Paint is a detail that can dramatically change a space; unfortunately the interior paints used in most homes today contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and other toxic chemicals that are harmful to human health and the environment. Some symptoms of VOC exposure may include nausea, shortness of breath, nose and throat irritation and dizziness. One way to decrease your family's exposure to these health hazards, and to use products that are "green" or better for the environment, is to use paints that contain no (or at least less) toxic compounds.
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