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How Rhino Shield Excels in Extreme Cold Weather

May 10th, 2024 | 3 min. read

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Introduction: Understanding Your Winter Paint Challenges

Winter’s here and with it, the biting cold that turns cozy evenings by the fire into a battle against the elements for your home’s exterior. If you live in Wisconsin, New York, Michigan, New England, or any other northern region, you know the struggle. How many times have you asked yourself, "Will my exterior paint withstand this harsh winter?" This concern is not just about aesthetics but also about protecting your investment in your home.


At Rhino Shield, we understand these concerns because we specialize in providing solutions that cater specifically to challenging climates. Our extensive experience in cold weather regions makes us experts in protecting your home from extreme temperatures. This article will guide you through why Rhino Shield is not only a suitable choice but a superior one for anyone facing the brutal cold. And while our solutions are effective for many, they might not be for everyone—we'll explore who might not benefit as much from our products and why.


Why Choose Rhino Shield for Winter Weather?

Tailored Solutions for Every Home

Every house is unique, not just in its design but also in its material composition. We at Rhino Shield understand this diversity, which is why we don't just offer one kind of paint. Instead, we provide a range of primers and topcoats designed to optimize the longevity of your paint job under specific conditions. Whether your home is clad in wood, brick, stucco, or aluminum, our products are formulated to offer maximum protection and durability. We even have a topcoat specially designed for flexibility in especially cold temperatures.


Scientific Innovation at Work

Let’s talk science for a moment—when temperatures plummet, materials tend to become hard and brittle. Imagine an extreme case where absolute zero could shatter a flower upon impact. It’s dramatic, yes, but it helps illustrate the importance of flexibility in materials at low temperatures. Rhino Shield’s formulas are crafted to maintain this flexibility, thanks to our cold weather resistance tests.


In what we call the polar weather flexibility test, our paint is applied to a metal sheet which is then cooled to -15 degrees Fahrenheit. This sheet is subsequently bent back on itself to a full 180 degrees to see if the paint cracks or breaks. Passing this test with flying colors, Rhino Shield has earned the polar weather flexibility certification. This means our paint moves with your home as it settles and reacts to temperature changes, ensuring the integrity of your exterior no matter how cold it gets.


Beyond Paint: Insulation and Energy Savings

Our coating does more than just protect; it insulates. Being 8-10 times thicker than the average paint, Rhino Shield adds an extra layer of insulation to your home. This not only keeps the warmth in during winter but also reduces your energy costs. The low thermal conductivity of our coatings means that your heating doesn’t need to work overtime to keep your home comfortable.


Customer Stories and Practical Examples

Rick Krall of Detroit, Michigan has had the same coat of Rhino Shield on his home for 20 years. Rick describes Detroit’s weather as really hot in the summer and very cold in the winter. He told us that his same coating has not only held up beautifully but he’s watched his neighbors putting on new coatings regularly while he’s never had to worry about it since Rhino Shield.


Another story is our customers from from Vermont, John and Linda, who noticed their heating bills decreasing after Rhino Shield was applied to their 1920s colonial home.


See more customer testimonials here.


FAQs: Addressing Your Concerns

  • Can Rhino Shield be applied in any cold condition?
    While our products are robust, for optimal application, temperatures should be above freezing. This ensures the best adherence and finish.
  • How long will Rhino Shield last?
    We stand by a 25-year warranty, reflecting our confidence in our product’s durability and performance.


Conclusion: Is Rhino Shield Right for You?

In wrapping up, it’s clear that Rhino Shield offers more than just aesthetic appeal; it brings a scientific approach to solving the practical problems of maintaining and protecting your home in cold climates. However, it’s important to consider that while Rhino Shield is ideal for many, it may not be necessary for homes in milder climates or for those looking for a temporary solution.


We hope this guide has provided you with valuable insights into choosing the right exterior paint to withstand the challenges of extreme cold. At Rhino Shield, we’re more than just a paint company; we’re your partners in home protection, dedicated to providing solutions that meet your specific needs.


Thank you for considering Rhino Shield. Whether you decide to go with our products or not, we hope you now have all the information you need to make the best choice for your home’s exterior.


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