By Alan J. Heavens
The most important, of course, are stains and paints. When you are selecting stains for the floor and choosing polyurethane to seal it, check the labels.
Low and no-VOC products are typically water-based. When they were introduced to the market, those of us who had been painting for years thought them inferior to the older products — adhesion was an issue, and flow was another.
The products have improved, yet they remain expensive because of the cost of replacement ingredients.
©2013 The Philadelphia Inquirer
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