Ask the Expert Painters in Guelph: Spot the Least-polluting Paints

According to UK-based Ethical Consumers, plant-based, water-borne paints are better choices than plant-based, solvent-borne ones with natural solvents. VOCs are vapours from paint solvents that affect the air quality we breathe.  Some people are more sensitive than others, but with extended exposure to the toxic fumes, most people experience eye, nose and throat irritation or headaches, and worse, particularly with children, develop asthma and respiratory-related allergies. To prevent this, as much as possible avoid products with titanium dioxide as whitener.

While the governments from both sides of the continents are taking steps to restrict VOC in paints, your professional residential Kitchener painters can educate you on how to spot the least-polluting paints.

http://waterloo.certapro.com/ask-the-expert-painters-in-guelph-spot-the-least-polluting-paints.aspx

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s