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is it safe for pets to be shut upstairs while painting downstairs?

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Asked by allyk922 at 12:32 PM on Aug. 27, 2010 in Pets

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  • yea, why wouldnt it be?

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 12:33 PM on Aug. 27, 2010

  • I'm just concerned. Our whole downstairs is being painted over the next couple days and we have 2 cats and a dog. Obviously they can't roam as they usually do =) So my plan is to put dog in SD12s room and the cats in our master bedroom with doors closed BUT it's gonna be about 90 degrees here so don't know about having windows all open??

    Comment by allyk922 (original poster) at 12:36 PM on Aug. 27, 2010

  • Yes. Just make sure the upstairs is well ventilated, just incase any fumes have access through vents to get upstairs. Even if the fumes did get upstairs they wouldn't be as strong, but it's better to be safe.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 12:58 PM on Aug. 27, 2010

  • You should have the rooms being painted ventilated well - despite the heat or air conditioning (bite the bullet air will escape!!)
    and everyone will be fien

    Answer by FooLynRoo at 5:45 PM on Aug. 27, 2010

  • why don't you use the 0 voc paint? you don't need to lock anyone up or air anything out. i like the olympic one from lowe's. it costs about the same as any other good paint.

    Answer by princessbeth79 at 9:50 PM on Aug. 27, 2010

  • yes

    Answer by regian19832002 at 12:27 AM on Aug. 29, 2010

  • think so

    Answer by san78 at 6:55 AM on Aug. 30, 2010

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