Question

I want to stain and seal the interior side of my new pine patio doors. What low or no-VOC product can I use?

Asked by Lisa
Long Beach, NY

How can I be sure of a company's claims when purchasing online?

Answer

VOCs are a great concern to many of our clients today, and many consumers find it very difficult to navigate the claims of paint and stain manufacturers.

The following websites of testing institutes might help you find the right nontoxic finish product available in your area.


For more information:

Read our backgrounder "Selecting Healthy and Environmentally Sound Clear Wood Finishes" for detailed comparisons of wood finishes.

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