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We had the opportunity to see the rhino shield product used on a huge exterior job in my area..... As it remains to be seen how it will hold up sure does look like a very good system for exterior coatings.

They do a great job at marketing and conventional paint dealers better wake up cause lets face it how long does a conventional paint job really last.

Trust me I don’t get impressed easily but was quite impressed with this system. The job they did was a church that was completely stripped of paint then they primed and put the finish on. I did notice the rust from the old nail heads was bleeding through but the coating sure did look solid on the wood.

This will be a real test as this church could never hold paint, in the past it was stripped and wedge vented but still peeled. We shall see.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mw3gLivJkg0
 

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First, how ya been? I've been absent from here for a while. Second, I spent about 3 years researching this subject and the end result was that these companies (rhinosheild, lifetime exteriors, etc) do nothing more than use a bonding primer (peel bond, maddog) and a ceramic coating like a Graham paint for the finish coat, and they use the veil of a lifetime warranty (which is only a 'life of a paintjob warranty' i.e. 7 years based on industry standards) to sell homeowners on all of the prep that any of us would love to do to ensure their jobs last years longer. I have tried giving people a straight repaint estimate, estimates with different prices for different 'systems', and now I give people an estimate that encompasses exactly what is needed for THEIR home to deliver the best longterm results, and I use better or equal products to these coatings companies. If they don't like what I am selling that's fine but at least I am not handcuffed to warrantying some job because I didn't have the balls to stand behind my assessment for what was required for work because I needed to book a job, for a lesser $$$ amount.

There is no magic system. Paint fails. Rhinoshield/lifetime exteriors is an illusion.
 

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First, how ya been? I've been absent from here for a while. Second, I spent about 3 years researching this subject and the end result was that these companies (rhinosheild, lifetime exteriors, etc) do nothing more than use a bonding primer (peel bond, maddog) and a ceramic coating like a Graham paint for the finish coat, and they use the veil of a lifetime warranty (which is only a 'life of a paintjob warranty' i.e. 7 years based on industry standards) to sell homeowners on all of the prep that any of us would love to do to ensure their jobs last years longer. I have tried giving people a straight repaint estimate, estimates with different prices for different 'systems', and now I give people an estimate that encompasses exactly what is needed for THEIR home to deliver the best longterm results, and I use better or equal products to these coatings companies. If they don't like what I am selling that's fine but at least I am not handcuffed to warrantying some job because I didn't have the balls to stand behind my assessment for what was required for work because I needed to book a job, for a lesser $$$ amount.

There is no magic system. Paint fails. Rhinoshield/lifetime exteriors is an illusion.
Sorry to say, but you are ill-informed. We use a system that has a 25 yr warranty. Peel Bond makes the primer for our coating. They want to sell it to the public, but our company won't allow it. Paint is meant to fail for repeat business. This is a fact. Our coating is not full of ceramics. It is thick and chemically bonds to the primer. It is a system. Even our caulking bonds with the primer and top coat.
It is scientifically tested to withstand the true test of time. We were using another product in the past and the buildings and houses still look like the day we were pulling out of the driveway. Houses that we painted, are calling us again for re-paints.
 
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