Whether you’re painting your little girl’s room pink, or striping your boy’s nursery with grey and white, choosing a No VOC paint is a must.
We are at the tail end of construction on our house, so paint is going up right now – very exciting! When choosing which paint to use, I went with Dunn Edwards Enso, which is a no VOC paint.
What is VOC?
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are emitted as gases from certain solids or liquids. VOCs include a variety of chemicals, some of which may have short- and long-term adverse health effects. Concentrations of many VOCs are consistently higher indoors (up to ten times higher) than outdoors. VOCs are emitted by a wide array of products numbering in the thousands. Examples include: paints and lacquers, paint strippers, cleaning supplies, pesticides, building materials and furnishings, office equipment such as copiers and printers, correction fluids and carbonless copy paper, graphics and craft materials including glues and adhesives, permanent markers, and photographic solutions.
Long story short, you want to use a no VOC paint, especially for your little ones health. It has virtually no odor, and is just as easy to apply as regular paint.
The cost is $55.48 per gallon – SO FREAKIN’ WORTH IT!