Making Environmentally Friendly Renovation

We spend in the apartment less than half of life. Meanwhile, according to environmentalists, the air in our house 6-8 times dirtier than outside! One of the reasons – neekologichny repair. But this matter remedied. Let's face it. "Komsomolskaya Pravda" and Moscow-based experts 'Ekostandart' tried to figure out how to repair a flat, so it is easier to breathe. These building materials are natural, but with reservations … Parquet and parquet wood – environmentally friendly material, it is nothing better.

BUT! The thing can spoil the painting. – Cheap synthetic varnishes emit aromatic hydrocarbons – explains technical expert 'Ekostandarta' Nicholas Krivozertsev. – Our specialists are found in the varnish toluene and xylene, which are used as solvents. These substances can irritate the eyes and cause skin diseases, and at constant exposure can cause serious disorders of the nervous system. The glue that ties the board may allocate toluene and acetone – and this toxic substance.

What to do. Do not buy cheap synthetic varnishes. Carefully read label – from which lacquer is made. If we found the money to the floor – do not spoil it a bad cover! Ceramic tile is also practically perfect, from an environmental point of view, decoration. It is made from natural materials and usually does not emit any harmful substances. BUT! Clay, by which secure the tiles may contain phenol and toluene. What to do. Take a look at the composition of the glue and do not use harmful. Paper wall – a wall between the wallpaper and should be a layer Air – explain experts 'Ekostandarta'. This condition is in full conformity with this paper wall – the cheapest. They leak air. As well as fashionable but expensive 'ekooboi' – made of jute, bamboo, canvas and so on … And these need to be careful laminate coating is extremely popular, as is quite economical. But it can hardly be called environmentally friendly.

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