We've written about IdeaPaint a few times — it's a great alternative to interactive surfaces such as chalk and magnetic paint. IdeaPaint is a single-coat paint that can transform any surface into a dry-erase surface and since our last posts, the company has upped its green-cred by getting GREENGUARD certified. Find out what makes IdeaPaint so awesome, after the jump.
IdeaPaint can be applied directly over any existing wall or surface in your home. It can be recovered and resurfaced whenever needed — simple scuff the surface and coat with fresh IdeaPaint or regular paint. IdeaPaint can even be used to restore your old whiteboards rather than throwing them away. It's available in 10 colors and a number of formulations suitable for work, school and home.
According to IdeaPaint, many dry-erase surfaces contain formaldehyde, which slowly releases gas and diminishes indoor air quality for the life of the product. However, IdeaPaint is formaldehyde-free, conforms to all U.S. EPA regulations and does not produce any harmful gas once it's dry. The company also claims that their product has less embodied energy than regular white boards because of less materials, labor and shipping needed. IdeaPaint has been recognized by Parent Tested Parent Approved and its entire product suite and has been recognized with GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality and Children & Schools Certifications.
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