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Cost Comparison to Save You Money

Wednesday, December 12th, 2018

 

It’s December, and we all know what that means. ‘Tis the season…for spending. A lot. But don’t set your home on the back burner. It needs some Christmas cheer too, and Rhino Shield has the perfect, cost saving solution for you.

Our exterior coating is the best in the business. It’s long lasting, and will save you money too! Basic latex and acrylic paints need to be repainted every three to seven years. That sure is pricey! Our exterior coating will keep your home looking fabulous for twenty five years.

Our exterior coating is unique. It contains high solid contents and binders, and has been applied to both industrial and commercial sites all around the world. Why not invest in this same amazing technology for your home?

Pricing for paint varies immensely with location. We’re seeing more and more cost increases, and less and less quality products. Paint is easily watered down. This causes cracking, peeling, and unwanted maintenance that Rhino Shield’s exterior coating avoids.

Let’s compare Rhino Shield’s exterior coating and paint:

Binders

Paint: Latex, Acrylic

Rhino Shield: Acrylic, Urethane, Elastomeric

Solids

Paint: Clay, Minerals

Rhino Shield: Ceramic Microspheres, Zinc Oxide, Titanium Dioxide

Solid Percentage

Paint: 30-35%

Rhino Shield: 60%

Primer

Paint: Basic Latex

Rhino Shield: Exclusive Adhesive Primer

Thickness

Paint: 1.5 dry mils per coat

Rhino Shield: 10 dry mils minimum

 

Cost is important to almost every home owner out there, and we understand that. It’s hard to give exact estimates. Every home is different. Costs can vary based on size, shape, and region as well.

Our coating is long lasting, and worth every penny. Up front, the numbers may look different than the cost of basic paint. In the long run though, our exterior coating will help decrease your costs as well as the petty maintenance that comes along with basic paint, all while increasing your home’s value and lightening your to do list!

We know the holiday season is both busy and pricey. Make the right decision for you and your home by giving the gift of Rhino Shield this Christmas!

 

Why Customers Love Rhino Shield

Friday, October 26th, 2018

Our clients have been so pleased with the professional painting contractors and high quality exterior paint that they can’t stop writing about it. Here are some of the reviews about Rhino Shield our customers have been sharing online.

High Quality Products and Service

“I just want to say thank you for the great job the crew did on my home and the cleanup afterwards. It looks as good (but is actually better) as it did when it was completed by [another company] in late 2003. I’m sharing how happy I am with all my friends via Facebook. Wish I could add pictures with this review to show it off. Thanks again, Jackie Allen.”

Our service does not end with the paint job. Painting contractors make sure to finish what we started and leave your home tidy.

Keeping a Clean Work Site

“Super fantastic. We recently had the front of my house done by Georgia Coatings, a Rhino Shield company. I was very concerned before going with them. As a curious consumer, I did my research online. Went to different sites and reviewed the good and the bad. When Mr. Eckland came over to do his pitch, I pretty much have all the answers. This gentleman did not push the sale but asked my wife and I to think about it. I must say that the price is about twice as much of the price of what we paid in the prior years. But it is worth it considering the 25 year warranty. The crew is always on time. They did their work and cleaned up after themselves. I highly recommend their work. I am very grateful for Mr. Eckland for having a great crew to do work and apply Rhino Shield. I highly recommend their work.”

It’s important that we go over the entire process with you up front. You get a crash course in how the application process should go and the products that the painting contractors will use. That way you know what to expect during your exterior paint job.

Bringing New Life to Old Homes

“My house is 40 years old and was beginning to show its age -even though it was the recipient of constant care and maintenance. I am 80 years of age and had recently been unable to maintain the pace required to keep the place up. Now, however, with the advent of Rhino Shield ceramic coatings, my house looks new once again and its appearance belies its age – subject, of course, to architectural changes over the past four decades. My expectation is that it will continue to do so for the balance of my lifetime and that of my eldest son who will continue to reside here. I am delighted with the appearance of my house; it has not looked this good since it was first built.” —Dwight A. from Winston, GA

Wow! What a difference the right exterior paint can make. It’s refreshing to know we are making people happy with great service and professional painting contractors.

