natural paint

Natural Paint

natural paintI have always been sensitive to odors. My husband states that I have a “dog” nose.

When we decided to build a home office 3 years ago, I researched the subject of low or no voc paints. VOC refers to Volatile Organic Compounds which may be harmful to health, and can be more serious for pregnant women, small children, and those with chemical sensitivities or respiratory issue such as asthma. According to www.greenbuilder.com, VOC refers to chemicals which evaporate at room temperature. VOC’s are present in all oil-based paints and many latex paints. Continue reading