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The Differences Between Low VOC and No VOC Paints

low and no voc paintsMany people are confused about low and no VOC paints. Manufacturers tout them, but are the products any good? Consumers who arm themselves with knowledge can make better decisions about the paint products they use.

What Are VOC Paints?

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2013 Interior & Exterior Paint Trends

Home Painted by Fordham & MacLean Painters

Home Painted by Fordham & MacLean Painters

If you’re ready to paint your home but have no idea what colors to use, the following paint trends may help you make a decision:

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The Dangers of Lead Paint

Courtesy of Epoch Environmental Consulting

Courtesy of Epoch Environmental Consulting

There is a high likelihood that anyone who lives in and owns their own home has at some point done some home renovation and redecorating that involved painting either the interior or exterior (or both) walls of their house.

Each year, many people redecorate their home and decide to change the color of their walls. Many people even call upon professionals like us to help them. Painting homes can be a lot of fun (and a lot of work!); however, certain types of paint, like paint that contains lead, can be extremely dangerous to one’s health.

For the purposes of this article, we’ll focus on the dangers as well as frequently asked questions associated with using lead based paint.

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How to Choose the Right Stain for Your Deck

deckThe deck wood surface takes the maximum brunt of the elements and needs to be stained at regular intervals to protect it from damage. With several types of stains and paints available exclusively for outdoor purposes, it becomes very difficult to make a selection. While each type may have its own benefits, a careful consideration of the advantages and drawbacks of each can help you make the right decision.

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