Kentucky Police Arrest Graffiti Tagger After He Posted Graffiti on Highway Grade Signage on Social Media Account
Louisville Kentucky Police arrested a suspected graffiti tagger after he posted images a graffiti on highway grade signs and highway billboards on his Instagram account. After the arrest, the suspect admitted to graffiti tagging the a State Highway Sign and is suspected of graffiti tagging of a highway billboard along I-65 north.
Graffiti is not a victimless crime. Graffiti damage to the highway signage was estimated to cost $5,000. The graffiti tagger is also suspected in tagging the brick wall of a restaurant with an estimated repair cost of $2,500.
Often graffiti taggers share images of their graffiti on social media. Social media can be an effective tool to identify graffiti tagging suspects and also to help confirm responsibility during court proceedings. Because of the tendency of graffiti taggers to share their tags, the quick removal of graffiti is essential to discouraging future graffiti attacks.
How to remove Graffiti from traffic signs5 Simple DIY Steps to Remove Graffiti from Traffic Signs.
Traffic Signs are very delicate so extra care needs to be taken to remove the graffiti tag without damaging the delicate signage. Anti-Graffiti Films protect signage substrates and allow graffiti to be easily removed.
Step 1: Spray Clean City Pro Green Label Graffiti Remover or Clean City Pro Yellow Label Graffiti Remover.
Step 2: Allow short dwell time of 10 to 30 seconds
Step 3: Swirl gently with soft rag or paper towel.
Step 4: Wipe surface clean with dry, absorbent rag.
Step 5: For the best results, rinse with water or wipe down with wet rag.
Repeat as necessary.
Note: For traffic signage protected with a anti-graffiti coating such as 3M Anti-Graffiti Film or Avery Dennison Anti-Graffiti Film, Clean City Pro Red Label Graffiti Remover can be used without fear of damaging the underlying delicate substrate.
3 Simple Steps to Remove Graffiti from Brick.
Step 1: Spray, pour or brush Clean City Pro Red Label Graffiti Remover or Clean City Pro Blue Label Gel Graffiti Remover onto graffiti tag.
Step 2: Allow a moderate dwell time of 5 to 15 minutes
Note: A longer or shorter dwell time is possible depending on conditions. If spray paint is highly saturated, the brick is highly porous or the temperature is cold, allow for a longer dwell time.
Step 3: Pressure wash using a wide, fan tip pressure washing nozzle such as 25 degree green tip. Repeat if necessary.
Clean City Pro Blue Label Gel Graffiti Remover is a fast, effective and safe heavy duty graffiti remover for removing Spray Paint and Permanent Marker
from porous surfaces including Concrete, Brick, limestone, stone, Rock and other difficult surfaces.
Community volunteers, police officers, firefighters, and park district staff came together in Duluth, MN for a Community Graffiti Action Clean-Up Day to Help eliminate the blight of graffiti and graffiti tagging in the urban center.
Graffiti Action Days are innovative volunteer graffiti removal events that empower the community to reclaim their neighborhood from the visual blight of graffiti. They can make a significant and tangible impact on the appearance of a targeted commercial corridor, park or neighborhood plagued by graffiti.
Graffiti Action Days are typically spearheaded by Municipalities, Neighborhood Organizations, Schools, Aldermanic Offices, Chambers of Commerce, or Block Clubs.
Volunteers can quickly and safely remove hundreds of graffiti tags armed with the highly-innovative, highly-effective, highly-green Clean City Pro Green Label Graffiti Remover. During the two-hour events, volunteers report personally cleaning an estimated 30 to 50 tags.
Clean City Pro Green Label Graffiti Remover is highly environmentally-friendly and therefore very safe to work with. It is fast acting and can completely remove most tags within a couple minutes without impacting the underlying surface.
Because Clean City Pro Green Label Graffiti Remover is safe enough to be used by non-professionals, a group of volunteers armed with spray bottles, sponges and buckets of water can effectively remove the majority of the graffiti in a commercial corridor on non-porous surfaces including signs, mailboxes, newspaper boxes, meter boxes and lamp posts.
Large graffiti tags on brick, concrete or other porous surfaces require removal with a pressure washer and heavy duty Clean City Pro Blue Label Gel Graffiti Remover. Alternatively, painting over large graffiti tags is an option for this type of graffiti.
Often graffiti action volunteers will encounter street art while removing graffiti. It is not necessary to remove street art. Street art has been demonstrated to improve the urban environment, unlike graffiti tags which blight it. So what is the difference between Street Art and Graffiti Tagging? 1. Street Art is constructive, Graffiti Tagging is destructive. 2. Street Art adorns the urban landscape, Graffiti Tagging scars it and accelerates urban decay. 3. Street Art is about the audience, Graffiti Tagging is about the tagger.
Fast and Easy Step-by-step guide for how to Remove Graffiti from Painted Metal Newspaper Box using Clean City Pro Green Label Graffiti Remover.
Step 1: Spray Clean City Pro Green Label Graffiti Remover onto graffiti tag
Step 2: Allow short dwell time of 20 to 100 seconds. Sharpie or permanent marker will break within 15 seconds. Paint marker will break within 30 to 60 seconds. Grease pen will break within 2 minutes and agitation will assist the removal as the grease chunks break free. Spray paint will break within 60 seconds to two minutes.
Step 3: Scrub lightly with scouring pad
Step 4: Rinse clean with water or wet rag.
Clean City Pro is dedicated to providing the safest, most effective Green Graffiti Removers to help keep our cities clean of graffiti.