After a rise in graffiti tagging and the blight associates with graffiti in Cheyenne, Wyoming, the Downtown Development Authority and the Cheyenne Police Department are partnering with a pressure washing company to remove graffiti throughout the city at no cost for residents and businesses. There is a from that property owners can fill out to request the graffiti removal services.
"It is vandalism on the building and we are trying to beautify downtown and and make downtown better and a more friendly place, and stuff like this doesn't help the cause" says Cameron Karajanis General Manager of Provisions Wine & Spirits.
Special Projects Manager Esther Gonzales says "We have tourist, visitors, workers, and residents, that drive by here everyday, and the impression that we get is its not a very favorable neighborhood and that's what we are trying to defeat."
Graffiti taggers caught will be fined or face jail time for their misdemeanor or felony crimes.
Graffiti removal is not a one-time project. Graffiti removal from a community is a long-term campaign. Graffiti taggers must be deterred. Fast and effective removal of graffiti discourages graffiti taggers. The sooner the graffiti is removed, the less likely they are to graffiti tag that location.
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.
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
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.
Clean City Pro is dedicated to providing the safest, most effective Green Graffiti Removers to help keep our cities clean of graffiti.