During the warm summer months, people are often looking to do home repairs. There is nothing like opening up all the windows and adding a fresh coat of paint in your home. What happens when you close those windows and you are inhaling all those fumes from the paint?

Frequently, the paints and lacquers that we use to decorate our homes have airborne chemicals or gases that can wreak havoc on our health. These toxins are called volatile organic compounds (VOC’s) and can leach out into the air causing headaches, dizziness, and visual and respiratory impairment.

The good news is that there are many options for eco-friendly paints. Check out this article to find out more.