Green Painting

GO GREEN and REPLACE PAINT with PLASTER

“What is the use of a house if you don't have a decent planet to put it on?” Henry David Thoreau Used for thousands of years and currently highly sought after, all natural marble, lime and clay plasters are elegant and timeless.  Your home or business deserves to be beautiful, healthy and enjoyable.  Cover your walls with a natural mineral instead of [...]

2019-03-14T17:35:12-04:00September 1st, 2016|Green Painting, Venetian Plaster & American Clay|

LOHAS: Lifestyle of Health and Sustainability

While it is true that LIFESTYLE OF HEALTH AND SUSTAINABILITY might not be a sexy title, it describes very clearly a large and growing sector of the American population. The Arteriors team of artists considers ourselves to be part of this group, which, according to research puts us at one in four adult Americans – [...]

2019-03-14T17:35:14-04:00January 20th, 2014|Green Painting|

Zero VOC Paint: Just How Good is it for Us?

Part 3 in our Toxicity of Paint Series Zero VOC paint equals better indoor air quality.  This is a big improvement from latex or water-based paints that do have VOC’s (volatile organic compounds).  By eliminating the most harmful exposure to toxins from paint - the fumes - we humans and animals that live indoors will [...]

2019-03-14T17:35:16-04:00February 12th, 2013|Green Painting|

Is Latex Paint Toxin Free?

While it is true that the nature of latex paints make them far better for us and the environment, the contents do have toxins.  Some of these toxins produce VOC’s and some don’t. The vehicle of latex (water-based) paints is water which is a big improvement from the thinners used in oil-based paints.  The acrylic [...]

2019-03-14T17:35:16-04:00February 6th, 2013|Green Painting|

Toxic Paint: What We Know Now

Shop Talk with Ami Mesner Current views on what is toxic paint are influenced by the latest buzz words.  Just like what is viewed as healthy food, the knowledge of the times can change.  It used to be that fat and cholesterol were bad, and now we are encouraged to eat eggs! It’s same thing [...]

2019-03-14T17:35:19-04:00September 6th, 2012|Green Painting|

Interior Painting with an Environmental and Artistic Edge

Did you know that Arteriors also provides high end interior painting using all eco friendly materials? Committed to environmentally friendly painting for several decades now, Arteriors believes our practices can benefit house painting industry as a whole.   A healthy interior environment is best for all our clients, including the many people with allergies.  Some of [...]

2019-03-14T17:35:19-04:00July 5th, 2012|Green Painting|