How to Protect Your Baby Before She’s Even Born

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Low voc, What is varnish, What is wall primer for

You’re expecting a baby! Congratulations! No doubt you’re getting the room ready, prepping the grandparents, and arguing about baby names. As you think about the colors that you want baby’s room to be, and how to provide a safe environment for your new little one, have you thought about how the paint your using could harm them? Here’s why you need to get non toxic paint for crib use, and for everything in your baby’s new room.

Understanding the Problem

Many paints, including that used for painting furniture in the baby’s room, contains Volatile Organic Compounds, or VOCs. High levels of VOCs can cause a lot of problems for people with chemical sensitivities.

A Swedish study on dampness in buildings and its effect upon health found that exposure to PGE (the chemical compound VOCs particularly found in common household paints) doubled the chances that children with allergies would develop allergies to other things over time. The children in the study who lived in home

The Importance of Using the Right Paint

Written by Eric Brophy. Posted in Low odor paint, What does primer do, What is wall primer for

What is wall primer

Painting a house is something most folks do to personalize their home, but they don’t necessarily enjoy it. The smell, the work, and possible staining and problems cause issues for many people. Factor in other issues, such as calculating paint coverage, and you have a project that goes beyond one day. What many people don’t know is that there are services that will come to their home and do the job for them-and with a paint that won’t upset their allergies or health. Read on and discover more about the importance of painting your home in a way that is safe and