Zero VOC floor oil / Guides

90 year old red pine refinished with zero VOC floor oil
Paints, finishes and natural coatings

How to find a healthier wood finish

...VOCs per can of water based polyurethane; compare that with a low VOC paint which will have about 50 grams, or Zero VOC paint which will have... wait for it...z...

Non-toxic food safe wood finishing oil for counters, floors, decks and toys
Healthy indoor air quality

Naturally made non-toxic wood finishing oil

...oil © Livos Read more about our top ten tips for a longer lasting deck here , or read all about how to choose non-toxic zero VOC paints , or even how to mak...

Drywall and construction dust
Cleaning and maintenance

Tips for keeping air clean during renovations

...VOC free. Buying 'low VOC' paint is a bit like buying 'light' cigarettes, whereas zero VOC is more like quitting. It's not that much more money for zero VOC, an...

wood ceiling in Reclaimed sunken lumber
Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces

Wood Ceilings or drywall - how to choose your ceiling material & what's the difference in cost?

...floor, even a floor that has been treated with a varnish or natural oil treatment for wood . Varnished wood floors will show discolouration over even a couple...

Marmoleum is a non-toxic eco choice for flooring
Flooring and stairs

Marmoleum: a healthy and durable flooring option.

...floor easier to clean because dust and dirt don’t easily stick to the floor. Marmoleum gets tougher and more durable over time because the linseed oil continu...

Non-toxic building materials can improve home air quality
Healthy indoor air quality

Maintaining healthy indoor air quality

...VOCs Volatile organic compounds form a large part of household chemical pollutants . Formaldehyde, benzene, toluene, alcohols and mineral spirits are the most...

MDF Formaldehyde Free Alternatives - Made from Rice Stalks
Healthy indoor air quality

The formaldehyde-free MDF non-toxic alternative made of natural rice-stalks

...floor joists, particle board cabinetry and countertops, laminate flooring products and paper-faced drywall are a few examples of materials we put in our homes t...