9/24/2013 7:06 AM
People everywhere finally understand how their actions affect the environment. Use these tips for eco-friendly painting for Alamo homes and businesses. You will be able have your home or business repainted and protect the environment, as well.
Many of the paints normally used by painting contractors contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs). VOCs can adversely affect your health especially when you spend extended amounts of time in an enclosed area with them. The longer you are exposed to VOCs, the worse it is for those with allergies or sensitivities to them.
Luckily, for those with allergies to VOCs or sensitivities, there are now “green” paints available. You can request that anyone painting your Alamo home or business use these paints. There are natural paints, made with all-natural ingredients, as well as zero VOC and low VOC paints.
These paints are also better on the environment because they do not contain toxins and do not require petroleum-based cleaners. Ask the painting contractors you are considering if they offer these types of paints.
Other eco-friendly tips include:
Maintaining a healthy home or business is not difficult although it may take some effort. Using these tips for eco-friendly painting of Alamo homes and businesses may help create a healthier property. Try them out today.
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