SPRUCE UP your home this spring using materials that are friendly to the environment and your health. Whether you want to paint every room in the house or give your window treatments a face-lift, these eco-friendly products might literally help you breathe a little easier.
Brighten the walls with a fresh coat of zero-VOC paint. Volatile organic compounds, used to prevent mold and mildew, are found in many traditional paints. But they also can trigger asthma, headaches and skin rashes. Look for paints that instead use zinc oxide to help keep mold at bay.
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