Graffiti is a common problem that affects a number of buildings across Australia and the Sunshine Coast. While some graffiti is a beautiful form of self-expression, some are pure vandalism that damage wood and turn it into a less than attractive mess!
The good news is that there are a few ways to remove graffiti from timber, and most of them are relatively easy to do if caught and treated quickly. Here is what you need to know about removing graffiti from timber.
Restore Your Wooden Surfaces
Graffiti vandals use a variety of spray cans, marker pens, and other highly visible materials to tag and vandalise objects. Almost all residential and commercial properties include bespoke design elements, feature walls, or fences that help to improve the property’s appearance while also providing security and privacy, with timber a common construction material.
When vandalised, this not only damages the surface but greatly affects the appearance and curb appeal of the property.
Identify Application Type
First, you need to determine the colour and type of graffiti material so you know how to remove it. Therefore, before you start removing it, it is important that you take the time to identify the mode of application so you can determine the best technique that will ensure the vandalism is efficiently removed.
Some common materials used in the application of graffiti include:
- Grease pencils
- Spray paint
- Water-based paint
- Shoe Polis
- Spray paint
Choosing The Best Removal Method
Depending on the material used, there are a variety of ways that you can remove your graffiti. It is crucial to determine the best removal method to ensure that the fence is preserved and left undamaged. Similarly, it is just as important to remove the graffiti as soon as possible, as if it sits for too long, it will absorb deeper into the wood and be difficult to remove.
Leave It To The Professionals
Often, it may be tempting to try and remove graffiti and vandalism yourself, many do not achieve the desired results. Unfortunately, Pressure washing a fence can be intrinsically troublesome due to the softness and natural ageing of timber as well as the presence of growth and algae. As such it is recommended that property owners consider professional graffiti removal services. Companies, such as Water Attack Pressure Washing, offer a range of quality graffiti removal services.
Whether you want to remove spray paint from wood furniture or to remove spray paint from the wood deck, you can count on expert techniques. Professionals use a combination of high pressure and low-pressure washers, high-quality detergents and the most advanced cleaning techniques to ensure that your fence is returned to its former glory with minimal fuss.
Professional Graffiti Removal
Water Attack Pressure Washing are the experts you need to efficiently restore your surfaces. The team expert team can assist by offering superior services for your wooden surfaces and will provide you with the most professional service in restoring your fence to its former glory.
With years of experience, Water Attack Pressure Washing is fully insured, giving you peace of mind that you are protected.