Rhino Shield Process

Wondering what it is like to paint your home for the last time? We will thoroughly explain every step of the process before we get started, so that you know exactly what the process entails. You will learn how a professional exterior house coating is done properly, the quality materials involved, and you will experience the exceptional service that gives your home the kind of advanced exterior our customers rave about. Our meticulous ten-step process guarantees quality and long-lasting results.

Summary of Steps: Residential and Commercial

Summary of Steps for:

  • Brick
  • Wood
  • Vinyl
  • Steel
  • Stucco
  • Hardie Plank

  1. Crew chief inspects the home with the homeowner to clarify color choice, color locations, and what to do and expect.
  1. Pressure wash the home or building to remove dirt, mildew, and mold
  1. Repair or replace any damaged surfaces on the home.
  1. Sand areas where old paint may be peeling
  1. Caulk/seal in appropriate areas
  1. Prep Inspection with owners before any product is applied
  1. After approval, apply our exclusive Primer Sealer
  1. Application of Rhino Shield ceramic coating
  1. Touch up/ clean up
  1. Final inspection and homeowner final approval


Why Priming is so Important

Until 1978, all paints contained lead based chemicals that acted as a glue to hold paints onto your home. Since then, new laws have taken everything out of paint except water, latex (acrylic or vinyl), and pigments. As there are no bonding agents in paints today, you must use a primer specially designed for each different type of surface to ensure the paint will bond to the underlying surface.

Priming is a crucial step in the painting process. In fact, most paints are only guaranteed if primer was applied to all surfaces being painted AND two coats of paint are applied. You can read this on any can of paint.

Many Gulf South house painters today will merely spot-prime your home before painting it, neglecting much of the surface of the house. Some will even skip the second coat of paint after applying a thick first coat, telling you that it’s enough. Maybe it was enough with lead-based paints, but not anymore. At Rhino Shield, our house painters will carefully apply a special primer to ALL surfaces of your home that will be coated. This will act to bond the ceramic product to your home’s exterior and to create a protective seal.

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