Sustainable Solutions to Common Problems
Whatever the problem, we likely have a solution. Here's a list of products, organized by the problems they conquer. If you don't find what you're looking for, we'll be happy to consult by phone.
For quick reference, click on your area of interest in the list to the right.
AFM Safecoat Sealers for Off-Gassing
Wherever possible and appropriate, we incorporate surface sealing properties into AFM Safecoat products such as paints and clear finishes. Many chemically sensitive individuals have successfully controlled off-gassing materials using Safecoat, to the extent that they can tolerate environments that were intolerable before.
Every indoor air quality problem, and every surface, is different, so there are no guarantees. But follow these basic rules and critical steps for the best chance of success:
Wool: A Pet's Best Friend
Did you know that 71 million U.S. homeowners have dogs, with most owning two? Even more noteworthy is the fact that 50% of these pet owners consider their dogs to be family members, which means they spend time and money to make sure their pet is happy, healthy and comfortable.
How to Avoid Problems with Bamboo Flooring
Bamboo is a reliable flooring product, but only if it's well made by an experienced manufacturer who uses quality stalks, adhesives and milling equipment.
The bamboo flooring market has been flooded in recent years with poorly manufactured material. Here's what to look for in order to locate quality bamboo flooring:
Cork is the outer bark of the cork oak tree, quercus suber, which grows mainly in the Mediterranean region. The bark is a vegetal tissue composed of an agglomeration of cells filled with a gaseous mixture similar to air and lined with alternating layers of cellulose and suberin.
Cork's elasticity, combined with its near-impermeability, makes it the perfect material for making bottle stoppers, floor tiles, insulation sheets, bulletin boards and other similar products.