1. BECAUSE YOU WANT TO AVOID VINYL.
Poly vinyl chloride (PVC) is becoming one of the greatest concerns in the building industry. Not only does the production of it create an environmental nightmare, but the gases it emits over time are becoming a concern. In the event of a house fire, burning PVC releases toxic amounts of dioxin. In addition, Lead is used as a stabilizer in the manufacture of PVC. If you are concerned about our planet’s health, and your own carbon footprint, you should read up on efforts to reduce the use of vinyl.