Paints and Coatings
Auro Lime Paint – Review
As I mentioned in my previous post, we recently bought a house. We painted the interior, top to bottom and I wanted to include some natural paints in the mix. You might be wondering, what a natural paint is. In a nutshell it can be defined as petroleum free...
Allback Paints Made From Pure Organic Linseed Oil and 100% Petroleum Free
It seems that whenever you find one "new" product, others come out of the woodwork soon after. In this case I'm referring to the plant-based paint brand, Green Planet Paints, which I wrote about in December. You see, now that paint companies have tackled the problem...
Green Planet Paints – Zero VOC, Petroleum Free
Ed. Note: After reading this article, Ted Sosniki, President and CEO of Go Green World Products, LLC, manufacturer of Green Planet Paints, offered some additional and helpful advice regarding these paints. His comments are indicated in quotation marks. I came across...
Greenwashing in Real Life
I always love going to the Interior Design Show. It's a great mix of unique interior design exhibits, new products, up and coming Canadian designers at Style North and great designer displays. This year was no exception -- it was truly a great event with loads of...
Homestead House — The Only Canadian Milk Paint Manufacturer
Milk paint is an old-fashioned paint that’s usually used on antique or reproduction furniture. Now, however, using a special binder, you can also use it on drywall and metal surfaces.
AFM Safecoat Products — High Quality, Low to Zero VOC, Low Toxicity
Volatile organic chemicals (VOCs) are present in many home-building and furnishing products. AFM Safecoat produces a line of adhesives, sealants and paints that are low to zero VOC and safe for people and the environment.
American Clay: A natural alternative to paint
American Clay is an all natural, mineral based clay that replaces paint. While I was in The Zero Point on Queen Street, I asked Maura Coulter, the green building specialist who manages the store, to explain the advantages of using clay over paint. After all, putting...
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