It’s likely that one or more of your portable toilets will be the target of vandals at some point. If you are unfortunate enough to find a unit that has been tagged with graffiti, don’t panic. You do have options to remove the graffiti so you don’t have to replace the unit or leave the unsightly paint.
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Option 1: Graffiti Removal Chemicals
Graffiti remover comes in aerosol cans as a spray or in liquid form.
Step 1: Apply the graffiti remover to the affected area.
Step 2: Let sit for the amount of time specified on the container.
Step 3: Wipe away with a rag, or rinse with water.
Step 4: Repeat Steps 1-3 as necessary until the graffiti has been fully removed.
Option 2: Grit
An alternative method and one to consider for extra-tough removal jobs is to incorporate grit, which has particles small enough to penetrate the microscopic indentations found in the walls.
Step 1: Add sand or pumice powder to your graffiti removal chemical or other cleaning agent.
Step 2: Use a scrubbing brush to clean the affected area.
Step 3: Rinse with water.
Step 4: Repeat Steps 1-3 as necessary until the graffiti has been fully removed
* Note: This cleaning method may leave scratch marks on the walls. To repair, use a heat gun or torch to slightly melt the plastic of the scratched area. Once complete, the treated area should return to close to the original color and texture.
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