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Re: painting - what kind of paint?

Posted by Elizabeth on 7/29/06
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    On 7/27/06, Julie wrote:
    > I have a CAG and a U2 and I need to paint the walls in my
    > house. What kind of paint is safe to use around birds? I
    am
    > not painting the rooms they are in. I can put towels at
    the
    > bottom of the doors and shut the register vents off until
    I
    > am done and the paint is dry. I have latex paint on the
    > walls now. The base boards were done in an oil base paint.
    > Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. ~Julie
    >
    The few times I have had to paint I have removed the birds
    from the house during painting and for a min. of a few hours
    after. Not sure if you could do this or not....ask a friend
    or family member to bird sit. My cockatoo likes to visit my
    mom - she thinks it is her vacation from us, she gets
    spoiled and we can relax and do whatever we have to do. ;-)

    Use fans, filters etc. to help the air clean out faster as
    well.......