VOC free paints

You may wish to consider a healthier and more environmentally friendly paint choice for your next home improvement project. VOC free paints are specially formulated to reduce or eliminate the use of harmful chemicals, providing a high-quality finish without the unpleasant smells associated with traditional paints. Our team of expert painters have more than 50 years’ experience in the industry and possess an expert understanding of how to achieve the best results. Like designer paints, VOC free paints require precision, attention to detail, and multiple coats to deliver the right effect. We have the skill and knowledge to work with specialist VOC free paints and to create the stunning finish you desire.

What are VOCs?

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are chemicals that are found in many types of paints.These compounds vaporize at room temperature as part of a process that is known as ‘offgassing’. This leaves the dry paint behind on the surface and is responsible for the new paint smell you may notice within your property after decorating.

Why should you choose VOC free paints?

VOC free paints are formulated using natural ingredients such as chalk, clay, and lime rather than the synthetic chemicals found in traditional paints. As a result, they are non-toxic and low odour, making them far more pleasant to live and work with. VOC free paints are high-quality and eco-friendly, producing eye-catching results with minimal environmental impact. If you are considering whether to use VOC free paints within your next home improvement project you should know that:

 VOC free paints are healthier

The VOCs released into the atmosphere by traditional paints aren’t just unpleasant, they can be harmful as well. These chemicals have been linked to headaches, breathing difficulties, dizziness, and nausea, and they can cause issues for particular audiences such as asthma sufferers, elderly people, pregnant women, and children. As traditional paints will continue to ‘offgas’ until all VOCs have been vaporised, this process can last for years, and air pollution will continue to build up within your home.

VOC free paints are better for the environment

The use of VOCs in paints can also cause issues for the environment. The ‘offgassing’ process contributes to air pollution, whilst the synthetic chemicals used to create traditional paints are often toxic. As a result, manufacturers are increasingly developing low VOC or VOC free paints that replace these harmful ingredients with natural pigments and ingredients. As well as reducing their environmental impact, these paints are also more breathable, preventing moisture from being trapped below the painted surface.

What are your VOC free paint options?

These paints are known by lots of different names – VOC free paints, low VOC paints, zero VOC paints, and natural paints. What unites them all is a much lower VOC content than traditional paints and a manufacturing process that is much more environmentally aware. There are several popular VOC free paint brands such as Earthborn, Graphenstone, Edward Bulmer, Little Knights, and Lakeland, but, increasingly, major brands such as Dulux are also offering VOC free options. Our team has worked with a wide range of different VOC free paints and will use their understanding to help you determine the right paint for your requirements.

Contact our team

Would you like to learn more about our VOC free paint services? Call 020 8468 1512, email info@brushstrokesdecorators.com, or fill out our contact form to hear from our expert team. We’re always happy to help with any queries.

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Why choose us for VOC free paints?

VOC free paints require careful application to ensure the best results. Our team have the skills and experience to work effectively with these paints and will make sure that your project exceeds your expectations.

  • Flexible
    We will work with any VOC free paints you have in mind. Talk to our team about your requirements, preferred paint colours, and any brands you’re considering, and we’ll take care of everything. Alternatively, if you’d like our expert advice, we’ll be more than happy to help. Few people are as familiar with VOC free paints as our team is.
  • Reliable
    You can rely on our meticulous approach to deliver the best results. We will use our extensive experience in the industry to prepare the surface correctly and ensure that every coat of VOC free paint is applied flawlessly. During the consultation we will help you find the right option for your requirements.
  • Professional
    We are committed to delivering the best customer experience, as well as the best results. From our care when applying primers and undercoats through to the masking process we use to protect the surroundings, you can have complete confidence in the work we carry out within your home. Our team are professional, friendly, and approachable.
  • Attentive
    We understand that decorating can be disruptive and that’s why we pride ourselves on our excellent communication. We will keep you up to date with our progress and our approach will always be completely transparent. You will always know exactly what you’re paying for and there will never be any hidden charges.

Discuss your
requirements with us

Call 020 8468 1512 or email info@brushstrokesdecorators.com to ask any questions about our VOC free paint services or to get booked in. Our team will be happy to discuss your requirements.

Working with us

Contact us
Talk to our team about the project you have in mind and tell us the painting and decorating services that you require.

We can visit your home to discuss your requirements and determine how much VOC free paint will be needed.

Receive your quote
You will receive a no-obligation quote within 48 hours that clearly outlines all the costs involved with your project.

Book in your work with us
When you’ve confirmed the quote, we will arrange a suitable start date with you. A 10% deposit will be required at this stage.

We start work
We begin transforming your home. Our team will put their VOC free painting skills to good use and will update you throughout the process.

Where we work

Are you looking for expert decorators to apply VOC free paints within your home? Our talented teams work throughout London, Kent and Surrey.

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