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Archive for February 1st, 2019

Feb 19

What’s in Polyurethane Fumes and are they Harmful

Polyurethane is commonly used in houses to give wood floors their shine. It also helps to protect the wood floor from water stains, or from liquid seeping in between the cracks ruining the flooring. This product serves a purpose, however it can also be harmful for your health. Many the fumes from polyurethane will begin to fade over time, usually within one year, but majority of problems can be experienced within the first year of having your flooring installed.

What’s in Polyurethane Fumes

You may be wondering what are polyurethane fumes, and why are they dangerous. Polyurethane fumes contain many chemical compounds including volatile organic compounds also known as VOC’s. In case you’re wondering what are VOC’s and whether they are dangerous or no, many of these VOC’s are two to five times higher

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Feb 19

Using the Right Cribs and Carpets for a Newborn Baby

Interior decoration is something that many homeowners will want to do, and their walls, furniture, or even a wooden deck can get deck paint, new wall paint or wallpaper, or more, and furniture such as dressers, tables, and chairs may bet a new coat of paint, or even the floor might get anti slip paint on it, such as concrete. Spray paint and exterior floor paint are more specialized products that homeowners may want to try, and while deck paint and spray paint can have a lot of chemicals in them, homeowners are urged to consider the safety of the products that they use, and avoid those that give off a lot of airborne toxins such as VOCs (volatile organic compounds). This is especially true if a household has an infant or a toddler in it, and these very young family members have heightened sensitivity to allergens, VOCs, and more. Responsible parents will make sure that the paint and even the carpets in the home are friendly for a newborn, and crib safe paint should be sought out in par

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