Get Your Free Estimate

When you are ready to give your home a facelift, Rhino Shield is the only call you need to make. Our top quality exterior paint and professional painting contractors create a long-lasting experience. Contact us today for a free estimate on our famous 25-year paint job!

Rhino Shield is the Best Paint for HardiPlank

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Many homeowners have embraced HardiPlank over traditional siding. If you are one of the many homeowners who’ve made this decision, you may be wondering about the best paint for HardiPlank. RhinoShield is the answer. Here’s what you need to know.

What Is HardiPlank?

HardiPlank is fiber-cement siding. It features a blend of cellulose fibers and cement. It is a long lasting alternative to Masonite, and unlike Masonite, it doesn’t rot due to sun exposure. Often, homeowners choose HardiPlank when they don’t want to deal with the upkeep of wood siding or when they live in an area where wood is threatened by termites. Additionally, homeowners who don’t like the inexpensive look of vinyl siding also tend to gravitate toward HardiPlank.

Although HardiPlank has been around for over a decade, it’s still a relatively new option in the world of home siding, and many people are still trying to identify the best paint for HardiPlank.

 

Why Choose Rhino Shield for HardiPlank?

Rhino Shield is more than an exterior paint. It’s an innovative coating for your home, and it enhances many of the benefits you are already getting from your HardiPlank siding. HardiPlank is fire resistant, and Rhino Shield also has a class A fire and smoke rating, making it the perfect complement to HardiPlank siding.

On top of that, HardiPlank is a relatively green product because no toxic materials are used in its production. If you like the idea of being as green as possible with your home, Rhino Shield is also a great complement to your eco-friendly home because it is also non-toxic, is safe for skin contact, and can be disposed of in solid waste landfills. Most paints are so toxic that you can’t throw them away. Additionally, Rhino Shield produces fewer volatile organic compounds (VOCs) than most exterior paints.

 

Investing in Your Home’s Exterior with Quality Products

Another reason that Rhino Shield is the best paint for HardiPlank is that both Rhino Shield and HardiPlank are investments into your home’s exterior. HardiPlank tends to be more expensive than wood or vinyl siding, but it’s also longer lasting and more durable. In that same vein, Rhino Shield may be more expensive than other exterior paint options, but this product is an investment into your home which saves you money in the long run.

Generally, when you hire painting contractors to put traditional exterior paint on your home, you have to paint again in about five years. With Rhino Shield, the paint lasts. In fact, you get a 25-year warranty. During that time, the paint should continue to make your HardiPlank look beautiful and colorful.

 

Rhino Shield Works on Every Surface

When you decide that Rhino Shield is the best paint for HardiPlank, you get all the advantages of Rhino Shield, but you also get an entirely oordinated home. Rhino Shield works on any surface. If you have a mixture of HardiPlank, brickwork, wood trim, metal flashing, and other elements on your home, you don’t have to worry about finding a separate type of paint for each material. Instead, you can paint the entire home with Rhino Shield.

 

Ready to get the best paint for HardiPlank? Then, contact us today or take a look at our gallery to get a sense of our work. At Rhino Shield of Georgia, we serve residential and commercial clients in Georgia, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Contact us today for a quote.

Benefits of Hiring a Professional Painting Company

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Your home needs painting again. Should you buy some paint and do it yourself? Or, should you hire a professional painting company? That’s one of the first decisions you need to make when you decide to paint, and if you want the best results, you should hire a professional. Here’s a look at the benefit of hiring professional painting contractors.

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Saves You Time

Painting can be a time consuming process. You may have to scrape off old layers of paint, handle repairs, and then, of course, you have to do the painting itself. When you’re a busy professional with a job, you probably don’t have a lot of extra time. Instead of spending your off-time on home painting or repairs, you may want to turn the job over the pros so you can relax.

 

Protects Your Safety

In addition to being time consuming, painting can also be dangerous. If you have lead based paint on any part of your home’s exterior, that can be toxic to inhale, but beyond that, many areas require you to hire a professional lead mitigator to ensure the paint doesn’t get into the air.

