APEM removes graffiti from private and public properties anywhere in Houston and surrounding areas.
Graffiti is writing or markings, such as initials, slogans or drawings, that are written, spray painted or etched on a property such as a sidewalks or walls of a buildings, signs, playgrounds, retaining walls, etc. without consent of the owner.
Graffiti is a crime punishable under the Texas Penal Code as a misdemeanor or felony, depending on the level of damage. Call 9-1-1 if you see anyone in the act of graffiti BUT THEN CALL APEM for a professional and quick removal.
We use a special chemical that allows us to save you the trouble of having to repaint a surface while eliminating all or most of the graffiti paint.
Acting Quickly is the Key
Graffiti can often leave your property with a “black eye” in the form of visual pollution. It can damage your image by creating an unsafe or un-secure feeling in the eyes of visitors to your facility, shopping center or subdivision. The good news is, we can help restore graffiti marked areas to their original condition through specially designed removal agents .
We often provide the following tips to property owners and managers if they have been targeted by graffiti vandals:
- Quick response is key – The difficulty of removing graffiti often is determined by the length of time it has been present. Additionally, a quick response cuts the thrill factor for vandals who will typically move on to a property that does not bother dealing with removal. If the graffiti is gang related, removing it promptly also prevents rivals from marking the territory and tagging adjacent areas on your property as a response to the original vandals.
- Don’t give up and be persistent – While many types of graffiti are not gang related and are a one-time form of vandalism; if it re-occurs, be persistent and continue the removal process. Graffiti takes the time and effort of vandals and your efforts will make them look elsewhere to do their damage.
Employing an Effective and Quality Graffiti Removal Service
Some graffiti removal products and services can make a surface end up looking worse than before the removal process began. A simple bit of analysis of the surface and the substance used for the graffiti is the first step in determining the best approach to the situation. Each case is different and removal methods will vary based on the initial assessment. The graffiti removal experts at APEM can identify and select the correct method to restore your property to its original condition.