New Year’s Resolution: Use Green Products in Your Home

Raise your hand if you made a New Year’s resolution this year!

Making the resolution is the easy part, the hard part is actually following through! Have no fear, the team at Hirshfield’s is here to keep you accountable! All month long we’ll be bringing your tips and advice to help stick to your home improvement resolutions. We’ll be covering topics such as adding color to your space and getting your home organized. Today, we’re going to help you in your resolution to use more “green” products in your home!

Low- or no-VOC paint is an easy place to start. This type of paint releases fewer or no volatile organic compounds (VOCs) into your home or office air. VOCs create ground-level ozone pollution and carry potential health risks.

Benjamin Moore Natura® Zero-VOC Interior Paint is ideally suited for residential applications. Unlike conventional zero-VOC paints, Natura remains zero-VOC even after tinting, which means it remains virtually odorless regardless of color.

If you’re looking to remove some old paint or coatings from brick, wood or concrete, Smart Strip™ Paint Removal System is an environmentally friendly option. This is a 100% biodegradable, water-based paint stripper that is extremely effective for removing multiple layers of architectural and industrial coatings from virtually all interior/exterior surfaces such as wood, brick, metal, concrete, stone, plaster, fiberglass, etc. Smart Strip™ does not contain methylene chloride, any caustics, or toxic chemicals. It is odor-free and safe for the environment.

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Klean-Strip® Easy Liquid Sandpaper is a water-based, biodegradable formula with low odor that permanently deglosses surfaces. It is much easier than sanding to help new finishes adhere to old finishes. Works on paint, varnish, enamel, lacquer, polyurethane and stain and is great for kitchen cabinets, wood moldings and door facings.

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These products are available at your local Hirshfield’s.

Hirshfield’s is your local Minneapolis-St. Paul paint retailer. The paint experts at Hirshfield’s are here to help you with everything from window-treatments to paint colors. Hirshfield’s manufactures paint right here in Minneapolis.

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