Even dealing with the fumes of regular paint can present a safety hazard. On top of that, if your home has several floors, you need to deal with ladders or scaffolding, which all have a falling hazard. By hiring a professional painting company, you protect yourself and your family from potential painting injuries.

 

Saves Money on Supplies

When you hire painting contractors, you have to pay for the labor and the paint, but you don’t have to buy any supplies. In contrast, when you paint the home yourself, the only cost for labor is your own investment, but you may end up spending a lot of money buying or renting supplies such as ladders, scaffolding, drip cloths, paint rollers, scrapers, and a host of other supplies. All those costs can add up, and if you only paint your home every few years, you probably don’t want to spend the money.

 

Ensures Perfect Results

Like anything else, painting is a skill. You don’t want faded patches, drip marks, the wrong paint on the gutters, smears between the trim and the house, or other painting mistakes, and when you hire a professional painting company, you can ensure that doesn’t happen. That said, it’s important to remember that every company has a different level of skill. Ideally, you want to hire painting contractors that do repairs, clean your home, scrape, and thoroughly prepare for the painting process. You don’t just want a fly-by-night company that just slaps the paint on.

 

Gives You a Warranty

In a best case scenario, you can be assured that the painting job is going to look great by hiring a professional painting company that offers a warranty. When you get a warranty, you can fix covered issues for free during the lifetime of the warranty. If you paint on your own, you don’t get that same reassurance.
At Rhino Shield, we offer all the benefits of hiring a professional painting company as well as many others. Our innovative ceramic coating is better than traditional paint, and it comes with a 25-year warranty. Contact us today.

With Rhino Shield Exterior Paint, You’ll Never Paint Again!

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Are you tired of painting your home every few years? Want to never paint again? Then, it may be time to look away from traditional exterior paint and start thinking about Rhino Shield. When our painting contractors apply Rhino Shield to your home, you get a 25-year warranty on the paint, and you don’t have to paint again during that time.

Never Paint Again Thanks to the Innovation of Rhino Shield

The reason Rhino Shield lasts 25 years is because it is more than exterior paint. It is an innovative coating for your home. Rhino Shield consists of four unique layers. The base layer prevents algae, mold, and salt from settling on the exterior of your home. Those are four of the elements that break down traditional paint and potentially damage your home. Then, the next layer provides extra insulation and some sound proofing. You don’t get that type of performance with alternatives.

Near the surface layer, you get ceramic coating and UV ray protection. That helps to ensure that the sun doesn’t degrade the color or the appearance of your paint. With this paint, your home’s color should look as beautiful and vibrant on the last day you have it as it does on the first day. Finally, on the surface layer, you get adhesive sealing primers. That holds everything together while keeping out the elements.

 

Rhino Shield Is Applied With a Multi-Step Process

With Rhino Shield, you don’t just get the benefit of the paint itself. Instead, you also get the benefit of the application process. To truly ensure that you never paint again, the contractors start by doing an inspection and necessary repairs to your home. Then, they ensure that the surface is smooth and ready to receive paint by scraping, caulking, and sanding, and of course, they wash the home to ensure they don’t trap any fungicides or other issues.

Finally, when the painting contractors are done with those steps, they tape the home and they start to paint. By taping the home, they ensure that the application is going to look nice — after all, if you’re going to never paint again, you need an exterior that looks right. You don’t want a subpar painting job for the next two and a half decades.

 

You Get a 25-Year Warranty

When you are looking at any product — whether it’s exterior paint, shoes, or anything in between — you can read descriptions about how great the product is or look at reviews from satisfied customers. That can do a lot to reduce your concerns, but how can you be sure of the quality? To reassure you that the paint will truly stand the test of time, we offer a 25 year warranty, and it’s transferable to the new owner if you sell your home. The warranty truly ensures that you never paint again. If you have an issue, you simply put in a claim on the warranty.

 

Ready to never paint again? Then, call us to set up a consultation and get an estimate today. We provide Rhino Shield painting to homes and businesses throughout Georgia, Tennessee, and South Carolina.

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.