Graffiti Removal and Abatement Kit Information

The South Portland Police Department is often asked by victims of graffiti, "How do I remove the graffiti from my property?"

There are several methods to remove graffiti from a wide variety of surfaces, they include;

  • Graffiti Remover
  • Carburetor Cleaner
  • Goof Off
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Removing fresh paint from metal use damp sand with a rag
  • Sandpaper also removes paint from metal
  • If the paint is old, it's usually easier to simply paint over it with an appropriate color using a paint roller

There are several business that specialize in removing graffiti by various methods, they include;

Magic Carpet Inc. 767-1359 magiccarpet@maine.rr.com

Central Maine Cleaning 990-3811

Others can be located on line or through the phone book

(If your company specializes in removing graffiti and you want to added to this list, please contact the South Portland Police department Selective Enforcement unit at 799-9720 X 7254)

Also Graffiti Abatement Kits are available for purchase at the following locations;

Drillen Hardware at 460 Cottage Road

Graffiti Abatement Kits can also be obtained, free of charge, at the South Portland Police Department. The kits were donated by HOME DEPOT