Are Paint Fumes Dangerous?

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Without a doubt, indoor painting is a common home improvement project. After all, there’s no easier way to completely transform a space. However, that splash of color may not be completely risk-free. That is, with proper ventilation, and in the right conditions, painting can be a perfectly safe activity, but if you aren’t careful — or if you’re working in an environment with poor ventilation — the use of paints that give off dangerous fumes can lead to harmful health effects.