Author Amy Westervelt

Latex vs. natural paint
Choosing Natural Paints For Your Home

So there you are, standing in the paint aisle, trying to figure out which brand to buy. Their labels all spew the same stuff… low-VOC, no-VOC, long-lasting, durable, antibacterial, antimicrobial,…

Sand and scrape old paint
Safely Remove Old Paint

If you’re getting ready to refinish old furniture or repaint old window frames, you’ll probably need to remove the previous paint first. If the existing paint was oil or latex,…

Lemons absorb paint
Absorb Paint Fumes Quickly And Safely

Oh, the smell of a freshly painted room! It signals the beginning of a creative new endeavor and a fresh, clean start. It also signals that it’s time to open…