Using exterior paint on indoor surfaces can be a dangerous alternative due to the high concentration of volatile organic compounds, or VOCs. The recipe used to make exterior paint is different than that of interior paint... More »

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Some online resources that have information on how to estimate the cost of painting the exterior of a house are Homeadvisor, Homewyse and Painting Business Pro. Tools on these websites use factors such as ZIP code, type ... More »

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To paint an exterior fiberglass door, start by thoroughly cleaning the door's surface. Using painter's tape, cover any accessories not to be painted such as doorknobs, windows or door frames. Apply bonding primer to the ... More »

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Volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, are potentially harmful carbon-based chemicals often found in paints. The Environmental Protection Agency defines VOC-free paint as having a level of less than 5 g/L of VOCs. However,... More »

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Giving painted surfaces the appearance of stone or marble, suede, sandstone, sponging or a chalkboard is possible with the use of different interior paint faux finishes. With the proper instruction and preparation, faux ... More »

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Volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, are found in varying amounts in most types of paint. These unstable, carbon-containing compounds are solvents that keep the paint in liquid form and make it easy to apply. More »

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Paint manufacturers use the term "Zero VOC" to describe paint products that contain little to no volatile organic compounds (VOC). These paints are marketed as being non-toxic, odor-free and safer for the environment tha... More »

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