Surely you have heard the term “environmentally friendly paint” is emerging at the moment? Many developed countries have started using environmentally friendly paint for the design of their homes. Besides it is environmentally friendly, it can protect you against the dangers posed by excessive paint.
Beauty is an important factor in creating a home design up to the expectations. To achieve the expected beauty, you often have to conflict with the safety and health of the family. This problem is also presented on the selection of paint used for furniture and entire wall of the room of your house.
Basically, paint is a material that used as a protector and creator of beautiful color. The presence of paint is easy and simple that you can apply. The more subtle and bright colors, it also has a high resistance to bacteria and fungi. However, sometimes you do not realize if you use paint that has no safety for the environment and your health. This is because the paint that you normally use contains toxic and can cause cancer.
In general, paint contains high levels of hazardous materials that exceed the limit. Therefore, some countries began to pay attention to the levels of the materials used. Environmentally friendly paint is paint that already meets standards on levels of hazardous substances allowed for use in paint content. It is using the standard amount of the VOC (volatile organic compound).
The standard amount of VOC environmentally friendly paint for each country is different. At this time, there are two standard amount of the VOC are widely used, namely the United States and Europe. The VOC standard of European is lower than the VOC standard of American.
As a consumer, you should be wise in choosing paint for your home design. The use of environmentally friendly paint is the correct action to create your family’s health and may also preserve of our Earth from destruction slowly.