Frequently Asked Questions

What surface can Rhino Shield be applied over?

Rhino Shield coating is designed for most any surface and solves associated problems. The ceramic wall coating goes over all wood substrates, masonite, brick, stone, cement, cement block, stucco and many others.

Will my wood grain still be visible after Rhino Shield exterior house coating is applied?

The Rhino Shield product does not affect wood grains and textures.

I have a brick home. What would the advantages be in coating my home with Rhino Shield?

Coating a brick home gives the opportunity to completely change the look of the home’s exterior. In addition, all cracks and crevices in the work area are sealed with the adhesive base coat to help protect your home.

How long does Rhino Shield last?

Our Rhino Shield two-coat system has a twenty-five year warranty against weathering and includes cracking, chipping and peeling. The warranty can also be transferred to subsequent owner if properly re-registered.

Is changing the color down the road a problem?

Colors are easily changed by reapplying the top-coat only.

Why does it take so much more time to complete a job with Rhino Shield as compared to regular paint?

Completion time is always affected by preparation time. Some projects take longer to prepare.

How can you be sure Rhino Shield will last 25 years?

Our independent testing results (see Testing Results), particularly accelerated aging tests, have confirmed that Rhino Shield, when properly applied, will last in excess of 25 years.

Can I buy the Rhino Shield product and apply it myself?

No. The product is sold by Rhino Shield dealers and installed only by our Gulf South house painters.

How long is Rhino Shield covered under warranty?

Rhino Shield comes with a 25 year warranty.

Is the warranty transferable?

The warranty is transferable to a new homeowner one time.

Will my Homeowner's Association approve Rhino Shield?

If your Homeowner’s Association will approve paint, they will approve Rhino Shield.

Can Rhino Shield exterior house coating be applied to historic homes?

You should always verify the rules for historic areas in Gulf South; however, Rhino Shield will be readily acceptable in most areas. Rhino Shield restores and beautifies old wood.

How much does Rhino Shield cost?

Rhino Shield is going to be more than a traditional paint job and less or about the same as vinyl siding. To receive an exact price for your home, please Click here to request your free, no obligation estimate.

What are my payment options?

Cash, check, financing is available and we accept all major credit cards.

For comparison purposes, explain the term "Professional Paint Job."

A “Professional Paint Job” includes power washing, repairing bad wood, priming and applying as many coats as the paint manufacturer specifies. Study our process that shows you every step involved so you can virtually experience the entire process. You will learn how a professional ceramic coating is done properly, the quality materials involved, and the exceptional service that gives your home the kind of advanced exterior our customers rave about.

Do you repair rotten wood before installation?

All rotten wood is repaired or replaced as agreed in contract before coating is applied.

I have vinyl siding, can Rhino Shield be used to cover it?

Yes, Rhino Shield can be applied to vinyl siding depending upon the gauge.

How does Rhino Shield coating compare to vinyl siding?

Rhino Shield is usually about the same price or a little less than vinyl siding. One main difference is the consumer keeps the natural look of the home’s exterior.

Does this product breathe?

Yes. This product is totally gas permeable and allows water vapor to escape.

Can Rhino Shield be tinted to any color?

Rhino Shield can be tinted to standard colors or custom tinting is available.
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