Best Ways to Remove Graffiti

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Removing graffiti can be a challenging task, but there are several ways you can try to remove it depending on the surface and type of paint used. Here are some of the best ways to remove graffiti that you can try:

Use a graffiti remover solution

There are graffiti remover solutions available in the market that can be effective in removing graffiti from various surfaces. These solutions should be used according to the manufacturer's instructions.

Use a pressure washer

A pressure washer can be used to remove graffiti from many surfaces, such as concrete, brick, and metal. You can buy or rent a pressure washer from a hardware store or hire a professional service.

Use a baking soda solution

Mix baking soda and water to make a paste and apply it to the graffiti. Let it sit for a few minutes and then scrub it with a brush. Rinse off the paste with water.

Use a solvent

Solvents such as acetone or paint thinner can be used to remove graffiti from surfaces such as metal or glass. However, these solvents can be hazardous and should be used with caution. Wear gloves and safety glasses when using solvents, and follow the manufacturer's advice if you come into contact with the products.


Sandblasting is a more aggressive method that involves blasting a surface with sand or other abrasive materials to remove the graffiti. However, this method is best left to professionals as it can cause damage to the surface if not done correctly.

Remember to always test any method on a small inconspicuous area first to make sure it does not cause damage to the surface. Additionally, be aware that some methods may not completely remove all traces of the graffiti, especially if it has been there for a long time.

We hope these tips help you if you need to remove graffiti from your property. If you give these a go and it doesn’t give you the results you hoped for, or if you would prefer to have our team of professionals come out to assess the area and remove it for you you can contact us for a free quote.

Removing graffiti is not always the easiest DIY task, so if your results are looking like the picture below, give us a call.

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Our graffiti removal service is a careful yet thorough process, we take extreme pride in all our work and aim to leave you feeling fully satisfied with our service. You can send us pictures of the area using our get a quote form so we can assess the scale of the project.