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The main thing to take notice of is that once the temperatures get into the 40°’s and 30°’s all products take noticeably longer to dissolve graffiti.   Dwell times need to be 2-3 times longer to yield the same results, and it’s often helpful to leave product on much longer than that.   Images Courtesy of NYC Power Wash   It helps to keep the product indoors and even inside the car so that the products are at room temperature when you apply them.   A hot water pressure washer/ steam cleaner helps a lot.   Sometimes it even helps...

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For graffiti on porous bricks, block walls and stone, use our Bare Brick, Stone & Masonry Graffiti Remover (BBSM).   On typical graffiti, simply flood coat three times (at roughly 3 minute intervals) , wait another few minutes then rinse with a small pressure washer. Graffiti on Cast Concrete Flood Coat with Bare Brick Remover Final Rinse with Pressure Washer Agitation, as you apply this product, can be of great assistance. Continued experience with the product will enable the user to judge how many applications are necessary for varying surfaces and particular spray cans. On older/thicker graffiti, patience is the...

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When removing Graffiti on wood fences, there are a number of possible ways to approach it which mainly depends on the scale of the job.    First Option. PAINT OVER. If it’s larger graffiti on the fence or filled-in bubble writing you are best advised to just color match and paint over the graffiti. If necessary you can take a sample piece/slat to your local paint store and color match the fence very accurately. Remember to paint an entire section from top to bottom and end to end, as it will be far less conspicuous than leaving small patches of...

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An understanding of the different types of street signs will help you determine the vulnerability of each sign before approaching them. Screen printed signs that are likely to be placed in a location highly susceptible to graffiti, must be protected with a vandal film (aka protective overlay film) commonly manufactured by 3M (and other film/laminate suppliers). Once this laminate is on the sign, any of our products are suitable for cleaning.     However, we have noticed that the continued use of harsher strippers, thinners and other solvents, as well as expo- sure to UV sunlight has a tendency to...

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When using our products, shadows on porous surfaces can be avoided by ensuring the graffiti is flood coated adequately, with enough dwell time to fully dissolve the graffiti before rinsing.   For example, if you applied Bare Brick Stone & Masonry Remover as instructed but then found that an extra coat faded the graffiti more - It generally means the dwell time wasn't long enough the first time.   So always remember to FLOOD coat graffiti generously and leave it on...THE LONGER, THE WETTER,THE BETTER! Let the products do the work for you. The last thing started is always your...

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