Here at Southeast Coatings Inc., we have been in the painting and home improvement industry since the 1980’s. Since day one our priority has been quality. Around 1987 the paint industry under went a shift in how paint was manufactured. They soon began discontinue producing oil-based from exterior products. Water was added to these paints to replace the oil. The removal of oil made paint easier to use, but the addition of water drastically diminished the quality. This shift in the industry set us on a search for the longest lasting exterior paint.
As we researched it seemed that the only option was 100% Acrylic Paints. Because the quality was lacking, we continued our search until we came across ceramic coatings. Lets look at the difference.
100% Acrylic Paint
When you see a bucket of paint that reads 100% Acrylic Paint, that is indicating to you that it was produced with 100% acrylic resins and is not mixed with other lesser quality resins like resins of vinyl acetate. Some manufactures will add in small amounts acrylic resins and slap an Acrylic Paint label on their buckets. The 100% Acrylic Paint are still made with latex. 100% acrylic latex paint is what is considered to be basic regular paint. This is the paint that was produced once oil-based paints were discontinued.
Easy clean up
Great for indoor use
Not as durable as oil-based and ceramic-based paints
Will need to be repainted every 3-5 years
No UV or infrared ray projection
Doesn’t expand and contract with weather changes
We asked the question, what makes paint on vehicles last so long? We soon discovered that cars are painted with a ceramic-based coating that is durable enough to withstand the abuse of wind, rocks and debris. After some research and networking, we were introduced to a manufacture who was producing commercial grade ceramic and elastomeric exterior coating. And thus Turtle Coat was born.
25 year Warranty that it won’t chip, flake or peel
Ceramics provide UV and infrared protection
Expands and contracts with weather changes
Not sold retail
Warranty is only valid if applied by a approved professional