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Paint your wagon…natural

Daily Tip # 357 Photobucket That’s Lee Marvin and he’s usually a very angry man. Except when painting. Then he gets woozy and breaks into song. Natural paints have every color you desire and will leave healthier coats. You’ll find they have little or no VOC (volatile organic compounds) which are released after paint is dry. Regular paints usually contain such bad ingredients as benzene and formaldehyde which can trigger asthma and allergies. Missed a spot: Check out Earth911 to find out where to recycle or donate leftover paint, and be sure to check their paint calculators so you can purchase the right amount you need.

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