Hi this is Nigel with Blue Griffin Handyman
and today we are going to talk about how to get rid of the paint smell in your house.
The first thing to do, the best thing to do is to avoid the fumes altogether. Many paints
these days come with a low VOC or a no VOC mixture and it will tell you on the back of
the can like this one here says VOC at 132 grams per liter. Now VOC stands for volatile
organic compounds and that is what is causing the fumes in your house so what you want to
do if you have to use some of these paints with VOC in them the best thing to do is to
open the windows, all the windows in the house and put a fan on one end of the house so you
can draw all the fumes out of the house and try to go to the park for the day or something
and get out of the house so you don’t have the smell those nasty vapors. When you are
using those type of paints with VOC in them definitely use some kind of breathing protection
that will filter out those kinds of fumes. They are not good for you. So that is how
to get the paint smell out of your house.