Low VOC Paints – A Healthier Paint Alternative
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Have you heard the term low VOC paints? If you are thinking about repainting the interior of your home, you might want to look at some of the many new paints that are available like low VOC paints. They are a healthier and greener alternative to regular paint.
Paints contain VOCs also known as Volatile Organic Compounds – organic chemical compounds which have significant vapor pressures and which can affect the environment and human health.
Now you can find no and zero VOC paints at a variety of paint shops and home improvement stores.
Following is a list of some of the most popular brands:
AFM (American Formulating and Manufacturing)
Benjamin Moore & Co. (Pristine® Eco-Spec® )
Duron Paints and Wallcoverings (Genesis Odor-Free products)
ICI Dulux Paints
Old Fashioned Milk Paint Company
Sherwin-Williams (HealthSpec® paints)
One of our favorites for all around color choice, dry time and low odor is Aura by Benjamin Moore. The Aura line is made to go together so that you can mix and match colors throughout your house and the rooms will always flow together.