How can I reduce my VOCs at home?
How do I reduce the levels of VOCs in my home?
- Only buy what you need when it comes to paints, solvents, adhesive and caulks.
- Store unused chemicals in a garage or shed where people do not spend much time.
- Dispose of unused chemicals that are stored in your home or garage.
How long does it take to air out VOCs?
We can find some answers in a recent article in the Indoor Air Jounal titled “Decreasing concentrations of volatile organic compounds (VOC) emitted following home renovations”. The authors found a return to “normal” VOC levels after 2-3 months.