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New No VOC Paint Prevents Mold and Bacteria

Posted by Cris Carl | May 23, 2011

The newest thing in no VOC (volatile organic compound) paints is an additive material known as “Microban®." “Microban® is the only non-chemical, non-metallic, anti-mildew and...


Is your air cleaner making your air quality worse?

Posted by Cris Carl | Jul 14, 2010

Ozone can be good or bad – depending on where it is. The good ozone occurs 10 to 30 miles above the earth and protects us from harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun. Bad ozone occurs...


The Greenest Way to Use Aerosol Spray Paint

Posted by Kevin Stevens | May 20, 2010

Aerosol cans have been around for nearly a century; they were first used for non-painting applications, such as applying pesticides and other liquids. In 1949, Edward Seymour invented...


Green Paint Strippers

Posted by Caryn Colgan | Feb 23, 2010

There are three common ways to remove paint and varnish: sanding, scraping and strippers. Paint and varnish can be abraded away with sandpaper or removed with a scraper or putty knife....


A Guide to Ecological Paints

Posted by Caryn Colgan | Feb 17, 2010

With so many types of paint available, consumers can easily be overwhelmed by the decision whether to buy regular, low-VOC, no-VOC or more unusual paints. According to the US Environmental...


Brushing Up on Low-VOC Paint

Posted by Caryn Colgan | Jan 13, 2010

Homeowners who want to use eco-friendly paint may insist on using low- or no-VOC (volatile organic compound) paint. Not only are low-VOC paints more earth-friendly, they are often...


Don't DIY with Baby

Posted by Steve Graham | Sep 17, 2009

You want a safe, healthy child, but want to continue home improvement projects during pregnancy. Some projects may be dangerous for pregnant women, particularly exposure to some chemicals...


Low VOC Paint

Posted by Richard Schabb | Sep 02, 2009

Paint is something we all have to live with, because it's on the walls of just about every structure we have an occasion to venture into nowadays. Paint is made of three basic types...