Zero voc / Discussions

Do you have recommendations for radon sealing basement concrete & installing new flooring?

...VOCs. I have also read that there are zero VOC glues. So I am guessing either method can be made relatively healthy -- but am curious as to recommended route (p...

Posted by M N Sept. 1, 2020, 2:20 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Where can I find Natural Interior Paint?

...zero VOC paint is much easier now and is available at almost all box stores or paint supply stores, but interior natural paint takes a bit more effort. You can ...

Posted by Ramana Murty April 2, 2020, 4:45 p.m. Paints, finishes and natural coatings 1 Responses

Do you have suggestion for non-toxic closet design company, or materials?

...zero VOC adhesives such as Bostik GreenForce, building adhesives are where some of the most nasty fumes will come from if you don't select them carefully. I hop...

Posted by Nicole Lucas Haimes Oct. 11, 2019, 10:51 p.m. Materials and resources 1 Responses

Where can I purchase non-toxic interior wall panels near Laval, Quebec?

...zero VOC paint , and if you want a pre-finished formaldehyde-free wall panel you could try Columbia here . What was the brand name of the plastic composite pane...

Posted by Louise Goulet Nov. 30, 2019, 1:14 p.m. Basements improvements 1 Responses

Does using T & G wood plank instead of drywall affect where we put the vapor & air barrier?

...VOC but not Zero VOC unfortunatetly. The honest answer is that from a scientific point of view, painted wood will actually act as a vapour barrier, meaning va...

Posted by Sue Colbourne Nov. 9, 2019, 6:16 p.m. Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces 3 Responses

Where can I find formaldehyde free cabinets that aren't plywood?

...zero VOC clear finishes are hard to find, and zero VOC oils are even harder to find. Natural wood finishing oils off-gas natural VOCs, and even that can be a co...

Posted by Camille Young Dec. 3, 2019, 7:56 p.m. Kitchens 3 Responses

Are there non-toxic quartz kitchen counters?

...voc and non-toxic without having to compromise with BPA content and formaldehyde etc. The installer needs to use epoxy to attach the undermount sink to the coun...

Posted by Jackie kierulf June 27, 2018, 11:08 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 2 Responses

Can you help me choose between a slab on grade and pressure treated wood foundation?

...zero VOC paints and finishes, formaldehyde-free plywood for cabinetry, recycled quartz counters etc. If you have chemical sensitivities then your foundation i...

Posted by Margot Simonot May 20, 2019, midnight Slab on Grade 1 Responses