Brick exteriors are made to last a significant amount of time. However, that doesn’t mean they no longer require maintenance. In fact, if you want your exterior to last even longer, you’ll still have to take care of it in some way. Thankfully, maintaining brick exterior isn’t that difficult, and the steps to do so are actually fairly simple.
Applying a fresh coat of paint to your home is something that should be left to painting contractors. However, if you’re feeling confident enough and you’re looking for a home improvement challenge, then DIYing the repainting of your home is a good place to start. Unfortunately, the reason why this job should be handled by contractors is due to the mistakes that you can easily make. Here are ways to avoid these mistakes.
Rhino Shield® is an innovative ceramic coating system that exceeds standard house paint in a lot of ways. It provides a multi-layered coating of protection for your exterior, making your home waterproof, soundproof and well-insulated. Extreme exterior exposure testing has proven how durable the product is, being able to perform for longer without the need for repainting.
Painting brickwork comes with certain challenges. For one, traditional paint does not adhere to the material surface, which then results in it flaking or not looking good at all. It doesn’t help if the purpose of doing so is to cover up any apparent damage or discoloration on the brick. Fortunately, there are other alternatives, Rhino Shield® Ceramic Coating System being one of them. [Read more…]
RhinoShield®, the ceramic elastomeric coating used in interior and exterior walls, has a product that can be used to strengthen and improve your roofs: Super Shield®. This is an elastomeric ceramic roof coating that is best applied by exterior painters using professional installation equipment.
Living in a coastal town has its benefits – proximity to the ocean, cool breezes and panoramic views of the water. However, it is not without its drawbacks as the salt in the moist air ocean can take a toll on the exterior of your home, causing it to deteriorate 5 to 10 times faster than it normally would. Palmetto Ceramic Coatings, South Carolina’s trusted painting contractors and the only ones qualified to install Rhino Shield® in the area, look at these effects along with how you can best maintain your home’s exterior and protect it against salt damage.
Every year, corroded machinery and home exterior components cost homeowners significant investments since corrosion is often an expensive problem. This is especially true for people who live in coastal towns or places that experience high rainfall and humid conditions. However, by taking the time to understand its root causes, you can take effective steps to prevent it or, at the very least, slow its progression. Palmetto Ceramic Coatings, your trusted Rhino Shield® painting contractors, discusses these steps below:
If you’re selling your home, you’ll want it to look its best to attract more potential buyers. Investing in the right home upgrades can increase your property’s curb appeal.
Stucco walls are popular due to their energy efficiency and effective insulating. However, like any other part of your exterior, they should receive some care from time to time to make sure they stay in good condition.