Eco-Friendly Painting

Did you know there are choices when it comes to environmentally friendly paint products? The paint industry has made great strides in technology to provide options for eco-conscious customers concerned with VOC (volatile organic compound) emissions without compromising durability, quality and color. At Columbia Paint and Wallcover, we are proud to offer some of these products with our Benjamin Moore and Richard’s Paint lines.

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Benjamin Moore’s eco-friendly products are committed to the “Green Promise” design. This commitment means they have met and exceeded industry standards to be considered environmentally safe.

Here are a few of the products that meet the “Green Promise” standards:


Natura Waterborne Interior Paint– certified asthma and allergy friendly, zero VOC emissions, low odor

Aura– best interior, low VOC and odor, available in Bath and Spa matte finish to be mildew resistant

Ultra Spec 500– professional interior paint, zero VOC, low odor, wide range of sheens

Waterborne Ceiling Paint– designed to hide imperfections, low VOC and odor

Eco Spec WB– commercial grade, low VOC and order, available in WB Silver which contains anti-microbial properties


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Richard’s Paint  

Richard’s Paint also offers several low VOC options with their “Eco-Rich” line. All of the stamped “Eco-Rich” products adhere to the strict industry guidelines to be considered eco-friendly.

Here are some of the products that meet the “Eco-Rich” product standards:

#1300 series Rich Air- zero VOC, virtually odorless, available for interior in primer, flat, eggshell and semi-gloss finishes

#400 series Signature Plus Ceramic Paint and Primer in One- low VOC and odor, available for interior in matte, eggshell, satin, semi-gloss finishes

#600 series Rich Wall Premium High Hide- low VOC, available for interior in flat, ceiling, matte, eggshell, and semi-gloss finishes

#700 series H20 Fusion Water Based Alkyd- uses a specially formulated waterborne-alkyd resin coating vs. solvent based alkyd enamels, low VOC and odor, available in primer, satin enamel, gloss enamel, and semi-gloss enamel


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