What Is Rhino Shield?

What Is Rhino Shield?

Rhino Shield is a ceramic elastomeric coating, it looks like regular house paint but is applied eight to nine times thicker. Because it is so thick and seals so thoroughly, it gives your building hardy resistance to mold, mildew, algae, and any other issues caused by water exposure. It can be tinted over 1,500 colors and is more resistant to UV rays and fading than normal house paints. Rhino Shield also boasts a Class A Fire Rating.


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How Our Coating Was Developed

Rhino Shield by Georgia Coatings is not a paint. Our chemists believed that traditional paints weren’t adequate for exterior house painting and that ceramics were the key to durability and solar ray reflectivity. They also knew that breathability was an essential characteristic for longevity. The product took us years to develop combines elastomeric acrylic resins with urethane resins, resulting in a tough surface that resists cracking because it remains flexible. The thick rubber-like membrane uses adhesion and bonding to become part of the substrate.

Rhino Guard Two-Coat Finish

We use a two-coat installation process. After the surface of your building is prepped and ready, we apply our primer coat that will seal, waterproof, provide a bonding agent for the ceramic finish coat, and can fill up to 1/16” cracks on the exterior of your home. The ceramic finish coat can be tinted to over 1,500 colors and is put on thick, about 100 square feet per gallon. Some areas may require brushing or back rolling of the ceramic finish coat.

11-Step Installation Process

Step 1 Coating Process
Step 1: Thorough Inspection
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Step 2: Power Wash with Fungicide
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Step 3: Repair
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Step 4: Sanding & Scraping
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Step 5: Caulking
Step 6: Masking
Step 6: Masking
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Step 7: Priming
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Step 8: Apply the Finish Coat
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Step 9: Detail, Finish, Touch-Up
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Step 10: Clean Up
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Step 11: Final Inspection

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Benefits of Rhino Shield Ceramic Paint Coating

1. Save On Repainting Every 3 – 5 Years

Less hassle, and easier to maintain overall. Helps with wood repairs, sealing, and caulking. Rhino Shield is a protective paint coating that you can rely on for 25 years!

 
2. Won’t Chip, Crack, or Peel

Rhino Shield’s waterproofing and bonding capabilities mean that it will protect your home from the elements while still remaining fresh and vibrant without chipping, cracking, or peeling.

 
3. Can Help Reduce Energy Cost

This ceramic coating system offers an R-value equivalence of 6.89 and is classified as a LOW E coating. This helps to insulate your home which can lower your energy bills, saving you money.

4. Bonds Completely

With typical exterior paint, moisture can penetrate the paint film and get behind it and cause the wood to swell, leaving blisters, cracking, or peeling. Rhino Shield exterior paint bonds completely to the surface of your home, so you don’t have to worry about peeling and repainting. Our APS primer is unlike any primer on the market in terms of adhesion, penetration, and water sealing.

5. Resists Fading

You may think that after 25 years your home’s color would fade from sun damage. Due to colorants used in the paint, some colors feature UV protection to help resist fading making sure your home’s color stays bright and vibrant.

6. Helps Repel Water

Rhino Shield is a high build formula that meets the Miami/Dade wind-driven rain specification. This helps protect your home from the strongest storms and is ideal for coastal environments.

7. Resists Algae & Mildew

Additives in the multi-layered exterior paint provide superior algae and mildew resistance to avoid causing harmful damage to your home that leads to time-consuming and expensive repairs.

 
8. Allows Wood To Breathe

Although Rhino Shield exterior paint bonds completely to your home’s surface, it also allows the wood to breathe which is how it prevents chipping, cracking, and peeling common with other paints.

9. BASF Tested

Rhino Shield has been extensively tested and certified to ASTM standards by top laboratories including BASF, Momentum, Atlas Labs, and UL certifications. Ongoing testing ensures consistent quality and performance. Rhino Shield exterior paint testing includes accelerated aging tests and confirmed that our product performs as well as we say it will.

10. Class “A” Fire Rating

Rhino Shield exterior paint received a Class “A” fire and smoke rating. In areas prone to wildfires, building with this rating may qualify for discounted homeowners insurance.

11. Unlimited Colors

Georgia Coatings offers a wide range of vibrant colors of Rhino Shield exterior paint. We can also match colors from other brands and home improvement stores so you’re sure to find the right look for your home. See our color palettes for inspiration or click here for our final coat visualizer

12. Fully-Transferable 25-Year Warranty

Our 25 year warranty on workmanship and quality ensures that your investment is protected. If you happen to sell your home in the next 25 years, the warranty transfers to the new homeowners, potentially earning you more in the sale.


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