Thursday, May 14, 2009

Asheville NC Custom Builder shares on NO VOC Paints

Improving indoor air quality has been one of the newer issues in the green movement. To help deal with this issue there are several low or no VOC paints that have been introduced to help people remodel their homes without damaging their air quality. VOCs, or volatile organic compounds, are what put chemicals from paint into the air, and consequently gives paints their odors. As VOCs are reduced, the odor levels drop, and fewer and fewer chemicals are put into the air.

The down fall for low and no VOC paints has always been tinting. Tinting the paint adds 150 grams of VOCs into the paint. This is true for all paints. That means that even if you buy a boutique, all natural paint, as soon as you tint it to the color you desire, you just defeated all the work you put into locating and purchasing the paint. When building that new dream home always choose a knowledgeable contractor that understands what makes paints and finishes low or no VOC and where to obtain such materials. Advantage Development Co. is an award winning custom green builder in Asheville NC building fine custom homes for two decades. Visit us today at to learn why we truly are the better high end custom builder in Asheville NC and surrounding areas.

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