When choosing the right paint for your Boulder, CO home, quality and affordability are the most important factors in your decision. Right?
Bump safety up on that list, otherwise that beautiful new shade you pick out could be full of toxins harmful to the environment – and to your family.
Many homeowners often don’t know that many paints contain Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), chemical additives that help keep paint blended within the can. As paint is applied in your home, these dangerous fumes escape into the air – at levels up to 1,000 times higher than outdoor VOC levels, according to the EPA.
And these vapors continue on at lower levels for quite some time, long after you cease smelling that “new paint” smell. [Read more…]