Anna Simmons

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Paint myths busted

You can’t believe the old painters’ tales about the shortcomings of latex and superiority of alkyds (or oils). Paint companies have invested heavily to improve their latex products, especially since alkyd paints will likely be...

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What does VOC mean?

The latest eco-buzzword around paint is VOCs, which stands for “volatile organic compounds.” When you break down the acronym, you have “volatile,” which means the substance is easily evaporated; “organic,” which tells...

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Make your painting projects eco-friendly

These days, green paint is more than just a blend of blue and yellow sold under a flowery name such as subtle sage. Thanks to new paint technology and environmental programs, it’s becoming much easier to go eco with your...

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