Graffiti removal techniques


Methods, materials and procedures to remove graffiti posts from public surfaces: identifying the surface type and material to be removed, selecting a removal method and chemical substances and applying a protective coating layer.

Alternative labels

graffiti removal methods
graffiti removal technique
graffiti extraction techniques
techniques to remove graffiti
graffiti extraction methods

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Graffiti removal techniques is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Street artist: Street artists create visual art such as graffiti art or sticker art in urban environments’ public spaces, on the streets, typically expressing feelings or political views and ideas, opting for non-traditional art venues.

Optional knowledge

Graffiti removal techniques is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Street sweeper: Street sweepers operate sweeping equipment and machinery to remove waste, leaves or debris from streets. They maintain records of sweeping operations and maintain, clean and perform minor repairs to the equipment used.
Building exterior cleaner: Building exterior cleaners remove dirt and litter from a building’s exterior, as well as perform restoration tasks. They ensure the cleaning methods are compliant with safety regulations, and monitor the exteriors to ensure they are in proper condition.
Advertising installer: Advertising installers attach posters and other advertisement materials on buildings, buses and underground transport and in other public places such as shopping malls, in order to attract the attention of passersby. They use equipment to climb buildings and reach higher places, following health and safety regulations and procedures.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022

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