151 low VOC Ideabooks

Painted vs. Stained Kitchen Cabinets: Help for Deciding
"of the VOCs) would hold up indefinitely. They're beautiful but already (less than... Using a low-VOC paint instead yielded good results. Paint companies are constantly... a zero-VOC (volatile organic compounds) paint on some custom cabinets, but received... fewer VOCs, and as time goes on, they will only get better, so look at all of your..."
Houzz Tour: Unexpected and Ecofriendly in Montana
"gray zero-VOC stain. The custom green cement island adds color and a whimsical touch... fixtures and low-flow toilets help reduce water waste. Wall tiles: Bedrosians; tub: Americh... all-zero-VOC paints from Mythic Paints. Beale and his team used local, sustainably harvested... allows the low winter sun into the home, helping to warm it naturally. The exterior is... islands. The low-maintenance stucco works well with the continuous exterior insulation on..."
6 Efficient, Eco-Friendly Projects
"they used low-VOC stain on the cabinets, radiant heat, cork light fixtures and a firebox... appliances, low-VOC products, and floors of reclaimed or renewable materials such as bamboo... Lower-Cost, Low-Tech Home9 Cooling Rooftop GardensHigh Design With Solar Panels..."
Green and Clean: Ecofriendly Bathroom Sinks
"no- or low-VOC (nontoxic) sealer. Salvaged porcelain sinks. Conventional porcelain... request a low-VOC finish.More:Guides to greener building and decorating..."
Meet a New Resource-Saving Prefab Design
"zero-VOC paints, low-VOC finishes, Energy Star appliances and LED lighting. A cut... for a low-maintenance exterior. Two greenhouses with organic plants provide fresh..."
Pools Overflow With Finish Options
"Zero VOCs and only requires a two person crew to install. 10 designer colours are... finishLow maintenanceCons: More expensive than plasterNeeds to be installed by licensed... resistantLow maintenanceLong lasting (15 to 20 years)Cons:Very expensiveRequires highly..."
Houzz Tour: Updates Honor a 1930s Cottage's History
"cramped, low-ceilinged rooms. I love looking at how skill, vision (and money) can transform... no- and low-VOC paints and the floors are renewable bamboo.While the Gatling design... original low ceilings and small rooms. The compressed entryway dramatically opens up... such as low ceilings and dark, cramped rooms.Next: Explore 20th century minimalist..."
Houzz Tour: Platinum-Rating Hopes for a Sterling Modern Home
"choose a low flow flush. Okay, you can all go back to oohing and awing over this nice... deck, low-flow toilets, an HRV system, minimal landscaping and low-VOC paints, and... It’s not low maintenance either. The homeowner wanted wood floors to extend all the..."
Contractor Tips: Countertop Installation from Start to Finish
"little low, but I don't have my tape measure, so I'll assume it is correct) you'll... ways. The low-tech way is to use strips of thin luan plywood and a hot glue gun to form... means no VOCs (volatile organic compounds) or added fragrances. More Contractor Tips:..."
Will Cork Float for Your Bathroom Floor?
"guy at Lowe's advised against applying it after installation because it would nullify... with a low-VOC finish to ensure that no water can seep through seams or cracks. Cork..."
Kitchen Counters: Stainless Steel, the Chefs' Choice
"es as low as 12 inches Additionally, create a no drip lip by raising the lip of... no or low VOCs, and the plywood or fiberboard should be labeled "no added urea f..."
The Power of Plywood All Around the House
"checked out Lowe's and they didn't have much in the furniture-grade plywood (3/4 in. birch... harmful VOCs, look for plywood with glues that have no added urea-formaldehyde. The..."
Room of the Day: Home Is Where This Hearth Is
"fireplace on a low brass stool warming myself in front of those fires that my father would... a zero-VOC latex paint. Locally sourced walnut flooring with a water-based finish..."
How to Paint Your Hardwood Floors
"and high VOCs. Latex is the only way to go. This is actually a very good way to refinish... Look for low- or no-VOC paints and coatings to minimize the fumes. 10. Wait to walk..."
Green and Clean: Ecofriendly Tub and Shower Surrounds
"Seek a low- or no-VOC sealer to provide water resistance. Backpainted glass is my... emits no VOCs (volatile organic compounds) that can be harmful when inhaled. And the..."
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