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.
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