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What Moms Need to Know: Non-Toxic Paint for Baby's Room

Dear Sammi SaferBuilder,

I'm expecting a baby soon and would like to use a non-toxic paint for the baby's room. I've read so many articles about toxic substances, I would like to make my baby's new room as non-toxic as possible.

I am using licensed contractors. Won't my contractors already be aware of the SaferBuilding™ materials and methods?

Why do I need to give professionals additional information?

Signed,

Mom to Be


Dear Mom to Be,

Surprising at it may be, many commonly used materials contain known toxic and cancer causing ingredients.

Your licensed contractors may be trained in local laws and conditions using traditional materials and methods, but just because their work meets legal standards, doesn't mean that it is safe. We are much more aware now then we have been in the past of toxins and their effects.

Let's begin by looking at the painting materials and methods used in your baby's room (SaferBuilding™ Interior Painting), carpeting being removed (SaferBuilding™ Carpet Demolition), the hardwood flooring being installed (SaferBuilding™ Installing New Hardwood), as well as new furniture (SaferBuilding™ Furniture Factsheet). All of these suggestions and information found in the factsheets may provide you with helpful ideas for creating a safer and healthier room for your newborn.

Attaching the appropriate SaferBuilder&trade Contractor Sheet (SaferBuilding™ Construction Factsheets) to your bid and giving it to your contractor, will help you and your contractor make better decisions for your home and your baby's health. With a few simple steps, you can make your home safer.

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