s written several books and starred in many other television shows. He also has his own self titled home improvement website that gives “tried, true, trustworthy home advice.”

Bob Vila recently endorsed ceramic coatings in his web article “Ceramic Coatings for Increased Insulation,” and we couldn’t be more thrilled. If you weren’t sure of Rhino Shield before, you will be now!

Ceramic coatings have been around for years and have several advantages over regular paints and coatings. They help reduce thermal conductivity by using ceramic micro-spheres that offer lower conductivity than the traditional paint solids. This makes them very effective in preventing unnecessary heat loss or heat gain. As a result, insulation increases and power bills decrease. And who doesn’t like saving money?!

At Rhino Shield, we provide our customers with several different coating options including our different Rhino Shield Roof Coatings. These multi-layer, rubber-like coatings add extra layers of water sealant, helping keep roofs cooler and extending their lives by several years. Ceramic roof coatings often pay for themselves, as they are thousands of dollars cheaper than replacing a roof.

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This beautiful tropical green roof is coated with Rhino Shield’s Supershield Roof Coating. Our Supershield Roof Coating is specifically designed for metal roofs in need of a fresh look and some extra protection, and is offered in a sloped roof formula perfect for residential buildings, a flat roof formula for commercial buildings, and a ponding water formula for roofs in the most challenging of situations.

Our Rhino Shield Roof Coatings help increase energy savings, which is why we were awarded the US Department of Energy’s Energy Star Rating for TWO of our fabulous roof coatings! We pride ourselves on our incredible, long lasting products here at Rhino Shield. If you’re roof is in need of something to help spruce it up or protect it from natural outdoor elements, give us a call! And head over to Bob Vila’s website for more information on ceramic coatings and all things home improvement, because both Bob and Rhino Shield love your home just as much as you do!