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Telfair 04-23-2012 07:31 PM

Whats the best graffiti remover?
 
I'm getting tired of having to constantly clean up graffiti from the front area of my home & they even did it on my camper the other day, I live about 1 & 1/2 blocks from a high school & this happens normally after school as they walk home past our home. :furious:

What I fint seems to work best is Carb Cleaner & a brush.
I've been using a plastic brush but I'm gotta try a metal brush next.

Goof off dont work nearly as well, but I will say its what I used when they hit my camper & it worked well of that without removing the campers paint job.

What do you find works best?

joecaption 04-23-2012 08:06 PM

Any Soy paint remover is a safe choice.
http://www.ecosafetyproducts.com/Soy...-Odor-s/68.htm

Why have you not set up a camera to catch them? Have you reported this to the police?

So glad I do not have to deal with all that poop around here.

gregzoll 04-23-2012 08:09 PM

Contact your sheriff. They may already know who the punks are that are doing this, or might be able to get some juvi's to come over and clean it up by earning civic hours on their sentences.

Telfair 04-23-2012 08:54 PM

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Originally Posted by joecaption (Post 905794)
Any Soy paint remover is a safe choice.
http://www.ecosafetyproducts.com/Soy...-Odor-s/68.htm

Why have you not set up a camera to catch them? Have you reported this to the police?

I did call the LAPD & told them about it & I've been chasing this officer for over 6 months trying to start my own neighborhood watch program & I have my surrounding homes all behind me on this.
I've mounted light for nights around here, yet cant afford the camera set up yet, But.... I've been seriously considering it.
Then I could simply turn over the tapes to the police & see if they know the guy & then they can go get him.
Like I said its probably various school kids that do this along the way as they walk home.
This is the bummer about living in the big city. :(
Same thing happens in England I remember the closer we got to London the worse it got. :mad:

Quote:

Originally Posted by gregzoll (Post 905799)
Contact your sheriff. They may already know who the punks are that are doing this, or might be able to get some juvi's to come over and clean it up by earning civic hours on their sentences.

I always try to clean it up as soon as I notice it.
I dont even let the paint or ink dry if I can help it.
In my mind I figure if they see that it dont even get to last a day then they'll stop wasting their time & tag where it will actually last a while & people can see it & not a complete waste of time on their part not to mention getting possibly busted.

I might not mind as much if it was street art, but, its just names of who knows what?
Gangs?
Taggers names?

user1007 04-23-2012 08:57 PM

Someone responded to my post on this topic with this url that looks promising.

http://www.graffitiremovalinc.com

It might be worth reporting this to law enforcement. I would also mention it to the school.

ratherbefishing 04-23-2012 09:06 PM

Dog, sprinkler system on motion sensor, fire hose, rock salt....

Telfair 04-23-2012 09:08 PM

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Originally Posted by sdsester (Post 905848)
Someone responded to my post on this topic with this url that looks promising.

http://www.graffitiremovalinc.com

It might be worth reporting this to law enforcement. I would also mention it to the school.

I'll call or visit the school, not a bad idea....?
& thanks for that link if it works as good as it shows in the video that stuff is amazing!!!! :eek:
after watching the video I'm considering a pressure washer...?
Sounds like a good excuse for another power toy. :thumbup:

Telfair 04-23-2012 09:10 PM

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Originally Posted by ratherbefishing (Post 905855)
Dog, sprinkler system on motion sensor, fire hose, rock salt....

LOL! I've wanted that for random dogs that try to shiat on my yard but dont see spraying people as they walk past my house. :laughing:

joecaption 04-23-2012 09:32 PM

Not sure if you have Northern Tool out there but they have both the cameras and the sencer that sprays water.

gregzoll 04-23-2012 09:35 PM

Make sure that you are taking pictures of it, and forwarding them to the gang unit. As for Neighborhood Watch, check out the website http://usaonwatch.org. As for Street Art, there are those that tag for showing that the territory is their's, and then there are true Graffiti artists that make it a art by showcasing their talents. Those that do it to showcase will either ask you if it is okay to use a area to do it. Check out some of the stuff by Banksy at banksy.co.uk.

Telfair 04-23-2012 09:36 PM

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Originally Posted by joecaption (Post 905882)
Not sure if you have Northern Tool out there but they have both the cameras and the sencer that sprays water.

I've had their catalogs before & never looked for these before....
Something to look into.

Got any links or ideas on prices?

gregzoll 04-23-2012 09:43 PM

Gander Mtn. Bass Pro Shops are a few places. There are a few hunter forums out on the web, a lot of them usually have a technology area for the cameras and such.

Telfair 04-23-2012 11:22 PM

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Originally Posted by gregzoll (Post 905891)
Gander Mtn. Bass Pro Shops are a few places. There are a few hunter forums out on the web, a lot of them usually have a technology area for the cameras and such.

Thanks!
I'm always looking for an excuse to visit the BPS again. :thumbup:

ddawg16 04-24-2012 01:14 AM

Telfair....there are better ways to handle it....PM me if you want more info....graffiti is one of my pet peeves....as in #2.....you don't want to know what #1 is.....

CaptRandy 04-24-2012 11:47 AM

TagAway or Tagonator What we use to take it away.


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